Browsing: brigham st

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“C’mon, bird. Move that way,” the officer barked at the swan. A rebellious bird ran a-fowl of the law* on Sunday night, staging an apparent protest in the middle of Brigham Street on Sunday, just south of Emmons Avenue. “A swan was blocking Brigham Street, preventing traffic movement and cars from pulling out from parking…

Police & Fire
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A man was crushed to death by a tow truck this morning outside of the Lyghthouse Inn on Brigham Street. Emergency responders were called to the scene just after 8:00 a.m. for an unconscious patient. FDNY EMS arrived and declared the man dead-on-arrival. Early reports indicate the victim was a homeless man, although the FDNY could not…

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ONLY ON SHEEPSHEAD BITES: After many years, proposals, battles and studies, the plans to begin work on Sheepshead Bay’s newest green space, Brigham Street Park, are finally unveiled. The park will be sited at Brigham Street, sandwiched between Emmons Avenue and the waterfront. The current site is now a rubble-filled lot abutting the entrance to the…

Events
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More than 20 families will be joining forces to hold a garage sale with “something for everyone,” on two consecutive weekend days — September 22 and 29 — from 9:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Brigham Street between Avenue W and Avenue X. The multi-family garage sale will feature household items, clothing, hardware, tools, toys, glassware,…

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DailyDOCUMERICA recently dug up this old photo of Plum Beach, taken in May 1973 by Coney Island native Arthur Tress. It looks to be a part of the same Tress series as the Plumb Beach photo we showed you – also from DailyDOCUMERICA – in early July. Looks like they’re having fun, but considering they’re fishing…

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Bryan Eisenberg thought things were getting better after he brought the fight with his landlord online. After Sheepshead Bites’ report about his website and his tensions with his allegedly abusive landlord, other news outlets picked it up. Government agencies started paying a little more attention, and the landlord, NYPD officer Mehtab Malhi, was shamed into making…

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In the 1990’s, city officials made a promise to Sheepshead Bay residents that a park will be built south of Emmons Avenue at Brigham Street on city-owned parkland. Two decades later, that promise is closer to being kept with Councilman Lew Fidler, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and other public officials securing more than $3 million in…

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A lesson for landlords: if you’re going to pick a fight with a tenant, don’t do it with a social media guru of international acclaim. They might just air your dirty laundry. That’s the lesson being learned by the property owners of 2842 Brigham Street – an address that may well live on in infamy…

Real Estate
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The property at 3070 Avenue U, at the corner of Bragg Street, has been sold to a real estate investment trust for $11 million – but, local druggies, don’t fret; it’s likely to remain a Walgreens. According to PropertyShark, the sale went through on June 30 for $11,015,385 to American Realty Capital, previously owned by “W…

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