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
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
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
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
In today's economy, where it is normal for people to go through several careers and many different jobs during their lifetime, Brooklyn native and Senior Director of Company Operations at Nathan's Famous, Bruce Miller, told t … Full Article
A 3,000-mile charitable bike ride from Los Angeles to New York City made its final stop in Brighton Beach Sunday afternoon. Participants of the Investors Bank Bike 4 Friendship Tour were raising money for special needs children as they began their journey out west nearly 40 days ago. … Full Article
Advocates for children with cancer scored a major victory when the owners of the Parachute Jump, the famous Coney Island landmark, agreed to a request to light the tower in gold in tribute to kids with cancer next month. … Full Article