8 The Commute: State And City DOT Are A Bad Joke

THE COMMUTE: Confusing signage near where the Belt Parkway separates from the Gowanus Expressway has been misleading commuters for months — sending baffled Belt-bound drivers over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. However, because the left lane switches to a high-occupancy vehicle lane during the…

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Teens Robbed At Gunpoint In Marine Park

Police are searching for three suspects they say robbed a group of teenagers in Marine Park on Monday, July 27. The victims, who range in age from 15 to 18 years old, were hanging out in the park around 10:40pm when they were approached by three black men, one armed with a gun, who demanded…


This Weekend’s Sheepshead Bay Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting Sheepshead Bay (and surrounding areas) open house listings for this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 2838 Coyle Street List Price: $449,000, homeowners association (HOA) fee, $150/month Size: Two bedrooms, three bathrooms Details: Located just off trendy Emmons Avenue and a stone’s throw from the Sheepshead Bay waterfront, this…


Celebrate Atlas Steakhouse’s Soft Opening With Free Sangria & More (Sponsored)

Atlas Steakhouse, located at 943 Coney Island Avenue, brings the upscale food and fun of dining out in Manhattan to Ditmas Park for an affordable price. This brand new steakhouse is all about the experience. Taking inspiration from the Mediterranean steakhouse model, Atlas makes quality meat and customer comfort its priority. Diners have a chance…


Councilman Deutsch Aims To Revitalize Local Shopping Districts

City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is looking to clean up his district’s commercial centers and make them more hospitable to both store owners and shoppers. Deutsch is behind several initiatives, mostly centered around Sheepshead Bay Road, that will increase the police presence in the area, clean up trash, and lift some of the burdensome fines and penalties the…