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Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay, residential area in S Brooklyn borough of New York City, SE N.Y., on Sheepshead Bay. It was once famous for its horse and automobile races and as a resort center. The bay is an anchorage for commercial and pleasure fishing craft. A number of restaurants specialize in seafood.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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