ICYMI: Bridge Will Close To Fight Worm Infestation, Goodbye Radio Shack, Hello IHOP & Wendy’s

Photo by kasiatarala

Photo by kasiatarala

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, e-mail us at editor [at]sheepsheadbites [dot]com.

• An elderly man froze to death on the Coney Island Boardwalk.

The Ocean Avenue footbridge will soon close because of a shipworm infestation.

IHOP is jumping on the Coney Island bandwagon.

• At a whopping $4.4 million, a Manhattan Beach house was one of Brooklyn’s priciest sales.

• Fast food fans can rejoice – Wendy’s is coming to Brighton Beach Avenue.

• Want something from the Nostrand Avenue Radio Shack? Better hurry – it’s closing soon.

• Cuomo finally set the date for the special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm.

Local teachers slammed our governor’s proposed education reform.

• What does climate change mean for South Brooklyn?

• This cookie-loving thief robbed a Subway at gunpoint.

• A Midwood sex offender was convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl in Gravesend.

• What will make Jamaica Bay more resilient?