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Downed Electrical Line Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 7,700+ Con...

As many as 7,724 Con Edison customers along a broad swath of Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend and Manhattan Beach were left without power this morning...

Plumb Beach Stolen By Rockaway Beach?

Plumb Beach, the Brooklyn beach of...plumbs, has been labeled as part of Rockaway Beach, annoying anyone that knows the difference between Queens and Brooklyn....

City Touts Plumb Beach Restoration As Model For Storm Resiliency

Plumb Beach is considered one of the most vulnerable stretches of coastlines in the city, and the overall sand replenishment and long-term restoration effort...

New Management Plan Considers The Future Of Jamaica Bay

The Obama administration is looking to transform Jamaica Bay and other parks located in urban areas, into hotspots for hiking, biking, boating and camping,...

Plumb Beach Bike Path Has Been Reopened (Oh, But Not The...

The Plumb Beach bike path - part of the Brooklyn Greenway that extends around most of the borough's waterfront - has reopened several months...

Superstorm Sandy Damage Causes BK Waterfront Epic Ride To Roll Through...

Look out, Bensonhurst! Nearly 1,000 bicyclists will roll through the neighborhood, as Superstorm Sandy-related construction to the seawall has forced one of the borough's...

Fidler Secures $450k For Plumb Beach Bike Path Repairs, But Work...

ONLY ON SHEEPSHEAD BITES: The money's finally in the pot to make long-awaited repairs to a section of bicycle path that crumbled into the waters...

Wondering How The Newly Restored Plumb Beach Looks From The Sky?...

As we all know by now, the Army Corps of Engineers has been hard at work replenishing sand at Plumb Beach and installing long-term...

Army Corps Changes Plans, Plumb Beach Bike Path Will Be Closed...

Bad news for bicyclists. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed its plans regarding the bike path that runs along Plumb Beach. In a...

What’s Going On At Brigham Street? It’s The Drop Off Point...

We've received a lot of e-mails these last few days about what's going on at Brigham Street, south of Emmons Avenue. The stretch of...

Photos: Flash Floods Strike Southern Brooklyn Coastal Communities

The National Weather Service issued a sudden Flash Flood Warning shortly before 8:30 a.m. and lasting until 9:15 a.m., as a torrent of rainfall...

Photos: Flash Floods Strike Southern Brooklyn Coastal Communities

The National Weather Service issued a sudden Flash Flood Warning shortly before 8:30 a.m. and lasting until 9:15 a.m., as a torrent of rainfall...

Sex On The Beach: Horseshoe Crab Mating Season Has Kicked Off

Hundreds of horseshoe crabs invaded the subtle slopes of Plumb Beach's shoreline in their own sex-fueled, prehistoric rendition of the Allied invasion of Normandy...

Plumb Beach Repairs Continue In April, Parking Lot To Be Closed...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to kick off the second phase of construction on Plumb Beach in April, but say...

Remember When Emmons Avenue And Knapp Street Was Called Hog Point...

Sheepshead Bites reader Andy Baum tipped us off to this beautiful and fascinating photograph of what is now Emmons Avenue and Knapp Street, an area once...