Coney Island

Council candidate praises Cuomo’s Coney Island casino snub

Coney Island isn’t going to become the next Atlantic City after all. After much talk about the possibility, Governor Cuomo’s plan to bring casino gambling to New York State doesn’t include turning Coney Island’s iconic boardwalk into the boardwalk of Atlantic City. … Full Article

Applebee’s to open new eatery in Sandy-torn Coney Island

As Coney Island continues its slow recovery from the damage Hurricane Sandy left behind nearly seven months ago, a national chain restaurant is getting set to open a franchise in the storm-torn community. … Full Article

Cyclones bring back fans to MCU Park after Sandy

On Saturday, May 11, single tickets went on sale at MCU Park for the Cyclones’ 2013 season, which starts this year on June 18. … Full Article

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of NY (Brooklyn) Speaks on Corruption

Loretta E. Lynch, the U.S. Attorney for the EDNY, will speak at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park on the topic “Confronting Public/Political Corruption” on Thursday, May 16th at 7:30pm.   … Full Article

Brooklyn lawyer federally charged with misconduct

An attorney with a debt relief and settlement company serving financially disadvantaged individuals has been charged with federal mail and wire fraud. … Full Article

Treyger urges state to use Sandy funds for Coney Island plant upgrade

New York State is about to receive more than $300 million from the federal government to upgrade its sewage treatment plants to prevent damage in future Sandy-type storms. … Full Article

Brooklyn born actor loves his 'Beauty and the Beast' role

There was a time when actor Austin Basis, co-star of the hit television series “Beauty and the Beast,” considered becoming a doctor. While attending the State University of New York at Binghamton, he majored in theater but planned to attend medical school. … Full Article

New Field of Dreams on Coney Island

Hurricane Sandy hit Coney Island more than six weeks after the Brooklyn Cyclones' 2012 season ended with a 2-0 loss at Hudson Valley in the third and decisive game of their first-round playoff series. … Full Article

View-obstructing Boardwalk bathrooms put on hold

The New York City Parks Department has delayed the erection of large comfort stations along Coney Island and Brighton beaches.  The bathrooms, one of which is the subject of a lawsuit by nearby condominium owners, will replace restrooms beneath the boardwalk that were destroyed by Superstor … Full Article

Rasputin owner indicted in debt-relief fraud

Federal prosecutors say a New York City debt-settlement services firm defrauded debt-ridden individuals out of millions of dollars — with much of the ill-gotten gains used to fund operations of the Rasputin Supper Club in Brighton Beach. … Full Article


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