By Alex Ellefson on Apr 15, 2016 04:56 pm Looking for a new place to call home? Weâ€™ve rounded up a bunch of intriguing Sheepshead Bay apartment listings â€” take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! State of the Art Medical Offices (Sponsored) Details: Space can accommodate medical or professional services. Absolutely [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 15, 2016 03:55 pm Barely an hour after NYCHA announced reforms to improve elevator safety at its properties, a worker was killed doing elevator repair at a public housing complex in Coney Island. Sources told ABC 7 the mechanic died Friday morning after being electrocuted while working on an elevator at a NYCHA property located at 2926 West 25th [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 15, 2016 02:45 pm Borough President Eric Adams on Thursday honored members of the Sea Gate Police Department who rescued a choking newborn earlier this year. Sergeant Fredrick Manney, Officers Vinny Giardiello, Joseph Pascone, Nuchem Schwartz, and Thomas Schulz, and Cadet Elijah Santos of the Sea Gate Police Department were declared â€œHeroes of the Month” for March during a [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 15, 2016 01:57 pm A Manhattan Beach couple was arrested Wednesday forÂ running an illegal Medicaid kickback scheme that targeted tenants living in the couple’s flophouses, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced. Yury and Rimma Baumblit, whose three-quarter house business was the subject of a New York Times investigation last year, were led out in handcuffs from of their 5,250-square-foot mansion [...]
By Liena Zagare on Apr 15, 2016 12:06 pm Mid-April is usually when the last frost date passes for our area, and it’s finally a good time to plant. Here are our favorite spots to purchase seeds and plants in Brooklyn. Most larger garden centers will deliver your plants as well — just ask. Please add your favorites in comments and we’ll update the [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 15, 2016 11:00 am The Bay Improvement Group is throwing their annual awards gala, the BIG Oscars,Â at Il Fornetto next week. The yearly waterfront party includes a four-course meal, music, dancing, a raffle, and cash bar. Tickets are $60 at the door, but you can shave ten bucks off the admission price by purchasing tickets in advance on the [...]
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By Alex Ellefson on Apr 14, 2016 06:23 pm A Coney Island has been convicted of murder for the 2013 shooting of a teenager walking his dog on Christmas Eve, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Thursday. Jerome Leslie, 20, facesÂ a life sentence for the shooting, in which he allegedly ambushed his victim outside an apartment building across the street from Kaiser Park. His [...]