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News & Features Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman

Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…

Real Estate Photo by Erica Sherman

Say antío to the sight of El Greco Diner, now surrounded by construction fencing. Passersby got their last view of the storied eatery last week, right before the fencing was erected on Thursday. Permits for the fencing were issued on December 19, just days after the property was bought by Rybak Development for $13 million…

Business Photo by Erica Sherman

For the fourth time in six years, the Asian takeout joint at 1741 Sheepshead Bay Road has changed names – this time from Yashinoya to Asian Bay. The restaurant previously changed its name to Yashinoya from Yoshinoya around 2012, if memory serves correctly. It became Yoshinoya in late 2008 or 2009, though nobody we’ve asked…

Business cellphone-repar

CPR Cell Phone Repair at 1732 Sheepshead Bay Road has closed its doors for good after one year in operation. The gates were shuttered and a “For rent” sign was placed on the storefront this week. The store opened in December 2013, replacing the long-lived Bay Sports, which never reopened following Superstorm Sandy. Best of luck…

Business bally

Big changes are coming to the borough’s Bally Total Fitness gyms, including the ones at 1720 Sheepshead Bay Road and 945 Kings Highway, following a corporate buyout. The California-based 24 Hour Fitness purchased 32 clubs owned by the beleaguered Bally chain in December, including the four remaining clubs in Brooklyn. Little has changed in staffing at the…

Real Estate

EXCLUSIVE: A seven-story condominium building with ground-level retail, abundant parking and a 9,000-square-foot landscaped public plaza will soon be constructed at Sheepshead Bay Road and Emmons Avenue, replacing El Greco Diner, the new owners told Sheepshead Bites in an exclusive interview. Buyer Sergey Rybak detailed his preliminary plans following the $13 million sale of the 1809…

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