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Coffee Spot cafe, which boasts “NO PANIC” in masking tape on their glass storefront, appears to capture the sentiments of most business owners in the waterfront area, who are doing little in the face of the hurricane’s threat. A handful of businesses on Sheepshead Bay Road, Emmons Avenue and the blocks surrounding them are indeed […]

Poll: Will You Evacuate For Hurricane Irene?


by Ned Berke on Aug 27th, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg issues a mandatory order of evacuation for Zone A residents, which include many neighbors in Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach and Sheepshead Bay. But many still seem to be hanging on, claiming the storms will not be as bad as the city suggests. What do you plan to do?

Hurricane Irene-Related Event Cancellations In The Area


by Erica Sherman on Aug 26th, 2011

I think it is fair to say that, given the severity of the warnings we are receiving about the monster hurricane headed our way, all fun and outdoorsy events scheduled for Sunday, August 28 either are or will be canceled. According to Brooklyn.com, “Due to the hurricane, the city has revoked all permits for events […]

Hurricane Irene has claimed it’s first victim. Minutes after Sheepshead Bites posted that the Brighton Beach Neighborhood Association’s annual Brighton Jubilee would go forward despite the hurricane, executive director Pat Singer made a snap decision to call off the event for safety reasons. Singer said she consulted with authorities at the 60th Precinct – as well […]

Sheepshead Bay and much of Brooklyn’s southern coastline could be among the city’s worst hit areas if struck by a hurricane, and the Office of Emergency Management is urging residents to prepare themselves. All of Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach, Coney Island and Plumb Beach – in addition to stretches of Sheepshead Bay and Bath Beach […]

Don’t blame us for the late notice. We only received it this afternoon. The Southeast Brooklyn Waterfront (Mill Basin, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, Georgetown) NY Rising Community Planning Committee to Host Public Meeting on Tuesday, July 29 for the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program  New York – Community members of Mill Basin, Marine Park, Bergen […]

Sheepshead Bay Apartment Rental Roundup


by Eric Jankiewicz on Mar 18th, 2014

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. […]

Sheepshead Bay And Gravesend Apartment Rental Roundup


by Eric Jankiewicz on Feb 11th, 2014

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. […]

It’s no small secret that a large amount, perhaps even the majority, of Brooklynites living in Zone A failed to heed the city’s call for a mandatory evacuation during Superstorm Sandy. Some felt the storm would not be as devastating as it proved to be, and reflected on the city’s pointless mandatory evacuation during Hurricane […]

In an exhaustive, and frankly depressing, report by the New York Times, the decision not to evacuate nursing homes in vulnerable flood zones by state and city officials, including the Sea Crest Health Care Facility on Coney Island, produced disastrous conditions for thousands of disable seniors across Zone A communities. Concluding that the approaching storm would […]

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