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Kagan picks up support from a former rival in council race

Sheepshead Bay
The campaigns for City Council seats in Brooklyn districts are starting to get serious, as political hopefuls with no chance of winning a primary face reality, drop out, and throw their support behind candidates they had been running against. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn's Catholic churches celebrate Feast of Corpus Christi

Bath Beach
Catholics all over Brooklyn marked the Feast of Corpus Christi with masses, processions, and benedictions on June 2 celebrating one of bedrock beliefs of the church – that the Eucharist distributed during  … Full Article
 

Mermaid Parade is saved! $100G Kickstarter campaign meets goals

Coney Island
On June 3 at midnight, the 27-day $100,000 Kickstarter campaign to save Coney Island's Mermaid Parade will come to a close. … Full Article
 

FEMA funds to pay for repairs of Coney Island boardwalk lights

Coney Island
Nathan’s Famous is back and Coney Island is on the upswing seven months after Superstorm Sandy. The latest news on the community’s comeback comes from Washington DC. … Full Article
 

'Coney is back!' Mayor Bloomberg launches Coney Island summer season

Coney Island
Surrounded by beaming officials and business owners, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday officially opened Coney Island -- including the new Steeplechase Plaza and the restored B&B Carousell – seven months after Hurricane Sandy nearly swept it away. … Full Article
 

Turner calls Weiner’s mayoral bid an ‘uphill battle’

Sheepshead Bay
The man who won Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat following his political downfall two years ago has his doubts about his predecessor’s try at a comeback. … Full Article
 

Council candidate praises Cuomo’s Coney Island casino snub

Coney Island
Coney Island isn’t going to become the next Atlantic City after all. After much talk about the possibility, Governor Cuomo’s plan to bring casino gambling to New York State doesn’t include turning Coney Island’s iconic boardwalk into the boardwalk of Atlantic City. … Full Article
 

Applebee’s to open new eatery in Sandy-torn Coney Island

Coney Island
As Coney Island continues its slow recovery from the damage Hurricane Sandy left behind nearly seven months ago, a national chain restaurant is getting set to open a franchise in the storm-torn community. … Full Article
 

Cyclones bring back fans to MCU Park after Sandy

Coney Island
On Saturday, May 11, single tickets went on sale at MCU Park for the Cyclones’ 2013 season, which starts this year on June 18. … Full Article
 

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of NY (Brooklyn) Speaks on Corruption

SOUTHERN BROOKLYN
Loretta E. Lynch, the U.S. Attorney for the EDNY, will speak at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park on the topic “Confronting Public/Political Corruption” on Thursday, May 16th at 7:30pm.   … Full Article
 

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