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Knapp Street’s Shell Gas Station Now Closed

The Shell gas station at Knapp Street and Avenue Y is now closed. The gas station and service center shuttered approximately two weeks ago, according...

Masked Man Robs Knapp Street 7-Eleven At Gunpoint

A masked man robbed the 2702 Knapp Street 7-Eleven Wednesday morning, threatening to shoot the convenience store's clerk if he failed to cooperate. The suspect,...

Knapp Street Burger King Converted To Temporary Mosque For Ramadan

Shuttered for more than two years, the former Burger King location at 2481 Knapp Street has been converted into a temporary prayer space for...

Ten Sandy-Wrecked Boats Finally Removed From Knapp Street Lot

More than 18 months after the storm, 10 twisted, tattered vessels were finally removed from a city-owned Knapp Street lot after being dumped ashore...

BREAKING: 10-Year-Old Goes Missing Near Knapp Street, Avenue W (UPDATED: FOUND!)

UPDATE (1:07 p.m.): We've just received word that the child has been found. Good news, and good work to the officers of the 61st Precinct. Original...

Sandy-Ravaged T.G.I. Fridays Redesigned, Set To Reopen April 28 (Photo Preview)

Sixteen months after Superstorm Sandy shuttered the Sheepshead Bay T.G.I. Fridays (3181 Harkness Avenue), the franchise is set to reopen with a "re-imaged" interior...

The 7 Line Extension And A Push For BRT

THE COMMUTE: On Friday, Mayor Bloomberg and the press took a ride on the 7 extension to 34th Street, although the line is still six...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 3 Of...

THE COMMUTE: This week we are taking another look at the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS). On Monday we discussed major problems thus far:...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 2 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Yesterday, in Part 1, we provided some media coverage from NewsChannel 12 and NY 1 showing rider frustrations with the new B44...

B44 SBS Update – Initial Reviews Are In: Part 1 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Select Bus Service (SBS) on the first route in Brooklyn, the B44, is now one week old. I have not yet had...

Downed Electrical Line Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 7,700+ Con...

As many as 7,724 Con Edison customers along a broad swath of Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend and Manhattan Beach were left without power this morning...

The B44 SBS Is Now Operational

THE COMMUTE: After two years of delay, and five years of planning, the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) finally made its debut yesterday along...

B44 Select Bus Service Payment Machines Debut Ahead Of November 17...

Select Bus Service payment machines have started popping up on Nostrand Avenue, Emmons Avenue and Knapp Street ahead of the kickoff for new express...

Famed Sportscaster Russ Salzberg Remembers His Sheepshead Roots

Russ Salzberg, more affectionately known as "The Sweater," has been a New York City sportscasting mainstay for 25 years. A New York Daily News...

Stretches Of Belt Parkway Have Been In The Dark Since Sandy

It's been nearly a year since Superstorm Sandy and there are still stretches of the Belt Parkway bathed in darkness as a result of...