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Sheepshead Bay Booze Cruise Critics Dispute Racism Claims, Proposed Ban Gains...

A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that...

Sheepshead Bay’s Iconic Swans Back On State’s Kill List, Sort Of

The state has released a new plan to manage the booming mute swan population, telling critics that if they don't want to see the...

If UES Waste Transfer Station May Triple City’s Garbage Costs, What...

A study highlighting the exorbitant cost of a proposed waste transfer station on the Upper East Side may provide ammunition for activists, community members, and pols...

Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza Expansion: Community Investment Or Landlord Bailout?

Community and civic leaders met with representatives for the owners of Loehmann's Seaport Plaza to discuss a plan to add a new floor to the...

Colton Files Appeal in Gravesend Bay Waste Station Case

Assemblyman Bill Colton filed a legal brief on October 22 challenging Supreme Court Justice Burt Bunyan's ruling for the city to move forward with plans to build a...

Hearing On Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza Expansion Postponed; CB15 To Consider 9...

A special public hearing originally slated for tonight on the proposed expansion of Loehmann's Seaport Plaza, whose owners seek to add a new floor...

One Hundred Years Ago Today, These 40 Ladies Showed “Skilful Work”...

Twitter user @RealTimeWWI alerted us to the photo above this morning, showing the "Start of women's race" here in Sheepshead Bay exactly one hundred...

The Swans Will Not Starve, So Stop Dumping Food In Sheepshead...

The above photo was taken yesterday on the Emmons Avenue side of the Ocean Avenue footbridge. Captured by reader Andrey G., "Someone dumps bagels...

Colton: Gravesend Bay Garbage Station Plan Is Not Progressive

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman William Colton: For nearly the past decade, I have been fighting against the City’s...

Communities Come Together To Oppose Waste Transfer Stations In Gravesend, Upper...

The following is a press release from Assemblyman Bill Colton's office: Two communities in New York City have come together to fight against the City...

Sunday: Colton, Treyger Lead Rally Against Bensonhurst Waste Transfer Station

It's been a while since we've heard an update on the Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station, a Department of Sanitation plan to place a facility...

Bill Protecting Mute Swans Passes Assembly

The following is a press release issued yesterday by the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: New York’s mute swans may at last have a voice in...

Organizers Gearing Up For This Sunday’s BayFest

Preparations are almost complete for Bay Improvement Group's Bayfest 2014, the annual Emmons Avenue waterfront celebration now in its 23rd year. The event this year...

Bill Protecting Sheepshead Bay’s Swans Moves Forward In Assembly

Legislation that would require more community input in the state's plan to manage the population of mute swans across New York was given a stamp of...

If There Were A Commercial To Promote Sheepshead Bay, This Should...

[vimeo 73060890 w=580 h=326] Has the neighborhood started to wear on you? The hustle-and-bustle, the strange smells, the endless parade of curmudgeonly weirdness? I hear you....