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Celebrating Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk scenic landmark status

“We have the sand, we have the sun and now we have the Boardwalk!” exulted NY City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. … Full Article
 

City looks at re-developing Coney Island's Abe Stark Rink

There are no plans on the drawing board yet but the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is considering a major re-development of the famed Abe Stark Rink in Coney Island where ice skaters have dreamed of Olympic glory and hockey players have shot the puck for decades. … Full Article
 
 

Food of Chinese Muslim group comes to Sheepshead Bay

A new restaurant in Sheepshead Bay is probably the first and only restaurant in Brooklyn to offer the food of the Dungans, an ethnic group of Chinese Muslims who were expelled from China in the 19th century after an unsuccessful uprising and now live in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan … Full Article
 

This year’s Coney Island History Day will celebrate immigrants

The contributions that immigrants have made to Coney Island will be the centerpiece of a special celebration of the neighborhood’s history on Aug. 11. … Full Article
 

Coney Island native is steeped in neighborhood’s history

One of the saddest days of Charles Denson’s life took place when he was a boy growing up in Coney Island and he watched through a fence as bulldozers tore down the last of the rides in Steeplechase Park. It was 1966 and the once-iconic amusement park was being demolished. … Full Article
 

Coney Island Cyclone ride stalls, riders walk to safety

Authorities say a gun scare sent panicked passengers stampeding through a New York City subway station, with some losing shoes and tearing bags in the chaos. … Full Article
 

Cornell scholar pays tribute to Manhattan Beach high school chem teacher

When Ilana Kotliar received a prestigious honor at Cornell University, she decided to share the accolade with the high school chemistry teacher who had inspired her. … Full Article
 

City Council vote makes it final: Boardwalk is Landmarked

It was only a formality, but a vote taken by the City Council on July 18 sealed the deal for the Coney Island Boardwalk to become an official landmark. … Full Article
 

MTA mulling changes to B82 Select Bus Service plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which was all set to introduce Select Bus Service (SBS) to the B82 line in Brooklyn this summer, pulled back and is still tinkering with the plan after the agency’s original proposal was met with skepticism and concern from local elected offi … Full Article
 

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