Browsing: garages

Real Estate
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Contractors demolished the 38-year-old garage at 1515 Avenue Z this morning, eliminating the last remaining marker of the mechanic and gas station that formerly occupied the East 16th Street corner. The owners, October Sky LLC, purchased the property at auction for $4.75 million last year, and told Sheepshead Bites in February they’d be turning it…

Police & Fire
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An “all hands” call went out approximetely 6:00pm tonight for a garage fire at 2653 East 18th Street. The garage is fully detached, located behind the main house and not visible from the street. The main house is currently un-occupied and under construction. Neighbors told Sheepshead Bites that a “gang” of local teenage boys have…

News & Features
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’Twas brillig, and the slithy tovesDid gyre and gimble in the wabe;All mimsy were the borogoves,And the mome raths outgrabe. Beware the Jabberwock, my son!The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!Beware the Jubjub bird, and shunThe frumious Bandersnatch!”– Excerpt from Jabberwocky, by Louis Carroll The photo you see above is a compelling enough reason why…

News & Features
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The Board of Standards and Appeals is rewarding a garage that has operated illegally since 2003 with a permit to do business, ignoring objections from the community that they’re bad neighbors and blighting the area. Sheepshead Bites first reported on the garage – LS Auto Clinic at 2102 Avenue Z – last September, when a…

News & Features
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A Department of Sanitation garage on Knapp Street is getting a $3.1 million renovation, indicating a once-temporary space has a few more years in the neighborhood. The story broke on GerritsenBeach.net, who writes: You may be asking why do I have “temporary” in quotes. Well if you didn’t know: the community was promised that this…

News & Features
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We receive a lot of complaints from readers about the auto repair shop on Jerome Avenue and East 21st Street. Some told us about the physical condition of the shop; others complained about cars without plates taking up parking spots on the streets around it (though no one could prove it came from this garage).…