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Deutsch praises Shorefront Council’s English classes

Students learning to perfect their English in classes sponsored by the Shorefront Jewish Community Council in Brighton Beach received encouragement from their local city councilmember, who paid a recent visit to the program to see how they were progressing. … Full Article
 

The Cosmos come to Brooklyn, defeat Ottawa

Playing in their first-ever game in Brooklyn, the New York Cosmos capitalized on an early goal to beat the Ottawa Fury FC 1-0 at MCU Park in Coney Island Saturday night. … Full Article
 
On Set Of Alec Baldwin's New Film Back In The Day

VIDEO: On the set of 'Back In The Day,' starring Alec Baldwin

William DeMeo fondly recalls the days when growing up in Brooklyn meant playing stickball in the streets, sitting out on the stoop until late at night and entire neighborhoods coming together for block parties in the summer. … Full Article
 

$3M in Sandy funding approved for Coney Island’s Steeplechase Pier

U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries on Tuesday announced more than $3.4 million in federal funding for Sandy-related repairs to the Coney Island Steeplechase Pier. … Full Article
 

Wahlburgers to open in Coney Island this summer

Hollywood star power is coming to Coney Island! … Full Article
 

Photo: Alec Baldwin and Michael Madsen shooting 'Back in the Day' in Brooklyn

Alec Baldwin (l.) and Michael Madsen were shooting scenes from the upcoming movie "Back in the Day" at the Romanoff Restaurant in Sheepshead Bay on Monday. Bensonhurst native William DeMeo (not pictured), the writer and director of  … Full Article
 

New book highlights enchantment of old New York

The enchantment of New York at the turn of the century and the weird, wonderful world of side shows and human circuses are vividly brought to life in Leslie Parry’s “Church of Marvels” … Full Article
 

Fontbonne grads open their hearts to child with cancer

The loud, pulsating music filling the Saint Finbar Church hall made it impossible to sit still, or even sit at all, for that matter. Dozens of people were up gyrating and performing various Zumba moves under the watchful eye of an instructor onstage. … Full Article
 

City opens Workforce1 Sandy Recovery Career Center in Coney Island

Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations (HRO) Amy Peterson, and New York City Council Member Mark Treyger, today announced the opening of a new Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Career Center, located at … Full Article
 

Coney Island cop saves drowning teen while on Florida vacation

Even when a cop is off-duty, the officer doesn’t rest. Case in point: Police Officer Albert Mammon of the 60th Precinct in Coney Island who saved a teenager’s life while he was on vacation in Florida in February. … Full Article
 

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