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News & Features Photo by Lenny Markh
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The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach has reopened, making good on the Department of Transportation’s promise that beachgoers would be able to enjoy it by Memorial Day. The 135-year-old bridge closed approximately 2.5 months ago to allow contractors access and protect the bridge against a shipworm infestation. The department found marine…

Business randazzos
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Soon, when stuck in the vast parking lot known as the Staten Island Expressway, you can veer off the road and enjoy one of Sheepshead Bay’s best exports – spicy marinara sauce from our friends at Randazzo’s Clam Bar (2023 Emmons Avenue) The Randazzo family is planning a new outpost in the other other borough, at 747…

Real Estate Rendering of 1809 Emmons Avenue
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The developer behind 1809 Emmons Avenue, Rybak Development, released new renderings of the planned 7-story mixed-use development this week, showing off the space that will likely replace El Greco Diner. The renderings were distributed at last night’s Community Board 15 meeting for public input, where representatives of the developer sought the Board’s support. The plans are currently…

Events Photo by Erica Sherman
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The Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation (SASF) will convene its second annual Holocaust Remembrance Event at Holocaust Memorial Park, Sunday, April 19 at 12:00pm. Holocaust Memorial Park is located at the corner of Emmons Avenue and Shore Boulevard, at the foot of Sheepshead Bay. Dedicated to “exposing violence and injustice currently targeting religious and ethnic groups around…

News & Features Photo by Ned Berke
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A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that the ban is fueled by racial tensions. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz introduced a bill on February 20 prohibiting boats that throw late-night, alcohol-fueled parties from docking at Sheepshead Bay’s piers, operated by the New…

Food & Nightlife The mixed grill platter, to go, from Rocca Cafe-Lounge.
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by Lisa Willner THE BITE: While I haven’t traveled to Turkey just yet, the food at Rocca Café-Lounge whets my appetite for a visit. I first ventured to Rocca (2712 Emmons Avenue) this past summer, shortly after it opened. The seaside gem boasts huge windows both inside and out for dining on the water. It was an outdoor summer…

News & Features ocean-footbridge-closed
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The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach closed this morning, kicking off a two-and-a-half month process to rid the structure of shipworms. The bridge was originally slated to close at the beginning of March, but foul weather caused delays until today. The Department of Transportation told Sheepshead Bites that they now expect it…

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