By Sheepshead Bites on Apr 07, 2016 04:06 pm Atlas steakhouse knows how important it is to relax after a long week. Â What better way to do that then with an amazing brunch? Brunch is pretty popular in all boroughs of New York, and we at Atlas steak house have madeÂ sure weâ€™re up to the task! We proudly represent Kensington, Brooklyn with one of [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 07, 2016 02:25 pm The NYPD has added an attempted murder charge against the teen involved in a fatal beating in Coney Island last week, police announced Thursday. Authorities initially charged 18-year-oldÂ Sarina Agard-Forde with felony and misdemeanor assault for an attack outside theÂ Ocean Towers on West 24th Street Friday that putÂ another teenager in a coma. Prosecutors sayÂ Agard-Forde beat 17-year-oldÂ Taâ€™Jae [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 07, 2016 01:13 pm There’s already a lot we know about incomes in our corner of Brooklyn: folks in Manhattan Beach tend to do pretty well, Sheepshead Bay is solidly middle-class, and Gerritsen is somewhere between the two. However, a new interactive map published on CartoDB, the online mapping tool, by user Observatory, uses 2013 census data to create [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 07, 2016 12:28 pm Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to meet with members of the Russian American Jewish Experience (RAJE) today at 4:30pm in Brighton Beach, the organization confirmed. The meeting, first reported by the news site JP Updates, will take place at the Jewish Center of Brighton Beach, located at 2915 Ocean Parkway, and is expected to [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Apr 07, 2016 10:18 am The annual NYPD vs. FDNY Fun City Bowl football game is coming to Coney Island’s MCU Park after a decade-long hiatus from New York City. Public officials celebrated the news that the game was coming to Brooklyn on May 22. Looking forward to the NYPD vs. @FDNY Fun City Bowl at MCU Park on May [...]
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By Alex Ellefson on Apr 06, 2016 06:37 pm Lotus Cafe â€” the longtime bagel shop that looks out on the bay from the corner of Neptune and West End avenues â€” hasÂ revamped its menu withÂ Mediterranean cuisine and is looking to renovate the restaurant to accommodate its new dishes. The cafe has long been a favorite of students from I.S. 98, located about a [...]