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News Source: Jacinta Quesada via Wikimedia
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After a sluggish start, the city appears to making headway on its Build it Back post-Sandy recovery program, but in the Sheepshead Bay Courts, rebuilding is posing a bit of a challenge. As of February, 389 houses have been completed – up from zero a year ago – and 2,482 checks have been mailed, amounting to $45 million in reimbursements.…

News Plumb Beach Bike Path Destroyed By Hurricane Ida
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It only took the city more than five years to slap down a mere 450 feet of asphalt, but the obliterated bike path running between Plumb Beach and the Belt Parkway is finally complete. Tipster Stephen Arthur sent us this photo of the near-complete path back in December. According to our last e-mail followup with the…

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Keep an eye out for neighbor Natan “Nate” Gorelik, a 28-year-old graphic designer last seen in Brighton Beach. Gorelik left his grandmother’s home Tuesday in Brighton Beach Tuesday evening, wearing black rolled up pants. Friends and family have reached out to Sheepshead Bites about his disappearance, and are posting fliers around the neighborhood. Police have been…

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You didn’t actually think we’d get through this story without a headline pun did you? The National Park Service (NPS) has agreed to give more time to cat enthusiasts to remove a sizable colony of feral cats from the Plumb Beach federal parkland, and is even considering offering manpower and assistance in their relocation. Doug Adamo, the…

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It looks like we’ll be going our fourth consecutive summer without the Plumb Beach bike path, which was destroyed by a nor’easter in November 2009. But, if all goes according to plan, cyclists will finally be able to enjoy uninterrupted rides from Emmons Avenue to the larger Jamaica Bay Greenway by fall, as the Parks…

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ONLY ON SHEEPSHEAD BITES: After many years, proposals, battles and studies, the plans to begin work on Sheepshead Bay’s newest green space, Brigham Street Park, are finally unveiled. The park will be sited at Brigham Street, sandwiched between Emmons Avenue and the waterfront. The current site is now a rubble-filled lot abutting the entrance to the…

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Plumb Beach, the Brooklyn beach of…plumbs, has been labeled as part of Rockaway Beach, annoying anyone that knows the difference between Queens and Brooklyn. DNAInfo is reporting that a sign placed along the Belt Parkway has claimed that Plumb Beach is now part of Rockway Beach, even though the beaches are separated by different coastlines…

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