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How to spend $1 million: Treyger seeks ideas from residents

Councilmember Mark Treyger has an enticing proposition for his constituents. He is offering them the chance to say how $1 million in city money should be spent in their community. It’s all part of the city’s participatory budgeting process, which is now underway. … Full Article
 

‘Hereafter Musical’ takes a joyful look at the afterlife

Death and the afterlife might not seem like ideal subjects for a joyful musical. But don’t tell that to Vincent Favale and Frankie Keane, the creators of “Hereafter Musical,” a show that seeks to depict how the living and the deceased think about each other. … Full Article
 

Cabaret stars to open ‘Great American Songbook’ at Kingsborough

A cabaret legend, a Broadway veteran and a newcomer to the world of music will team up for a special show at Kingsborough Community College that will highlight great American songs. … Full Article
 
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Late Comeback propels Lincoln over Grand Street

It looked like Lincoln’s reign as the top high school football team in Brooklyn had finally come to an end. Grand Street was leading with two minutes to play, and the Railsplitters had to move the ball downfield 75 yards to complete a comeback. … Full Article
 

Army Corps of Engineers hires contractor to repair Coney Island beach

Coney Island Beach will undergo critical repairs and emergency restoration to address Hurricane Sandy-related damage, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and a group of lawmakers announced on Tuesday. … Full Article
 

Exhibition looks at genius of Brooklyn carousel inventor

Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangels designed and built it. … Full Article
 

Coney Island Parachute Jump lit in gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Brooklyn’s Eiffel Tower went gold for childhood cancer on Friday. … Full Article
 

Lincoln football reintroduces itself with huge win over Tottenville

As Lincoln's head coach Shawn O'Connor watched for his team's reaction as a new banner was unveiled celebrating last season's championship, he liked what he saw — nothing. … Full Article
 

Coney Island Parachute Jump ‘goes gold’ for Childhood Cancer Awareness Friday

The Coney Island community is invited to join Councilmember Mark Treyger; Zamperla, owner of the Coney Island Parachute Jump; parents and advocates on Friday evening as the Parachute Jump lights up gold to raise awareness for childhood cancer as part of a global initiative called The Gold W … Full Article
 

Lincoln’s names have changed, but the talent remains

While standing on the sidelines at Yankee Stadium watching quarterback Javon Moore lead Lincoln High School to a championship last season, Paul Litvak thought to himself that he would have the same opportunity this year except for one problem — he weighed 300 pounds. … Full Article
 

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