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Despite counting error, Chestnut breaks record at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Hot dog! It was another record-setting Fourth of July in Coney Island at Nathan’s Annual International Hot Dog-Eating Contest. … Full Article
 

Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs in Coney Island

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for the 11th time. … Full Article
 

Dockless bike-share trial coming to Coney Island

The city will begin testing a new, dockless bike-share program in Coney Island later this year, part of a four-borough pilot that will bring the next generation of bike sharing to places that don’t already have Citi Bike. … Full Article
 

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is finally here

Coney Island eagerly awaits its most famous annual event, Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. … Full Article
 

Sweet heat relief in Coney Island

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, You'll wish that summer could always be here.      Nat King Cole   We've got news for you, Brooklynites. … Full Article
 

Sandy-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit

Cue the "Jaws" music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility's recovery from the devastating impact of 2012's Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article
 

Kyle Wilson discusses Brooklyn Cyclones debut

Kyle Wilson started his first game for the Brooklyn Cyclones on Wednesday night in what turned out to be a thrilling extra-inning game against the Hudson Valley Renegades at MCU Park in Coney Island. … Full Article
 

Tajik restaurant in Sheepshead Bay serves traditional Central Asian dishes

It’s not easy to find the food of Tajikistan, one of the former Central Asian Soviet republics, but one place to do so is Cafe Dushanbe at 1788 Sheepshead Bay Road. … Full Article
 

Coney Island’s Shore Theater to become 7-story hotel

Coney Island’s landmarked Shore Theater is set to become a seven-story hotel, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

VIDEO: Mermaid Parade celebrates 36th year in Coney Island

Hundreds of thousands of people lined Surf Avenue in Coney Island on Saturday for the 36th annual Mermaid Parade that drew out waves of mermaids and other seafaring creatures in a summer celebration. … Full Article
 

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