By Carly Miller on Jul 06, 2016 05:40 pm A heat wave is expected to grip New York City this week, with temperatures soaring to 90 degrees today and over 94 by Thursday. But — and here’s the kicker — it’s going to feel much hotter. With intense humidity, the heat index will be closer to the 100s, according to forecasters. If this week’s [...]
By Sheepshead Bites on Jul 06, 2016 04:01 pm With new developments coming up on Surf Avenue, interest in a private residential, gated community called Seagate, has increased. Investors, new residents and of course beach lovers have been flocking to the area looking to ride the wave of new developments. Of course, a big reason for this interest is news of billionaire supermarket mogul [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 06, 2016 03:56 pm When I entered El Jarochito on Neptune Avenue in search of what I heard were some of the city’s best tacos, my first thought was that I stumbled into the wrong business. The cluttered storefront â€” shelves lined with coffee cans, veggies, cereal boxes and other grocery items â€” didn’t look like any other taqueria [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 06, 2016 01:06 pm City officials are warning homeowners to beware of suspicious phone calls from scammers posing as Build it Back representatives. The Department of Investigation and Build it Back were alerted to the scam, in which fraudsters claiming to represent the city’s housing recovery program ask homeowners for personal information, afterÂ two victims reported being targeted last week, [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 06, 2016 09:15 am Cops are looking for a man who broke a cash machine in Coney Island last week. The suspect entered the MCU branch located at 1904 Surf Avenue and damaged the ATM located in the vestibule on Thursday, June 30, at 11:08am, according to cops. The man is described as being a white and wearing a [...]
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