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Report recommends steps to help elderly survive natural disasters

An eye-opening report by medical professionals contends that changes need to be made to help the city’s elderly survive in the event another Hurricane Sandy-type disaster hits here. … Full Article
 

Treyger wants Dept. of Investigation to monitor Sandy funds

The city should create a monitor at the Department of Investigation to look at how dollars earmarked for Hurricane Sandy recovery are spent, according to two City Council members who sponsored a bipartisan bill aimed at keeping close tabs on expenditures. … Full Article
 

Summer youth programs in Coney Island are a respite

From torrential downpours to evenings thick with humidity, Coney Island youngsters have found a way to escape the oppressive weather while also staying safe. … Full Article
 

A privileged peek inside the Shore Theater

Surely the ghosts of vaudeville players past are here, just out of sight behind the faded curtain. After all, the great Al Jolson himself performed on this Coney Island stage. … Full Article
 

Bullard isn't budging on sale of Coney Island's Shore Theater

The Shore Theater, a locked-up landmark by the sea, has would-be buyers longing to bring it back to life. But they can't get owner Jasmine Bullard to give them the time of day. … Full Article
 

Transit Museum Takes You to Coney—1930s Style

The Transit Museum hosted a nostalgia ride to Coney Island last Saturday using a train made of 1930s subway cars. … Full Article
 

Chestnut proposes to girlfriend before winning hot dog contest

In a moment that he'll relish forever, Joey "Jaws" Chestnut got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend before he roasted the competition in the annual Nathan's Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island last Friday. … Full Article
 

'Seinfeld Night' a huge success for Cyclones

Free Keith Hernandez bobble heads for the first 2,500 in attendance and a host of other gimmicky exploits were a hit with ‘Seinfeld’ fans at MCU Park Saturday evening. The ‘themed’ Cylcones home game in Coney Island revolved around the legendary ’90s television show to commemorate its 25th annive … Full Article
 

VIDEO: Montage from Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

The 32nd annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island was quite the visual spectacle of vibrant colors, outrageous costumes and groovy music filling the beachside streets. … Full Article
 

Kingsborough presents free jazz concerts on summer nights

Hey Brooklyn, we’ve got the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday nights this summer. And it won’t cost you a thing! … Full Article
 

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