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Coney Island polar bears—not just New Year’s

When TV news-watchers saw hundreds of brave bathers ringing in 2014 with a plunge into the icy ocean off Coney Island, many were unaware that the Coney Island Polar Bear Club sponsors cold-water swimming every Sunday morning throughout the winter seaso … Full Article

Coney Island gardeners vow court fight after garden is destroyed

“Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?” Well, if Mary belonged to the Boardwalk Community Garden in Coney Island, the answer to the old nursery rhyme would be “not at all.” … Full Article

OPINION: Give loved ones a virtual piece of the New York Aquarium for the holidays

What do you give the animal lovers, environmentalists and conservation-minded individuals on your holiday list? … Full Article

VIDEO: Markowitz and Recchia unveil new fitness center at Lincoln High School

Seven years ago, Lincoln's Athletic Director Renan Ebeid set out on a mission to overhaul the Coney Island school's sports program. She couldn’t do that without the proper facilities though so she put in a call to local councilman Domenic Recchia. … Full Article

Markowitz rejoices as council approves his dream concert venue

Marty Markowitz is leaving office in less than two weeks, but a City Council vote that took place on Thursday will assure that he will leave a lasting legacy. … Full Article

Lincoln hoops off to good start in quest for state title

Lincoln High School rolled through the playoffs, beat Jefferson High School at Madison Square Garden and won the Public School Athletic League city title for the first time since 2009 last season. Now, Isaiah Whitehead has his sights set even higher — on a state championship. … Full Article

VIDEO: Lincoln celebrates PSAL football title

After the Lincoln High Railsplitters' dramatic 28-27 win over Tottenville to win its second PSAL football title in three years, Eagle sports reporter Rob Abruzzese was able to take some exclusive video of the team's joyous celebration and an interview after the game with All-American Tho … Full Article

Lincoln beats Tottenville to win its second city title in three years

Lincoln needed a fourth-quarter safety and a last-second defensive stand to hold off Tottenville, 28-27, on Tuesday night at a frigid Yankee Stadium for its second Public School Athletic League title in three years. … Full Article

Coney Island YMCA expected to bring jobs, economic boost

A new YMCA in Coney Island will provide an economic boost to the neighborhood by providing jobs for local residents, officials are predicting. … Full Article

Broadway performers 'Sing For Your Supper’ at Kingsborough

Performers who have appeared in some of the most memorable Broadway shows in recent years will be singing for their supper at Kingsborough Community College on Saturday night. … Full Article


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