Bath Beach

Despite insanely frigid temps, Polar Bears take annual Coney Island plunge

Even an actual arctic polar bear may have questioned the plunge into the frigid Coney Island waves, as the thermometer hovered around 17 degrees with a water temperature of 37 degrees on New Year’s Day. … Full Article

Executive chef Joseph Raiola is heating up Kitchen 21

The Coney Island boardwalk has a new restaurant that is earning rave reviews from all across the borough and beyond. … Full Article

Sanitation worker busted on assault charges for Christmas night parking fight

A sanitation worker from Brooklyn got to return home to his family the day after Christmas when a judge denied a prosecutor’s request for $1,500 bail on Tuesday during his arraignment for hitting a woman in the head with an empty plastic bottle in a Christmas-night parking spot feud. … Full Article

Menorah sparked fatal blaze that killed 4 family members in Homecrest

Burning candles from a Menorah, fed by oil, were determined to be the cause of a fatal blaze in Brooklyn that erupted at approximately 2:20 a.m. Monday morning at a house in Homecrest. The fire tragically claimed four lives, a mother and her three children … Full Article

Coney Island will be rocking on New Year’s Eve

Forget Times Square! Coney Island is going to be one of the hottest places to ring in the New Year. Borough President Eric Adams announced plans for the Fourth Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration in Coney Island. … Full Article

Adams renews call for city ferry service to Coney Island

At a Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) hearing yesterday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams renewed his call for the city to expand ferry service to Coney Island. … Full Article

NYU Langone opens ambulatory care center in Bay Ridge

A Bay Ridge building that formerly housed the city’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) has taken on a whole new purpose. NYU Langone Health announced the opening of the first phase of a new health center to serve the community. … Full Article

Bensonhurst leaders want guardrails on Belt Parkway

Bike riders, joggers and pedestrians who enjoy the Shore Parkway Greenway on beautiful, sunny days are taking their lives into their hands, according to Bensonhurst leaders, who said the close proximity of the nearby Belt Parkway imposes a danger to safety in the event of a terrorist attack. … Full Article

Brooklyn man charged with raping ex-girlfriend, murdering her friend

A Brooklyn man pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that allege he broke into his ex-girlfriend's Seagate apartment where he raped her and fatally slit her friend’s throat, all while her 11-year-old daughter hid in the bedroom. … Full Article

Kiwanis Club donates Thanksgiving turkeys to food pantry

A group of business leaders in Bensonhurst and Bath Beach is making sure Thanksgiving will be a special holiday for low-income residents who can’t afford the turkey and all of the trimmings. … Full Article


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