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Friday, July 15, 2016

Sheepshead Bites

Lundy’s Continues To Deteriorate Despite Promises By Owner And LPC To Fix It Up


By Ed Cheney on Jul 14, 2016 04:57 pm
Blue tarps still dangle from the Lundy's Building on Emmons Avenue. (Photo: Ed Cheney / Sheepshead Bites)The historic Lundy’s Building on Emmons Avenue continues to deteriorate, despite promises from the owner to patch up the property. We reported in March the landmarked building, constructed in the 1930s, seemed to be in decline: shredded tarps dangled from the roof and awnings, windowsills were pockmarked with rust, and the walls were in decay. [...]

Luna Park Spotlights Local Musical Talent With Summer Series


By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 14, 2016 03:09 pm
Photo by Giorgi MchedlishviliThe ultimate summertime destination gets even better with the Summer Series at Luna Park. Beginning this month through September 4, Luna Park, New York City’s largest amusement park, will host a series of special events, pop-up concerts, and electric performances each weekend. The series — which spotlights Brooklyn and NYC based or born artists and [...]

Sketches Show Developer Plans To Convert Landmarked Shore Theater Into Hotel


By Alex Ellefson on Jul 14, 2016 02:48 pm
The Shore Theater at the corner of Stillwell and Surf avenues in Coney Island. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)The developer who purchased the landmarked Shore Theater in Coney Island earlier this year is considering converting the building into a hotel with a rooftop pool, according to sketches sent to the community board. The drawings show the historic building, constructed in 1925, transformed into a modern, seaside hotel with retail space on the first floor. [...]

Check Out This Comedy Show At Mirage Diner This Weekend


By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 14, 2016 10:03 am
mirage-dinerEat, drink, and laugh your butt off at a comedy show at Mirage Diner (717 Kings Highway) this weekend. On Sunday, July 17, 6pm, neighbors are invited to enjoy a full dinner and a free cocktail, followed by a hilarious 90-minute comedy show, featuring comedians Les Degen, Gary Keshner & Robyn Schall, for just $60. [...]

Morning Mug: “It’s Not What You Look At That Matters, It’s What You See.” — Henry David Thoreau


By Alex Ellefson on Jul 14, 2016 07:00 am
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