By Alex Ellefson on Jul 13, 2016 05:07 pm Sheepshead Bay offers all kinds of great ethnic cuisines: Central Asian, Chinese, Latin American, Mediterranean and almost everything in between. But sometimes you just want a classic American hamburger: meaty, dripping with juices, and piled high with veggies, cheese and a thick bun. And what better time to fill your belly with a gut-busting burger [...]
By Sheepshead Bites on Jul 13, 2016 02:28 pm By Elizabeth Elizalde Brooklyn has the fastest job growth of any borough in New York City, even outpacing Manhattan, according to a recent economic report from the city. Employment rates in Brooklyn soared 11.6 percent â€” almost twice the 5.94 percent growth in Manhattan, towards the end of 2015, an analysis by the Economic Development [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 13, 2016 12:22 pm Councilman Vincent Gentile announced his endorsement of Chris McCreight for Democratic state committee member — also called district leader — in the 46th Assembly District this morning. Together, Gentile and McCreight greeted commuters at the 95th R train station in Bay Ridge Wednesday morning. Gentile has represented much of the 46th Assembly District — which [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 13, 2016 10:13 am Police are asking the public for assistance locating aÂ Coney Island teenager who went missing last week. Authorities say 15-year-old RY-Shawn Hearns was last seen at 2pm on Thursday, July 7, across the street from the Coney Island subway station at Mermaid and Stillwell avenues. Hearns, who lives on West 37th Street, is described as five [...]
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