Browsing: jimmys famous heros

Arts & Culture
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Get ready! Get set! Get gluttonous! Sheepshead Bay’s staple deli, Jimmy’s Famous Heros (1786 Sheepshead Bay Road), is looking for competitors for a sandwich eating contest to take place this Sunday at the Sheepshead Summer Stroll. Owner Victor Spadaro said he was looking to crown a new chow champ after a four-way tie broke out earlier this year…

Business
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Wow, talk about a survivor. Jimmy’s Famous Heros located at 1786 Sheepshead Bay Road (between Emmons Avenue and Shore Parkway) is celebrating its 75th anniversary all month long. Opened on February 1, 1938, Jimmy’s has survived the Great Depression, World War II, the massive inflation and oil embargoes of the  1970’s and the Great Recession of our…

Food & Nightlife
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THE BITE: The Bite’s been laying low as Sheepshead Bay struggles to recover from Hurricane Sandy. With so many still without power or heat, it seems a bit insensitive to write about a newly discovered food dish. Now’s the time to help our neighbors rebuild. Many of our restaurants and food mongers who came out…

News & Features
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Local elected officials pledged support to bringing back full B4 bus service and other public transportation improvements to the area at last night’s Sheepshead Bay Transit Town Hall, organized by Sheepshead Bites, Transportation Alternatives, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and the Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Association. More than 50 people turned out for the event…

Food & Nightlife
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THE BITE: Four years ago, the last time the Patriots were foolish enough to engage the Giants in a Super Bowl, I was asked by Rachel Wharton of the Daily News to recommend a place for sandwiches for the big game. Of course, I recomended Jimmy’s. Here’s what I wrote… It’s a little hole in…

Arts & Culture
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If you missed A Taste of Sheepshead Bay on Thursday night, you missed history being made. Whereas, Brooklyn is most justifiably lauded for the rich array of culinary splendor that awaits residents and visitors alike, and everyone, from the comfort food seeker to the most finicky foodie is bound to encounter everything that will wow…

Arts & Culture
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As an inexhaustibly enthusiastic photographer, a little more than a year ago I found myself on the website FroKnowsPhoto.com, described by its Philadelphia-based proprietor Jared Polin (from his LinkedIn bio) as being “dedicated to helping photographers of all skill levels to become better through fun and informative videos and content.” It’s a great site, and…

Food & Nightlife
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Sheepshead Bay has lost many diners over the years. There was the Sheepshead Diner, the Mayflower, and that diner over on Avenue U and Coney Island Avenue. And I’m sure you can name plenty more without even a thought. But we are still left with a number of diners. We have El Greco – for what…