Browsing: east 23rd st

Police & Fire

A 13-year-old girl was killed when the speeding car she was traveling in slammed into a Marine Park house on Sunday afternoon. A 16-year-old is now facing charges of criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving, speeding and operating a motor vehicle out of class for being¬†behind the wheel illegally. Around 1:45 p.m., 16-year-old Eric Hakimisefat was…

Police & Fire

Just got this in from reader Janelle F.: There was a bad bang up on East 23rd Street & Avenue O- no one was hurt, but 3-4 cars were involved in some pretty messed up damage. This minivan being one of the casualties. The other involved was a Zipcar Honda CRV, and another mini-van which…

Police & Fire

The photo and account below come in from reader Eitan K.: At approximately 9pm on Avenue Y between e 23 and e 24 a chinese woman in her 60’s was struck by a vehicle. I spoke with one of her neighbors who said that they knew her, she was a very nice lady who lived…


Calabrese Pizza & Restaurant is slated to begin serving up brick oven pizza at 2224 Avenue U very soon, it seems. The dough-tossers tossed up their signage just a few days ago. We’re wishing them the best, because it seems like the storefront may be cursed. Remember Tai Yuan? Well, then you’ve got a good…


Neighbors are gathering to honor those who defend our freedom with a parade, ceremony and celebration tomorrow morning. The annual event is organized by Sheepshead Bay / Plumb Beach Civic Association. Plans include a parade of classic and antique cars, color guard, wreath ceremony, children’s essay and poster contest, invocation and refreshments. Observers will begin…

News & Features

Residents of East 23rd Street around Avenue W woke up this morning to discover brown water flowing throughout their homes. Why is this news? Well, the DEP came within an hour of lodging the complaint with 311. We rarely get to report quick results from 311, so it seemed worthy of passing along.


It was just two and a half weeks ago that we told you about Tai Yuan replacing Tai Shan at 2224 Avenue U. But, passing by it yesterday, it doesn’t look like business has been going so well. And someone asked last week if they had closed down. Well, could this be the shortest a…


You may remember Tai Shan, but then again, you may not. The short-lived Thai restaurant at 2224 Avenue U (and East 23rd Street) closed several months back before most people knew it even existed. Well, fellow Thai lovers, rejoice! Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, only way less spectacular, Tai Yuan has recently opened…

Bits & Pieces

It’s a large lawn. That explains why the sign has to be so large. Years ago, when these condo buildings first came to Sheepshead Bay on Shore Parkway and East 23 St, they were some of the first of the revitalization wave. No one would have even thought of letting their dog “do their doody”…