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Mayor Bill De Blasio’s affordable housing initiative is coming to Sheepshead Bay — and some community leaders worry the plan could cause a parking nightmare in the neighborhood. On Tuesday, October 13, officials from the Department of City Planning (DCP) will present a set of zoning proposals to Community Board 15, which are intended to encourage…

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The 24th annual Bayfest took over Emmons Avenue this Sunday, organized by the Bay Improvement Group, and drawing about a dozen performers and thousands of people into the warm weather. With two main stages blasting music, and more bands scattered near the piers past Dooley Street, there was entertainment for all ages, and all types.…

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They like them. They really like them. The Bay Improvement Group doled out its unique BIG Oscars award, featuring an Academy Award replica next to a big ol’ fish, during it’s dinner ceremony last Thursday at il Fornetto (2902 Emmons Avenue), honoring local heroes and community contributors. This year the group recognized two genuine life-savers: Police Officer…


The Bay Improvement Group (BIG) is teaming up with Councilman Chaim Deutsch to sponsor BIG’s 24th Annual Celebrity Holiday Caroling Free Concert and Toy Drive for Battered Women, Needy and Terminally Ill Children. The yearly outreach event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Baron Dekalb, 3000 Emmons Avenue at Nostrand Avenue, Sunday, December 14 from 5:00pm to…


Community and civic leaders met with representatives for the owners of Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza to discuss a plan to add a new floor to the development. The heated discussion boiled down to whether or not the plan was an investment in the community’s viability post-Sandy, or a bailout for a landlord who made a bad buy. The…


The following is a press release from the Bay Improvement Group: Elected officials, recovery organizations, community leaders, and residents of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, will gather on Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30pm to remember the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which devastated South Brooklyn, including this waterfront community. The remembrance, part of a city-wide initiative “Light…

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