Reporting from the seaside community of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Sheepshead Bites is one of the largest and most respected neighborhood news websites in Brooklyn. Founded in 2008, the site redefines community reporting for the Internet era, providing around-the-clock updates and in-depth reporting on issues including politics, crime, culture, business, real estate and development.
Sheepshead Bites was named the Best Local Blog in Brooklyn and Manhattan by The L Magazine in 2010, and has been identified by Reynolds Journalism Institute as one of the nation’s most promising local news sites. Its editor, Ned Berke, is a recurring guest on Brooklyn Independent Television’s Intersect program (a reporter’s roundtable), and has been a panelist at conferences about the future of news media.
The New York Times, Daily News, New York Post, New Yorker, New York Magazine, New York Observer, The Real Deal, Black Book and Gawker are just some of the outlets that regularly refer to Sheepshead Bites.