Brighton Beach

Parks Dept. defends Coney Island Boardwalk project

Responding to protests by residents of Coney Island and Brighton Beach over the reconstruction of the historic Reigelmann Boardwalk, officials from the New York City Parks Department are vigorously defending the controversial project. … Full Article

Protesters demand city preserve Coney Island’s boardwalk

Residents from Coney Island and Brighton Beach turned out in force for a Jan. … Full Article

Open rehearsal brings viewers closer to ‘Cool Hand Luke’ action

Audiences can see a play before its opening night on Broadway by attending a preview performance of the show. But imagine getting the chance to see a play even before it starts previews. … Full Article

New-look Lincoln Railsplitters have same championship aspirations

Lincoln High School’s former head coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton — responsible for producing NBA talents like Stephon Marbury and Lance Stephenson — has gone off with his latest star, Isaiah Whitehead, to Seton Hall University. … Full Article

Treyger wants task force to focus on Sandy recovery at churches

Councilmember Mark Treyger is pushing hard for the creation of a special city task force to study the damage that houses of worship and charitable organizations suffered during Hurricane Sandy and the expenses they incurred while helping victims during and after the 2012 storm. … Full Article

Adams announces first ever New Year's Eve ball drop in Coney Island

On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams with the partnership of Council Member Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island, announced the first-ever New Year’s Eve ball drop in Coney Island. … Full Article

Councilmembers want city to landmark Coney Island Boardwalk

One day in the future, you might be stepping on a city landmark when you take a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

To New Yorkers like me, going to Coney means hopping on a Coney Island-bound subway train to an amusement park at the beach. But on a trip to Detroit, I learned that "coney" means something entirely different. … Full Article

Sheepshead Bay: The siren song of the shoreline

Cherry Hill for breakfast, Liman for lunch — Emmons Avenue is awesome. When the weather in Brooklyn was freakishly warm the other day, we heard the siren song of the shoreline calling us. All of a sudden, Sheepshead Bay seemed like a place we really needed to be. … Full Article


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