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Plumb Beach – Sheepshead Bay’s Rough Diamond

If you’re a South Brooklynite, chances are you’ve passed that beach right at the end of Emmons Avenue.  Perhaps you’ve driven by as you...

Photo: Fishing on Plumb Beach, 1973

DailyDOCUMERICA recently dug up this old photo of Plum Beach, taken in May 1973 by Coney Island native Arthur Tress. It looks to be a...

Plumb, Gerritsen Beaches To Be Cleaned As Part Of “Clean Streets...

There will soon be less trash scattered around Plumb Beach and Gerritsen Beach, as New York City and the Environmental Protection Agency launch the...

1973 Plum Beach Photo: Even Then, Garbage In Abundance

This photo is from DailyDOCUMENTERICA, a Tumblr that aggregates vintage 70's photos from the Environmental Protection Agency. It was taken May of 1973 by...

ACTION ALERT: Demand Dredging Of Sheepshead Bay!

http://www.youtube.com/v/4tR33je17jg?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 Army Corps of Engineers officials presented the plans for restoring Plumb Beach and solving long-term erosion issues at a hearing last Thursday, and the...

Plumb Beach Restoration Plans Outlined, Construction Could Begin As Early As...

U.S Army Corps of Engineers and city officials are working together to save Plumb Beach and the Belt Parkway from catastrophe, and have come...

Poison Ivy Makes Its Seasonal Debut

Plumb Beach is named as it is because of the beach plumbs that grow there, ripening in August. But we're wondering if it should...

Midweek Photo: Enjoy It While You Can

These two make me feel like I'm thinking, even though I'm not. Believe me, I'm definitely not thinking. Snapped by freelance photographer Darius Vick, and...

Ex-Cop Fights Plumb Beach Lewdness Charges

A former NYPD detective is battling charges that he publicly fondled himself on Plumb Beach last August, saying there was no way the arresting...

Park Police Denies Arrests At Plumb Beach

In comments to Courier-Life reporters, a spokesperson for Gateway National Park said that the United Stated Park Police did not arrest anywhere near the...

Leaders Consider Long Term Solutions For Plumb Beach

The silver lining in the recent devastation of Plumb Beach is that community leaders, and city, state, and federal agencies are finally considering long...

Plumb Beach Destruction Goes Beyond Bike Path

The devastation caused to Plumb Beach this weekend by the remnants of Hurricane Ida was "No surprise," according to members of Sheepshead Bay/Plumb Beach...

Hurricane Ida Batters Plumb Beach

This weekend's storms sparked by Hurricane Ida battered the Plumb Beach coastline, leaving a trail of destruction and providing fuel for a new wave...

Butterfly and Bird Walk at Plumb Beach

On Saturday, October 24, the NYC Audubon Butterfly and Bird Walk at Plumb Beach is kicking off at the Plumb Beach Round House off...

Brigham Park Receives $500k, Becomes Political Twilight Zone

Nearly a year after initial designs were unveiled for the Brigham Street Park and news of the project teetered off, the little park we're...