Brittany Ramos DeBarros (Image: Campaign)Representative Nicole Malliotakis has been in Congress for less than two months. But she’s already facing a progressive challenge for her seat. Brittany Ramos DeBarros [https://www.brittanyforcongress.org/], a 32-year-old Army veteran who spent a year in Afghanistan, announced on Thursday that she
Sheepshead Post Office building on fire. Photo via CitizenThe fire on the second floor of the building where the Sheepshead Bay branch [https://brooklyn.postofficehours.us/new-york/BAY/2628-E-18TH-ST-11235/] of the USPS is located at 2628 E 18th St started on Friday morning. The report of a fire came in
District Leader Lori Maslow at a virtual Brooklyn Democratic Party event in December.Southern Brooklyn Democrat Lori Maslow resigned from her District Leader position in the Brooklyn Democratic Party on Thursday, after weeks of intense criticism over a series of racist tweets threatened to derail the party’s election forum.
Mariya Markh, a political liaison who previously worked for several Brooklyn Council Members, announced her campaign for the borough’s 48th Council District seat [https://www.markh2021.com/] on Monday. The District includes Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay and parts of Midwood. Markh, who most recently worked [https://www.
Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] SHEEPSHEAD BAY – A 26-year-old man is dead after a driver struck him with a car
Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] SHEEPSHEAD BAY – A 31-year-old man is dead after losing control of his car and driving
In the heart of Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, there is a very literal divide. Avenue U, between Coney Island Avenue and Batchelder Street, lies directly on the border of “red” and “yellow” COVID-19 cluster designations. In practice, this means that the Avenue’s non-essential businesses on the north side are
Amber Adler and her children. (Photo via Rathkopf Photography, with permission) HOMECREST – Amber Adler, 36, has always given back to the community. The more you scroll down her Facebook feed, the various photos and posts you will see of her distributing meals, volunteering and talking to neighbors about what they
Bicyclist in Brooklyn, file photo/BklynerBikes have always been a source of free transportation, a way to exercise without a gym membership, and an excellent alternative to exploring the city on foot. At this strange crossroads, however, biking is also a necessity for thousands of Brooklyn residents deemed essential workers.
Welcome back to this week’s openings and closings. With slightly warmer weather (let us dream) come new places to enjoy a cocktail, a few casual made-for-takeout spots, and a vegan restaurant. We have only one goodbye this week, to an eight-year-old Greenpoint favorite. Brooklyn Heights Bohemien Bar [http://bohemienbar.
By Clifford Michael, THE CITY [https://thecity.nyc/2020/02/bail-law-fuels-gop-challenge-to-reformer-in-swing-district.html] . A year after State Sen. Andrew Gounardes beat GOP stalwart Marty Golden, Brooklyn Republicans are weighing challenges against the freshman Democrat — with a rallying cry of undoing bail reform. Gounardes, 36, beat the longtime state senator by 1,
Photo credit Gregg Richards, Brooklyn Public LibraryThis morning a ribbon was cut and stories were read to celebrate the reopening of Sheepshead Bay Library at 2636 E. 14th Street (Between Shore Parkway and Sheepshead Bay Road). The $275,000 renovation – a new paint job, installing of new floor, bookshelves, storage
B44 SBS on dedicated bus lane.The warning period is over and starting today, December 30, those found blocking the B44 SBS Bus lane will get tickets with fines up to $250, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced. Tickets will be issued based on evidence collected by cameras mounted to
Brooklyn Bagel Boys on Coney Island Avenue. Robert S./Flickr [https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniepicso/23447131383/in/photolist-BHWFgV-aNgRpZ-aNgSza-P1kJKa-adBV2p-aNgXWk-2iBCfg-dH4e6Y-aew5bk-4JgkDC-dm1NcQ-9AsNCF-6pzqY-McNAa-eaDZD7-3DnNzB-D9AuMQ-6pzri-5B5J2j-a7SwE5-a6hkBN-711xWu-8Nq7G2-4xeEpd-7MjWrW-nEoiD-8Ntdxo-9hMe75-92Tajy-BucQsH-7JZPB8-64z6J4-hDYvWf-9SEXGk-4gxjvs-8mEhYy-4LCqqT-9JNP7-5DAYMm-8A2tXH-8A5ABq-atJ8UH-8A5Az1-8A2u22-8aPr3a-5xiWsd-Jrafh-cUmy8y-4LGABy-7ku286] SHEEPSHEAD BAY — A fight b
Avalon Brooklyn Bay, a 30-story tower with units for rent and for purchase, looks over the water of Sheepshead Bay from Voorhies Avenue and Sheepshead Bay Road. November 1, 2019. Theresa Gaffney/BklynerSHEEPSHEAD BAY — A behemoth looms over Voorhies Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, its shadow falling over the rickety elevated
Thanksgiving can be stressful. Cooking in a too-small kitchen, worrying if the turkey will dry out, running out of wine, cleaning up after too many people. Luckily, this is Brooklyn, and all of that is optional. These 10 places are all serving Thanksgiving dinner this year — sans doing dishes. Meadowsweet