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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Sheepshead Bites

Planning Your Halloween Week? Here’s Our Roundup Of Spooky Happenings Around Town

By Sean Egan on Oct 24, 2016 05:00 pm
(Photo: Luna Park NYC / Facebook)It’s finally here; Halloween is a week away. Start planning your ghoulish week of frights, and terror with our Halloween events roundup: Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest When: Saturday, September 26 – November 1, all day Where: Luna Park, 1000 Surf Avenue What: The amusement park’s annual fall festival will feature storytelling, a pumpkin patch, balloon art, ...

This Week’s Events: Trivia, Happy Hour, Painting, Karaoke, And More

By Sean Egan on Oct 24, 2016 03:00 pm
Photo via Flickr/ Adobe StockHere is our weekly roundup of events and goings on around the neighborhood this week. You can find a complete list in our events calendar. We also encourage everyone to add events to the calendar to help get the word out! Karaoke at Cats on the Bay When: Monday, October 24. 9pm-4am Where: Cats on the Bay, 2027 ...

Illegally Parked Big Rigs Menacing Flatlands Streets

By Sean Egan on Oct 24, 2016 12:18 pm
Photo via Flickr/Sam ButlerParking is hard enough as it is in Brooklyn these days, and that’s when everyone obeys the rules of the road. When people don’t follow the laws, driving and parking become increasingly difficult. The good people of the Flatlands neighborhood are dealing with parking issues because of large 18-wheeler trucks that park overnight on main roads ...

First Official Notices Sent Out To City Stores For Controversial Plastic Bag Bill

By Sean Egan on Oct 24, 2016 10:05 am
Screen-Shot-2016-10-21-at-5.17.24-PM.pngLast week stores citywide began receiving the first official notices reminding them that, as of February 15, 2017, they will need to charge customers five cents for all plastic bags. The notice reads, as per a photo of it published in the Brooklyn Eagle: Pursuant to New York City law, all carryout bags provided by ...

Morning Mug: “In Three Words I Can Sum Up Everything I’ve Learned About Life: It Goes On.” — Robert Frost

By Sean Egan on Oct 24, 2016 09:17 am
Photo by Bella Karas.Morning Mug is our daily showcase of photographs from our readers. If you have a photograph that you’d like to see featured, send it to Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.

Local Writers Showcase: Madelyn Krystal Hill

By Sean Egan on Oct 23, 2016 12:00 pm
Photo via Flickr/Harry Wood.This is our showcase of local fiction writers. It is the first of our weekly publication of locally written short stories that will be published every Sunday. This week we have great work from a talented local writer. The Fifth Season by Madelyn Krystal Hill Once upon a time in the Silver Forest, there lived ...

ICYMI: This Week In The Bay

By Sean Egan on Oct 23, 2016 11:19 am
Photo via Flickr/Glynn LoweIt’s been another eventful week in Sheepshead Bay, and the surrounding neighborhoods. If you were too busy to keep up on all of the news, then we have you covered with this roundup of all the goings-on around town: Three break-ins on Brighton Beach Avenue in the past month, police seeking public’s assistance. Despite widespread ...

Local Poets Showcase: Carol Ragab, Irene Romanovsky And Leona Garber

By Sheepshead Bites on Oct 22, 2016 10:29 am
Photo via Flickr/Fredrik Rubensson.This is the first of our Local Poets Showcase, which will be featured here every Saturday morning. We are starting off strong with three amazing local poets: Carol Ragab, Irene Romanovsky, and Leona Garber. Primal Disconnect by Carol Ragab The baby cried itself to sleep And in the morning looked around Nothing had changed The crib ...

Brooklyn News Roundup: Trump Rage, One Woman Shows, Hot Dog Obituaries, And More

By Donny Levit on Oct 22, 2016 09:30 am
Photo via Flickr/Crazy YatraWe don’t expect you to keep up on all of the news throughout Brooklyn during the busy week. That’s why we round it all up from our sister sites every Saturday morning for you! Enjoy: Goodbye cast iron pipes: Water main replacement tears up Westminster & Cortelyou Roads. [Ditmas Park Corner] Meet the creators of ...

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