Coney Island

Coney Island boardwalk landmark fight gains momentum

Two Brooklyn lawmakers are putting some muscle behind their calls for the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to designate the iconic Riegelmann Boardwalk in Coney Island as a landmark. … Full Article

Heastie names Cymbrowitz to anti-poverty panel

Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz, who is the chairman of the Committee on Aging, has been tapped by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to serve on a new panel that will look into the causes of poverty. … Full Article

Cymbrowitz pushes MTA to build elevators in subway stations

Southern Brooklyn subway stations are difficult for senior citizens and physically disabled people to navigate, according to Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz, who said the vast majority of the stations don’t have elevators, a sorry situation that forces riders to trek up long flights of sta … Full Article

Pols say Sandy victims hit with building code violations

More than three years after Superstorm Sandy swept into New York City, homeowners are still suffering, this time in the pocketbook, according to two Brooklyn lawmakers who said that property owners are being hit with violations as they struggle to rebuild. … Full Article

More cops to walk the beat in Coney Island

It’s winter, but in Coney Island, thoughts are already turning to summer. … Full Article

City asks landlords to rent to Sandy victims

Superstorm Sandy victims whose homes are being rebuilt are getting help from the de Blasio administration in finding temporary housing during the construction. … Full Article

NY Aquarium discovers shark nursery ground in New York waters

Scientists and veterinarians working for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium in Coney Island have discovered something noteworthy in the near shore waters of Long Island’s Great South Bay: a nursery ground for the sand tiger shark, a fearsome-looking but non-aggressi … Full Article

Brooklyn, Staten Island running clubs take Polar Plunge for a good cause

On New Year's Day, about 40 members of the Prospect Park Track Club and the Staten Island Athletic Club came together to participate in the annual Polar Plunge at Coney Island Beach.  … Full Article

Oh, Baby! New Year off to great start for families

While most people were popping champagne corks, blowing horns and tossing confetti to celebrate the New Year, Stephanie Diaz ushered in 2016 by giving birth at Coney Island Hospital. … Full Article

Build it Back opening new construction centers

The city’s Build It Back program, established in the wake of Superstorm Sandy to help homeowners rebuild their houses, is moving toward its goal of completing its work by the end of 2016, according to officials, who announced that the program is transitioning its case management centers to  … Full Article


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