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Mermaids, aquatic creatures turn out for Coney Island Parade

A steady drizzle didn't keep revelers from Coney Island's 33rd annual Mermaid Parade. The colorful parade up the boardwalk Saturday was part of a tradition that marks the start of summer for many New Yorkers. … Full Article

Man killed after stabbing NYPD officer at Coney Island subway station

A man was shot dead by police on the Q train’s Ocean Parkway subway station after stabbing another police officer in the neck and shoulders early Thursday afternoon. … Full Article

Treyger demands de Blasio hire 1,000 more cops

In the wake of a series of shootings in Coney Island, Councilman Mark Treyger called on the de Blasio Administration to hire 1,000 additional police officers to patrol city streets. … Full Article

Saturday by the sea is so fine in Coney Island

Three cheers for Coney Island crowds. Another of today's Eye on Real Estate postings shows photos of Brooklyn's iconic seashore on a June weekday when the kids are still in school. In those images, the beach is eerily empty. … Full Article

On Stage at Kingsborough sets summer concert series

Summer is almost here and On Stage at Kingsborough, the performing arts program at Kingsborough Community College, has put together a warm weather concert series featuring jazz, swing, and ragtime music that is sure to get your fingers snapping and your toes tapping. And it’s free! … Full Article

A Coney Island Smorgasburg sampler

Bring on the mahi mahi ceviche tacos and the BLT lobster rolls. Smorgasburg has come to Coney Island. … Full Article

This is what Coney Island looks like without crowds

These photos are for fellow Brooklynites who are chained to their desks today. … Full Article

A checklist of Thor Equities' Coney Island properties

What happens after the art departs? … Full Article

All hail Jeffrey Deitch's Coney Art Walls project

A little fun is a good thing — especially in the heart of America's Playground. This summer, Thor Equities is bringing fun of the artsy sort to a blacktopped lot on Stillwell Avenue and the Bowery, which sits smack in the middle of Coney Island's amusement district. … Full Article

Coney Island's Cyclone breaks down; riders climb off

Coney Island's historic Cyclone roller coaster has broken down for the second time this season. … Full Article


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