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Woman Fatally Struck By Car In Gerritsen Beach Last Night

Last night, a woman was struck and killed by a pick-up truck while crossing the street between two parked cars in Gerritsen Beach, said...

Two Fires Blaze Through Sheepshead Bay Area Homes This Week

Less than an hour ago, a fire sparked in the basement of a Sheepshead Bay home, said FDNY. The blaze at 2701 Avenue W and...

Zero Neighborhood Input For Gerritsen Avenue Vision Zero Project, Residents Complain

Major changes have started to come to fruition on Gerritsen Avenue, and a lot of residents are surprised. The Department of Transportation's (DOT) Vision...

Gerritsen Beach Vollies Get Grant Money From Schumer, And Gillibrand

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, known as the "Vollies," will receive a portion of a $500,000 grant given to seven volunteer fire departments throughout the...

Why Can’t We Get Bike Lanes Right?

Bike lanes are a hot-button issue in southern Brooklyn these days, and we just don't seem to be getting them right. We wrote about...

Gerritsen Avenue: A History Of Contention

History is repeating itself in Gerritsen Beach as far as traffic safety goes. Last week we reported that a petition was started to install more...

Man In Critical Condition After Tamaqua Marina Boat Explosion

A man is fighting for his life after his boat exploded at Tamaqua Marina in Gerritsen Beach Tuesday afternoon. The fire ripped through the vessel at around...

Neighbors Call For More Traffic Signals In Gerritsen Following Deadly Crash

Neighbors are demanding the city improve traffic safety on Gerritsen Beach's main strip after a teenage bicyclist was struck and killed this week by...

Drunk Driver Kills Teen Cyclist In Gerritsen Beach, Police Say

A teenage bicyclist was killed Sunday night during a head-on collision with a drunk driver in Gerritsen Beach, police say. Sean Ryan, 17, was riding...

39 Confirmed Zika Cases In Brooklyn, Schumer Urges Congress To Pass...

Senator Chuck Schumer is urging Congress to pass a $1.9 billion emergency funding bill to combat Zika virus after health officials reported the number...

Build It Back Suspends Construction In Brooklyn After Gerritsen Home Collapses

#SOD on the scene of a building collapse @ 70 Beacon Court @NYPD61Pct. Unoccupied, under construction. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/qVG9Fi8zx4 — NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) June...

Gerritsen’s Veterans Memorial Is Getting A $100,000 Renovation

For many people, Memorial Day Weekend is the time to dig out the bathing suits and towels, hit the beach, and fire up the...

Southern Brooklyn’s Punk Music Scene Finds A Home In Gerritsen Beach

Walking down the narrow streets of Gerritsen Beach on a Saturday afternoon the stillness and the quiet can put you at ill at ease....

Interactive Map Breaks Down Household Incomes Block By Block

There's already a lot we know about incomes in our corner of Brooklyn: folks in Manhattan Beach tend to do pretty well, Sheepshead Bay...

Brush Fire Ravages Marine Park’s Salt Marsh

Scores of firefighters spent almost two hours battling a raging brush fire in the southern edge of Marine Park's salt marsh Monday night. Lieutenant Dave Ostrowski,...