Browsing: east 16th st

Real Estate
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The developers behind the 30-story residential tower slated for 1501 Voorhies Avenue are envisioning a luxurious haven for the area’s wealthiest residents, housed behind a gated entrance on Sheepshead Bay Road and with units starting at $700,000, Sheepshead Bites has learned. Muss Development and AvalonBay, the development team behind the planned 280,000-square-foot, 333-foot tall proposal,…

Real Estate
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When developers proposed a 22-story development at 1501 Voorhies Avenue, the community balked at the sheer scale of the project. After sitting silent for five years and a change in ownership, new plans have been filed for a whopping 30-story residential development. Muss Development and AvalonBay submitted the plans to the Department of Buildings yesterday outlining a…

Police & Fire
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Months after a double shooting in Midwood left one dead and no arrests, authorities are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an indictment. The quiet, peaceful stretch of East 16th Street near Avenue I erupted into violence just after 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18. Neighbors reported hearing a series of gunshots, and police…

Food & Nightlife octosalad-1
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THE BITE: Most people know by now that Anatolian Gyro has moved off of Sheepshead Bay Road, around the corner to East 16th Street. What many might not realize is that they’ve also added a few new items to the menu. Among them? The octopus salad ($13.50), sure to become a staple of this writer’s diet. Anatolian Gyro will be…

Real Estate
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Muss Development, the developer that built and manages Brighton Beach’s Oceana Condominium complex, has snapped up a sprawling 87,500-square-foot development site on Sheepshead Bay Road that was previously slated to become a mall – and they’ve announced plans to make it fully residential. The deal was done in two parts, with Muss teaming up with AvalonBay Communities…

Arts & Culture
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The trailer for Bill Murray’s new flick, St. Vincent, was released last week and it’s chock full of shots of Marine Park. Scenes for the movie were filmed across the neighborhood throughout most of the summer last year, especially around Batchelder Street, Avenue S, Avenue T, Avenue U, East 26th Street and East 27th Street (where they…

Business
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Sheepshead Bay Road-staple Anatolian Gyro has moved off the main thoroughfare to a brand new storefront around the corner, and is now serving its yummy Turkish treats at the new location. We announced the move was forthcoming back in October, with a planned opening date in January. As usual, permit holdups and inspector delays pushed…

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