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Anthology tells the story of Coney Island in historical fiction and non-fiction

The history of Coney Island is fairly well known. In the early 19th century, it was known as a place where people could commune with nature and only a few guest houses existed. … Full Article
 

Stringer criticizes Trump Village redevelopment project

A developer’s controversial plan to build a 40-story tower in Coney Island – a project that has drawn the ire of neighborhood residents – has come to the attention of City Comptroller Scott Stringer. … Full Article
 

Parks Dept. defends Coney Island Boardwalk project

Responding to protests by residents of Coney Island and Brighton Beach over the reconstruction of the historic Reigelmann Boardwalk, officials from the New York City Parks Department are vigorously defending the controversial project. … Full Article
 

Protesters demand city preserve Coney Island’s boardwalk

Residents from Coney Island and Brighton Beach turned out in force for a Jan. … Full Article
 

Open rehearsal brings viewers closer to ‘Cool Hand Luke’ action

Audiences can see a play before its opening night on Broadway by attending a preview performance of the show. But imagine getting the chance to see a play even before it starts previews. … Full Article
 

New-look Lincoln Railsplitters have same championship aspirations

Lincoln High School’s former head coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton — responsible for producing NBA talents like Stephon Marbury and Lance Stephenson — has gone off with his latest star, Isaiah Whitehead, to Seton Hall University. … Full Article
 

Treyger wants task force to focus on Sandy recovery at churches

Councilmember Mark Treyger is pushing hard for the creation of a special city task force to study the damage that houses of worship and charitable organizations suffered during Hurricane Sandy and the expenses they incurred while helping victims during and after the 2012 storm. … Full Article
 

Adams announces first ever New Year's Eve ball drop in Coney Island

On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams with the partnership of Council Member Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island, announced the first-ever New Year’s Eve ball drop in Coney Island. … Full Article
 

Councilmembers want city to landmark Coney Island Boardwalk

One day in the future, you might be stepping on a city landmark when you take a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article
 

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

To New Yorkers like me, going to Coney means hopping on a Coney Island-bound subway train to an amusement park at the beach. But on a trip to Detroit, I learned that "coney" means something entirely different. … Full Article
 

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