You might not find what you’re looking for at Fern’s, but you’d almost certainly find what you weren’t looking for.
A city official said that just 10 of the 30 businesses currently operating a parklet on Second Street in Belmont Shore have indicated they might pursue a permanent structure.
According to police, suspects entered the homes through unlocked doors or windows while residents were asleep and there have been no altercations between burglars and residents so far. In some cases, the suspects stole victims cars.
All residential streets in Belmont Shore south of The Toledo and Livingston Drive will be reduced from 25 mph to 15 mph.
Proposed changes to the speed limits in the area as well as other street improvements in the neighborhood were discussed during a public meeting Monday night hosted by Councilwoman Suzie Price who represents the area.
As shops shutter along Second Street, retailers say they’re concerned about losing even more business to the looming 2nd & PCH project set to open later this year.
The facility, located at 5415 Ocean Blvd., replaces a wooden structure that had extensive damage, officials said.
The team made a half dozen stops along its 3-mile journey, and the drivers passed out free cases of beer to taverns along the route.
Police detained the man outside Quinn’s Pub and Grill, which is just off Second Street in Belmont Shore. Police said he’d reportedly been knocking on the bar’s doors.
Some of the area’s residents have attributed rising crimes to a growing homeless population in the area. The meeting focused on ways residents could better report crimes to authorities.