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Could Citi Bikes Help Boost Tourism For Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach...

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, there are a lot of talk about how to help Sheepshead Bay bounce back economically. A key question...

Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza Developer Seeks Additional Floor, Shocking Community Leaders

ONLY ON SHEEPSHEAD BITES: The owners of Loehmann's Seaport Plaza (2027 Emmons Avenue) have submitted plans to the Department of Building to construct a...

Sheepshead Swans Get Stay Of Execution As Agency Explores Alternative Methods...

In a rare victory for Southern Brooklyn wildlife, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Friday that it will revise its...

Local Pols Introduce Legislation To Protect Swans

Queens State Senator Tony Avella has introduced a bill that would establish a two-year moratorium on the state Department of Environmental Conservation's plan to...

On Webers Court, Where Swans And People Live Side-By-Side, Mute Swans...

Paige Strackman has lived for eight years in her home on Webers Court, a bungalow-lined private street off Emmons Avenue that ends in a...

Breakdown: The Mute Swan Management Plan That Could See Sheepshead’s Iconic...

We recently published an article announcing New York State's newest plan to eliminate mute swan, the iconic species the dot the Sheepshead Bay waterfront,...

And Now They Want To Murder Sheepshead Bay’s Swans…

The water gently lulls as the seagulls echo each other and the swans create the soft ripples that circle outwards towards idyllic sidewalks filled...

John F. Kennedy Watercolor Painting Of Sheepshead Bay Will Be Auctioned...

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was also a watercolor enthusiast, and produced a painting of our beloved Sheepshead Bay...

Ocean Avenue Footbridge To Finally Receive Paint Job After Sandy Repairs

Contractors for the Department of Transportation were at the Ocean Avenue footbridge today, putting a layer of primer down on the 132-year-old span -...

Vladislav Cheloudko Dies In Apparant Boating Accident Off Manhattan Beach

Authorities fished the unconscious body of Vladislav Cheloudko, 41, out of the Rockaway Inlet behind Kingsborough Community College yesterday afternoon, in what appears to...

Sandy-Wrecked Ship Off Kingsborough Marina Becomes Home To Marine Life

It's amazing how quickly nature takes its toll on man-made objects. And even more amazing how long it takes to clean it all up. The...

BREAKING: Drowning Victim Pulled From Sheepshead Bay’s Water, Near Nostrand Avenue

(THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED HERE.) Police scanner reports indicate that a drowning victim has been pulled from the waters of Sheepshead Bay on Emmons...

Fort Greene Bike Shops Expect Citi Bikes to Boost Sales

With biking in New York City becoming increasingly popular, local bike shop owners see each Citi Bike cyclist as a potential new customer.

Construction Kicks Off For Emmons Avenue Beautification Project

The Parks Department planted approximately two dozen new trees along Emmons Avenue west of Ocean Avenue this week, as the city moves to complete...

Baba Ganoush On The Bay! Anatolian Gyro Owner Converts Amberjack Into...

The Amberjack V (Emmons Avenue, Pier 10), a long-time staple of Sheepshead Bay's harbor cruise fleet, was reborn when it reopened on Friday as a Mediterranean...