Coney Island

DEATH BY SANDY? Fallout may doom Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

The famed Coney Island Mermaid Parade, which has attracted a half-million people for each of the past few years, may have to be canceled this year because of damage from Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

Six months after Sandy, Grimm tours hurricane damaged Coney Island Hospital

Six months after Superstorm Sandy crippled Coney Island Hospital, US Rep. Michael Grimm took a tour of the hospital to see the progress that has been made to get the facility back up to full strength.  … Full Article

As summer approaches, sand pileups plague Coney Boardwalk

Many Coney Island residents and business owners are complaining about sand drifting and piling up on the boardwalk. … Full Article

Brooklyn STRONG protests garbage transfer station in southern Brooklyn

Residents, elected officials, teachers, students, and activists of southern Brooklyn from Bay Ridge to Mill Basin gathered at the promenade near the Caesar's Bay shopping center in Gravesend on Sunday to protest a proposed garbage transfer station the city wants to place in the neighborhood. … Full Article

Savino says her pot bill won't go up in smoke

Is New York going to become the next state to legalize marijuana? It’s too soon to tell, but one Brooklyn lawmaker is doing her best to make sure it happens. … Full Article

A condo on the ocean with the view of a toilet?

Residents of a Brighton Beach luxury apartment complex have sued New York City over a public restroom going up on the boardwalk that, they claim, will obstruct their ocean views.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Doctor Convicted in $77M Medicare fraud scheme

Gustave Drivas, M.D., a Staten Island resident who owned a medical clinic in Brooklyn, was convicted Tuesday of two felony counts for his role in a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme.  … Full Article

Coney Island Aquarium will partly reopen on May 25

The New York Aquarium will partially reopen on May 25, a milestone that will be celebrated about seven months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the 14-acre aquarium campus. … Full Article

Savino reopens her office in storm-torn Coney Island

In a sign that Coney Island is bouncing back from the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, state Sen. Diane Savino announced that she has reopened her district office there. … Full Article

40 percent of Sheepshead Bay stores still shut post-Sandy

Gokhan Karakollukcu never imagined that the placid waters beyond Emmons Avenue would blast apart his café's windows one late and horrifying October night last year. … Full Article


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