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A woman attempts to pass beneath the B/Q line at Avenue Y, a daunting task.

New York City residents and business owners are required to clear their sidewalks after snow storms or face heavy fines from city authorities. But city agencies have failed to clear many public sidewalks and those abutting government property, suggesting a double standard that puts pedestrians at risk.

With 48 inches of snow falling over the course of 22 days since January 1, deadbeat landlords who’ve failed to shovel paths have become a reviled caricature in New York City. Currently, they could face fines of $150, and a local City Council member has introduced new legislation that would direct city workers to clear private sidewalks and forward the bill to the property owner.

But while city workers may one day be deployed to clear private sidewalks, Sheepshead Bites has found a number of government-owned sidewalks that those same city workers have failed to clear.

Among the worst spots this publication surveyed yesterday are the underpasses of the B/Q Brighton line, all located between East 15th Street and East 16th Street. From Sheepshead Bay Road to Kings Highway, not one of the half dozen underpasses without a subway station had clear paths shoveled on both sides of the street, and even some of those with a subway station were left uncleared. In most locations, the northern side of the street was partially shoveled, while the southern side remained untouched.

Keep reading to learn whose responsibility it is, and view the pictures of their neglect.

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Three bedrooms on the first floor of this adorable house. Not too shabby.

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Three Bedroom House in Manhattan Beach
Price: $2,200
Location: 206 Hampton Avenue
Description: This apartment is complete with parking space without an extra fee. From the listing, it looks like it’s a whole house, but it’s just the first floor. It also includes a backyard. If you want to have a pet take advantage of that backyard, you’ll have to take it up with the agent because pets are only allowed on a “case by case basis.” So be sure to groom your dog and give him some peanut butter to keep him from barking, because it’s interview time.
Contact: Mary Assis, (718) 954-8400

Two Bedrooms and a Doorman
Price: $1,750
Location: East 12th Street and Guider Avenue
Description: For the price of admission you may not get an actual living room but the building has a doorman, so you can always hang out in the lobby with him and watch the security cameras (there’s probably a good drinking game in that). The kitchen looks big enough to have a small table in there and the apartment has hardwood floors.
Contact: Iulia Dubinet, (917) 615-7397

Two Bedrooms in Midwood
Price: $1,650
Location: Avenue O and Ocean Avenue
Description: With an apartment on Avenue O and a laundry room in the basement, this apartment seems to be convenient enough, even though Avenue O is about as exciting as drywall. Luckily, Kings Highway is just an avenue away, and the subway station a mere five blocks.
Contact: Thomas Ciccone, (347) 576-4884

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The Kings Highway one-bedroom.

The Kings Highway one-bedroom.

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. And if you live in or near one the places below, let neighbors know what you think in the comments.

One Bedroom in Sheepshead Bay
Price: $1,300
Location: East 15th Street and Kings Highway
Description: The rooms in this apartment are all decently sized and they also all have windows, even if the view isn’t that great. The wood floors are new and so is the kitchen and the bathroom. If you decide to call, make sure you address the agent as Mister Ryan. As the post notes, his name is Mr. Ryan not just regular old, informal Ryan. So get it right!
Contact: Mr. Ryan, (917) 519-2931

Two Junior Bedrooms in Gravesend
Price: $1,750
Location: 2684 West Street
Description: This apartment has been fully renovated and it has hardwood floor. There is an elevator in the building and gas and electric are included in the bill. This apartment may not be the most stunning place but it’s fairly close to Avenue U’s shopping area. The F train is also nearby.
Contact: Hillel Realty Group, (718) 417-7000

Three Bedroom in Midwood
Price: $2,250
Location: 2000 Ocean Avenue
Description: The apartment listing boasts that the rooms are “HUGE” and that there are not one but two bathrooms. There is also a washer and dryer included in the apartment.
Contact: Daniel Realty, (646) 450-366

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We are really digging this sink.

Three Bedrooms and an Odd Pet Policy
Price: $2,900
Location: 2569 Ocean Avenue
Description: This apartment has to have the oddest pet policy I’ve ever seen. They will consider allowing a pet in the apartment if it weighs below 25 pounds. So you can bring a dog if it’s small, like a chihuahua, a dog  that perpetually shakes and spontaneously pisses on the floor. And if your cat is outrageously overweight, you’ll just have to go somewhere else. The apartment, according to the agent, is referred to as a “luxury condo the size of a house – 1,700 sq. ft.” It also has two terraces and the kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances to handle your petite peeing pooch.
Contact:Mira Miller, (347) 776-9393

