14 The Commute: Dangerous Road Conditions

THE COMMUTE: In July, I discussed confusing signage on the Gowanus Expressway regarding the Belt Parkway exit existing for months. It could lead to accidents due to drivers making last minute decisions, and the State Department of Transportation (DOT) stated that they…

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42 Homes Without Power After Electrical Fire In Midwood At least 42 homes in Midwood are without power due to an electrical fire that occurred just before midnight on Monday evening, according to a spokesperson for Con Edison. The FDNY says a smoking manhole was reported near the intersection of East 7th Street and Avenue N at 11:29pm. Emergency responders put out the fire,…


Sheepshead Bay Apartment Rental Roundup

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of intriguing Sheepshead Bay apartment listings — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! Newly-Reno’ed 2BR In Homecrest Area Available: Immediately Price: $1,700 Size: Two bedrooms, one bathroom Details: Located…


Save Lady Moody’s House & Coney Island Pumping Station

Time is running out. Last month, we reported that the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided to address its backlog of landmark status requests for nearly 100 city sites by holding a series of hearings this fall. On October 8, the LPC will consider granting protected status to seven Brooklyn locations — including Gravesend’s Lady Moody House and the Coney Island Pumping…


After Two Month Delay, Wahlburgers Opens In Coney Island

After a two month delay, Wahlburgers, the fast food franchise owned by Hollywood stars Donnie and Mark Wahlberg and their chef brother Paul, opened in Coney Island Monday. The new burger joint, located across the street from the original Nathan’s Famous on Stillwell Avenue, is part of an aggressive expansion by the franchise, which is being…