By Alex Ellefson on Jun 24, 2016 05:47 pm The MTA’s plan to close part of Avenue O for construction during Midwood Mardi Gras this Sunday has local elected officials up in arms. The construction work, part of the MTA’s project to replace track panels between Kings Highway and Avenue H, will close a major roadway while the neighborhood celebrates its annual street fair [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 24, 2016 04:51 pm A big-box retailer has their sights on Kings Highway. Target signed a lease on a 38,081-square-foot site at 1715 East 13th Street, near the intersection with Kings Highway, The Real Deal reports. The site, currently occupied by a 300-space parking lot, is owned by Infinity Real Estate and Nightingale Properties, who snapped up the property, [...]
By Liena Zagare on Jun 24, 2016 04:04 pm BUTTERED SUGAR SNAP PEAS Ingredients: * 1 pound sugar snap peas, stems and strings removed * 2 tablespoons unsalted butter * 1â„4 cups coarsely chopped fresh mint salt & pepper. * Ingredients available seasonally at your neighborhood Greenmarket Instructions: In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the peas and a tablespoon [...]
By Carly Miller on Jun 24, 2016 02:42 pm Community and family members are mourning the tragic death of a 28-year-old Sheepshead BayÂ woman and Brooklyn College graduate this week. A seven-day shiva memorial service for Rebecca Wasserstrum, who city officials confirmed succumbed toÂ injuries sustained from a plungeÂ off the George Washington Bridge on June 19, is currently beingÂ heldÂ at the sanctuary ofÂ Jewish Center Nachalath ZionÂ (2201 East [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 24, 2016 10:18 am Are you trying to find a home in Sheepshead Bay? There are some beautiful apartments for rent in our neighborhood. And they are quite a bargain. Grab ’em quickly before someone else does! 2BR at 2212 Avenue L (Sponsored) Price: $2,000 Size: Two bedroom, one bathroom Details: This beautiful home in the heart of Midwood [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 24, 2016 10:07 am Police are searching for a man who allegedly used an electronic key card Tuesday to bypass the lock on an apartment building. The burglar entered the home, located near the intersection of Quentin Road and East 18th Street, but did not take anything, according to NYPD. He also cruised the halls of the building trying [...]
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