Coney Island

Brooklyn native Manny Rodriguez makes Cyclones debut

Homegrown Brooklyn talent Manny Rodriguez was recently picked by his boyhood club the New York Mets in the 10th round of the MLB draft. He prepared for his debut with the Brooklyn Cyclones against the rival Staten Island Yankees, which took place on Friday. … Full Article

Shark exhibit to open this month in Coney Island

The long-awaited shark exhibit at the New York Aquarium opens on June 30. Ocean Wonders: Sharks! was announced in 2012, but Superstorm Sandy delayed construction of the 57-000-square-foot exhibit until 2014.   … Full Article

NYPD officers save 15-month-old baby who wasn’t breathing after seizure

Three NYPD officers saved the life of 15-month-old baby Chloe Ivanov, who had stopped breathing from a seizure on Saturday. … Full Article

Councilmember announces single-sex beach days for observant Jews, Muslims

Councilmember Chaim Deutsch (D-Manhattan Beach-Sheepshead Bay) is sponsoring sex-segregated beach days at a beach behind Kingsborough Community College to allow his Orthodox Jewish and Muslim constituents the opportunity to enjoy the seashore.  … Full Article

Devastated by Sandy, Coney Island community center is still without repairs

Since Hurricane Sandy destroyed its original location in 2012, a Coney Island community center has struggled to find a replacement home. The HeartShare St. … Full Article

Huge development heralds a new Sheepshead Bay

One Brooklyn Bay, a new 28-story building in Sheepshead Bay, is now open for business, offering both condos and rental units. … Full Article

Neptune/Sixth retail center opens for business in Coney Island

A new commercial building recently opened in Coney Island with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a bold prediction by the developer that the building will become an important hub for the community. … Full Article

Come see the Brighton Beach bungalows

Oh, the nostalgia.

Beach bungalows. In Brighton-by-the-Sea. Think back to the end of World War I. … Full Article

Come stroll the Brighton Beach Boardwalk

Borscht by the seashore. Sometimes you really need a dose of Brighton Beach. Coney Island gets all the love from tourists and selfie-snappers. But Brighton Beach is terrific too in its own quiet way. … Full Article

Jewish, Muslim teens share interfaith dinner

In the Middle East, some Jews and Muslims may be fighting it out, but in Sheepshead Bay, youthful members of the two religions got together on Thursday for an interfaith celebration of Iftar, the monthly meal during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. … Full Article


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