Sheepshead Bay

Come stroll the Brighton Beach Boardwalk

Borscht by the seashore. Sometimes you really need a dose of Brighton Beach. Coney Island gets all the love from tourists and selfie-snappers. But Brighton Beach is terrific too in its own quiet way. … Full Article

Jewish, Muslim teens share interfaith dinner

In the Middle East, some Jews and Muslims may be fighting it out, but in Sheepshead Bay, youthful members of the two religions got together on Thursday for an interfaith celebration of Iftar, the monthly meal during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. … Full Article

The Coney Island Boardwalk gets landmarked, here's what that means

A city panel unanimously declared the Coney Island Boardwalk a scenic landmark on Tuesday — but the move will not protect the iconic tourist attraction from being paved over or replaced with plastic planks. … Full Article


Feeling left out, Coney Island residents demand ferry service

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s big announcement that the city is pumping $300 million into the ferry system to buy bigger boats didn’t impress Coney Island residents, who charged that the city’s ferry frenzy is unfairly bypassing their waterfront neighborhood. … Full Article

Sheepshead Bay to get 60-unit rental building

New permits have revealed that a mixed-use development will soon rise at 2633 Ocean Ave. The corner lot currently sits vacant, but will eventually yield an eight-story structure with adjacent enclosed parking designed to accommodate 30 vehicles. … Full Article

Parks Department moving ‘booze cruises’ out of Sheepshead Bay

The city is being hailed in Sheepshead Bay for a plan to scatter the Emmons Avenue “booze cruise” business — but the plan has enraged lawmakers in the other Brooklyn neighborhoods that will soon host the floating bacchanal. … Full Article

The Coney Island Boardwalk could still become a concrete sidewalk, preservationists warn

Even being named a city landmark won't save the Coney Island Boardwalk from becoming a sidewalk, preservationists warned Tuesday. … Full Article


Should the Coney Island Boardwalk be landmarked? Make your voice heard

Should the Coney Island Boardwalk be landmarked?

Here's your chance to make your voice heard on this matter. … Full Article

Cuomo hints Trump is reason for IDC-Democratic truce

President Donald Trump and Republicans in Washington, D.C. are a big part of the reason the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) rejoined the Senate’s mainstream Democrats on Wednesday after years of estrangement, Gov. … Full Article

Former NYPD detectives accused of rape inch closer to trial

The 19-year-old calling out two former NYPD detectives for allegedly taking turns raping her while she was handcuffed in their patrol car faced her accused attackers in court on Thursday leading up to their trial date. … Full Article


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