Two Bedroom in Gravesend
Price: $1,550
Location: East 3rd Street
Description: The apartment has been fully renovated and gas and electricity are included. There is a shopping district nearby, leading us to believe this either near Avenue X or Avenue U, although the listing doesn’t specify. Appliances are “updated,” so I guess they all have the latest OS.
Contact: Jacque Medina, (718) 908-0396

Two Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Price: $1,850
Location: 1496 East 28th Street
Description: This listing is calls this one a condo and says it has a small terrace. The place is on the sixth floor, but there isn’t any mention of an elevator so here’s your chance to get into shape. For all the appliances and granite counter tops, the true jewel in this listing is the sink in one of the bathroom. Bright orange and an organic shape, this piece is definitely worth it all.
Contact: Olga Natsentova of Maximillion Realty, (917) 627-4506

Studio Apartment in Trump Village
Price: $1,250
Location: 2940 Ocean Parkway
Description: So maybe this isn’t the SoHo Trump apartments. It was built by Donald Trump’s father, Fred Trump, so no preference is given for birthers. And while it doesn’t have limousines, there is a gym, a playground and laundry machines.
Contact: DSJ Realty, LLC (718)266-3700

 

Brighton Beach Brooklyn NO FEE

This “fantasy one bedroom” has a damn sexy kitchen. (Source: Apts and Lofts)

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. And if you live in or near one the places below, let neighbors know what you think in the comments.

One Bedroom Speaks in First Person
Price: $1,300
Location: Avenue Z and East 14th Street
Description: It really doesn’t get any better than this. The boisterous apartment refers to himself (or maybe herself) as being freshly painted and then writes, “Come check me out today.” Even better, the apartment building also has a personality and seems to have had a turbulent past because the apartment is “stabilized” on, presumably, something like Xanax; or, if he’s a little old school, Lithium. Poor thing. Call these two even if you’re not interested. They need the attention. Just watch out for the fee, in which the representative just wrote “yesyesyesyesyes.” Interesting sales pitch.
Contact: (347) 260-5418

Three Bedrooms and a Couch
Price: $2,000
Location: 1905 Avenue S
Description: This apartment has many things to offer. There’s an elementary school nearby if you have any kids. But if you don’t, maybe you’re into opera and have always dreamed of living near a museum dedicated to the operatic tenor Enrico Caruso. And with such a refined taste, you’ll want to negotiate the ownership of the rococo furniture included in the photos for this posting.
Contact: Connexion Real Estate, (718) 845-1136

Fantasy One Bedroom
Price: $1,580
Location: 3052 Brighton 1st Street
Description: Do you like “blueberry blintzes, balmy breezes, and the boardwalk”? Or spend your day in the “sun and sand”? With huge windows and a dishwasher, this apartment caters to all of your fat-cat appetites. Housemaids are not included. But the “tranquil resort lifestyle” necessary for this apartment begs the question: when are you working to afford this place and do “balmy breezes” last all year round or does that cost extra in the winter?
Contact: Joseph Adago, (917) 568-2758

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Three bedroom condo on East 18th Street (Source: Wilk Real Estate)

Three bedroom condo on East 18th Street (Source: Wilk Real Estate)

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact nberke [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com. And if you live in or near one the places below, let neighbors know what you think in the comments.

Renovated Pet-Friendly Studio
Price: $1,150
Location: Avenue X and Ocean Avenue
Description: This looks like a good deal if you’re searching for a studio. The apartment has been fully renovated and it’s on the second floor. Since this apartment is probably too small for cohabitation purposes, feel free to fill that empty void of loneliness with a few cats and dogs, which are allowed in the building. It’s technically a sponsored condo, meaning the owners of the condo are leasing it out, and the lease is one year with a renewal option. The deal is sweetened by the fact that there’s no broker’s fee, only a $1,200 deposit.
Contact: Alice Shevchuck of Awaye Realty, (646)-206-4568

One Bedroom Under A Grand? (UPDATE: It appears this listing is most likely a scam.)
Price: $900
Location: 2231 East 24th Street
Description: So for such a cheap price, there has to be something wrong with this place. But a not-so-thorough investigation by our crack team can’t find anything wrong. The neighborhood is residential and the apartment is on the second floor in a house. Maybe there is, like, a Native American burial ground in the basement. Barring the supernatural, this might be a good place for you.
Contact: Nathan (928) 238-8828

Three Bedrooms Near Train
Price: $2,800
Location: East 18th Street and Voorhies Avenue
Description: This three bedroom boasts a large living room, separate kitchen, a dishwasher, parking, a laundry room and a realtor that texts. The realtor requires that proof of income is provided and a run through a credit check. There is also a high upfront charge of first month rent, a security deposit and one month broker fee, which would cost $5,600.
Contact: Ekaterina Ermikova of Wilk Real Estate, (347) 652-7778

- Eric Jankiewicz

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