Police & Fire
0 Homeless Man Found Dead In Box Trailer

A 45-year-old homeless man was found dead in a box trailer in Coney Island over the weekend, according to officials. The still-unidentified man, called only Luis, was discovered unresponsive at 3:04am in the parked truck in front of Nick’s Auto Glass shop, located…

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Missing Senior: Zachery Merritt, 65, Last Seen In Coney Island

Police are searching for a Coney Island man who went missing last week. Zachery Merritt, 65, was last last seen on February 27, at 8pm, at his home located at 2316 Surf Avenue. Merritt is described as a black man with brown eyes, weighing approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black cap and…


This Weekend’s Sheepshead Bay Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening in and around Sheepshead Bay this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 2280 Burnett Street #4J List Price: $145,000, $566 maintenance Size: One bedroom, one bathroom Details: Animal lovers, take note — this neighborhood straddling co-op is all ready to welcome you and your best furry friend.…


Monuments Shop Replaces Kosher Pizzeria On Jerome Avenue

Pizza is dead. Long live pizza. The 1730 Jerome Avenue storefront that has for years been occupied by various kosher pizzerias is now a monuments shop, selling tombstones and other memorials “for all cemeteries.” The shop opened up some time in the past week, taking up the storefront that’s been empty since July 2014 when…