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Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA.— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1, 2015 A 50-year-old construction worker died after falling from a Neptune Avenue construction site in Brighton Beach. The worker, Vidal Sanchez-Roman of Coney Island, plummeted from the sixth floor of 360…

Real Estate 2443 Ocean Avenue (Source: Google Maps)

A long overgrown and litter strewn lot at 2443 Ocean Avenue will soon become the construction site for a planned six-story, 28-unit residential development. The developer, Bernard Weingarten, of Mesivta Haichel HaTorah, has owned the property since 1975, according to New York YIMBY, which first reported on the plans. Though the property, near Avenue T,…

News Source: Jacinta Quesada via Wikimedia

After a sluggish start, the city appears to making headway on its Build it Back post-Sandy recovery program, but in the Sheepshead Bay Courts, rebuilding is posing a bit of a challenge. As of February, 389 houses have been completed – up from zero a year ago – and 2,482 checks have been mailed, amounting to $45 million in reimbursements.…

News The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department (Source:

The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department, the volunteer firefighting base of Gerritsen Beach where many locals took refuge after Superstorm Sandy, is slated to get a $2.4 million overhaul to protect it from future extreme weather events. The funds come for the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery following a proposal from the local NY Rising committee, and…

News Photo by Vladimir Kuvatov

EXCLUSIVE: The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach will be shuttered for 2.5 months, as contractors work to eradicate a shipworm infestation and protect against future damage. The Department of Transportation found the presence of marine borers eating away the timber pilings supporting the Ocean Avenue footbridge, as well as eight other structures across Brooklyn and Manhattan. The DOT…

News Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman

Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…

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