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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Sheepshead Bites

Southern Brooklyn’s Gritty Music Scene Finds A Home In Gerritsen Beach

By Alex Ellefson on Apr 19, 2016 05:55 pm
Cody Walker, frontman for Alouth. (Photo: Logan Frazier)Walking down the narrow streets of Gerritsen Beach on a Saturday afternoon the stillness and the quiet can put you at ill at ease. Many of the businesses have closed and people have retreated into their living rooms. But one basement on Beacon Court is teeming with life. The approach to the house brings you [...]

Poll: Who Are You Voting For Today?

By Rachel Silberstein on Apr 19, 2016 04:18 pm
All photos via FacebookThe New York presidential primary is upon us — and we want to hear from you! Are you feeling the Bern? Standing with her? Or would you like to “make America great again”? Declare your allegiance with our handy poll, share your thoughts in the comments, and don’t forget to vote! You can also see [...]

Bloomberg’s Fantasy! Nine-Story Development Planned For Coney Island Waterfront

By Alex Ellefson on Apr 19, 2016 03:47 pm
The site of a proposed nine-story residential building between the Abe Stark Skating Arena and the Child's Restaurant. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)It appears Bloomberg’s dream of transforming Coney Island into a seaside resort is finally getting off the ground. Development firm iStar Financial filed plans Friday for a nine-story, 95-foot-tall residential building in the lot sandwiched between the Abe Stark Skating Arena and the soon-to-open Coney Island Amphitheater. The new building, located at 2002 Surf Avenue, will [...]

Slow Start At Polling Site In Bernie’s Old Nabe. Here’s What Voters Had To Say

By Alex Ellefson on Apr 19, 2016 01:28 pm
(Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)We thought there might be “yuuuge” lines today outside James Madison High School, the polling site where presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would have voted had he not fled his hometown for Vermont. However, much to the disappointment of media teams camped out beside the ballot box, voters trickled into the school this morning — a [...]

Deutsch Swaps Out Star Wars For Wizard Of Oz Due To Licensing Dispute

By Alex Ellefson on Apr 19, 2016 10:04 am
(Photo: Councilman Chaim Deutsch / Facebook)City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has swapped out the sun-baked dunes of Tatooine for the yellow brick road of Oz. The councilman announced on Facebook Monday that he will be showing “The Wizard of Oz” instead of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at his drive-in movie night next week. He explained the change of plans is [...]

Morning Mug: “I Look My Best When I’m Totally Free, On Holiday, Walking On The Beach.” — Rosamund Pike

By Alex Ellefson on Apr 19, 2016 07:00 am
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