A police officer who was severely injured while responding to a Brooklyn fire has left the hospital.
Officer Rosa Rodriguez rolled into the sunshine in a wheelchair but in uniform on Monday from Weill Cornell Medical Center. … Full Article
The Coney Island shoreline, which was battered by Hurricane Sandy nearly 18 months ago, is going to get a much-needed fix-up, according to Senator Charles Schumer, who announced on May 7 that the U.S. … Full Article
The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan is presenting “In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs by Aaron Rose, 1961-1963,” the first exhibition of the photographer’s images of sunbathers and swimmers at Brooklyn’s most famous beach. … Full Article
City Comptroller Scott Stringer took a tour of Coney Island on May 2 to assess post-Sandy rebuilding efforts in advance of a public hearing he will hold in the community on May 6 and said he came away feeling more determined to get to the bottom of the city’s mess involving hurricane relief … Full Article
A 16-year-old boy who authorities say set a mattress fire in an apartment building has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of a New York City police officer who responded to the blaze. … Full Article
Coney Island has changed quite a bit over the past few years, especially since the building of Luna Park and the Scream Zone. However, there are those who miss the old, anarchic, slightly seedy but always in-your-face Coney Island. … Full Article