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Savino throws block party to mark reopening her Sandy-damaged office

State Sen. Diane Savino was standing in the middle of the street, surrounded by children, some of whom were jumping up and down and waving at her. They weren’t lobbying for her vote. They wanted ice cream! … Full Article
 

Sandy can't stop great Mermaid Parade

Just in time for the first day of summer, Coney Island looked as great as ever for its annual Mermaid Parade, which was nearly shuttered for the year because of Sandy. Check out some great exclusive Eagle photos from our very own Mario Belluomo. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn struts its stuff at Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Coney Island nearly went the way of Atlantis when Superstorm Sandy swept up the East Coast last fall, but even that couldn't stop Brooklyn's strutting mermaids from hitting the boardwalk on the first weekend of summer. … Full Article
 

Savino hosts block party outside her Coney Island office

State Sen. Diane Savino (D-Coney Island-Bensonhurst-Staten Island) is celebrating the reopening of her Coney Island district office with a block party. And she’s inviting the whole community to join her! … Full Article
 

Storobin picks up Independence Party support for council bid

Former state senator David Storobin, seeking to make the switch from Albany to City Hall, has been endorsed by the Independence Party in his bid for a City Council seat. … Full Article
 

Thompson tells Coney Island city must do better job preparing for emergencies

The city needs to do a better job of preparing and responding to natural disasters, former comptroller Bill Thompson said after taking a tour of areas of Coney Island damaged by Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article
 

Brook-Krasny to tour Coney Island with Comptroller DiNapoli

Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, whose district is still recovering from the damage left by Superstorm Sandy, will be touring hard hit areas with New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on June 14. … Full Article
 

Hair-raising 'Thunderbolt' roller coaster coming to Coney Island

A major new roller coaster, the “Thunderbolt,” is going up at Coney Island and will open in time for next year’s summer season, the NYC Economic Development Corporat … Full Article
 

Kagan picks up support from a former rival in council race

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

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
 

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