2 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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Two Hospitalized By Electrical Fire On Avenue Z

Two people were hospitalized and residents had to evacuate because of an electrical fire on Saturday evening in the basement of a seven-story building at 1213 Avenue Z that knocked out power on the property for more than 24 hours, according to the FDNY. The fire department says more than 100 emergency workers respond the fire, which was reported just…


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…


Sheepshead Bay Salvation Army Store Moving To A New Location On Nostrand Avenue

After almost eight years in business, the Salvation Army thrift shop at 3718 Nostrand Avenue will soon close its doors. But for those who noticed the “for rent” sign outside and worry about where to score knick knacks, inexpensive clothing, or just need a spot to drop off donations, don’t worry. The store will reopen…