Coney Island

Former Wahlburgers employees sue Brooklyn franchise over denied wages, tips

 Five former employees of the burger chain founded by celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg are suing the company over what they call "rampant" violations of labor laws. … Full Article

Development underway at Trump Village Shopping Center

The redevelopment of the former Trump Village Shopping Center is underway in Coney Island. … Full Article

Coney Island's a refuge during heat waves

This is why there are beaches. For heat waves. The People's Playground — AKA Coney Island — is just a subway ride away when Brooklynites need to take refuge from stifling summer weather. … Full Article

Savino to host Back to School Blast

Public school students return from summer vacation and head back to class on Sept. 8, but many kids in Coney Island will be eagerly going to school on Aug. 10. That’s the day state Sen. Diane Savino is hosting her ninth annual Back to School Blast. … Full Article

NYCHA breaks ground on $41M FEMA recovery project in Coney Island

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye broke ground Wednesday on a $41 million reconstruction project at the Coney Island Sites 4/5 development, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). … Full Article

Savino pushes legislation to protect kids playing Pokémon GO

A directive issued Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban convicted sex offenders from playing the popular “Pokémon Go” game is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to protect children, according to state Sen. … Full Article

Harris urges Brooklyn residents to attend Stringer town hall

Residents should take advantage of the opportunity to question a top city official at a town hall meeting in Coney Island this week, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who said she is also looking forward to the session as a way to learn more about the public’s concerns. … Full Article

Stringer to hold Brooklyn town hall

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is coming to Brooklyn to hear what residents have to say. … Full Article

Exclusive: Eagle interview with Andrew Dice Clay

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay has played some huge, high-profile venues in his time, such as Madison Square Garden. But he is especially proud of the fact that on Saturday, July 30, he will be performing at the newly opened Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article
Coney Island Beach Closed After Several Sharks Spotted

Coney Island Beach closed after several sharks spotted

Lucien Zayan goes to Coney Island every morning in the summer as part of his daily routine. He checks his emails, calls his friends in Paris and reads on the beach. … Full Article


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