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Mozart meets Coney Island

If there's a theme behind the Metropolitan Opera's latest rendition of “Così fan tutte,” it's "don't worry … Full Article

Half-fare MetroCards gain support of 35 councilmembers

A move to get the city to provide a way for low-income New Yorkers to buy MetroCards at a 50 percent discount got a boost this week when 35 city councilmembers reaffirmed their strong support for the idea. … Full Article

OPINION: Make Sheepshead Bay a tourist destination

This is a tale of two “seaside resorts” within New York City, the similarities and the differences. The first is City Island, off the coast of the Northeast Bronx and accessible only by a narrow bridge.  … Full Article

Brooklyn pols push for answers in NYCHA emergency

The 396,581 tenants living in poor conditions in apartments run by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) have been receiving a great deal of attention from state elected officials lately, including Gov. … Full Article

Signs point to landmark status for Coney Island Boardwalk

Coney Island residents could see their beloved oceanfront boardwalk become an official city landmark after all. … Full Article

Met Opera sails to Coney Island

As spring lurks around Brooklyn’s snow filled streets, thoughts of warmer weather remind us of the coming summer and the beach. … Full Article

Medical assistant gets 3 years for role in $17M southern Brooklyn Medicare fraud

A Brooklyn federal judge called health care schemes a “thorny problem” in the Eastern District of New York before sentencing a medical assistant to three years in prison for his role in a $17 million Medicaid and Medicare scam in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article

Gargiulo’s wins praise for canceling Friends of NRA event

The decision by the owners of an iconic Coney Island restaurant to cancel a controversial fundraiser organized by a group of fans of the National Rifle Association (NRA) was met with praise by elected officials and civic leaders who said the cancellation was recognition of the sentiments of the c … Full Article

State Senate IDC pushes for NYCHA reforms

In the wake of the release of their scathing report on the levels of lead found in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings, members of the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference are pushing for major reforms in the city’s management of housing units. … Full Article

Coney Island tenant advocates lauded for their work

Tenant advocates who work to ensure that people living in public housing get the services they need were lauded by state Sen. Diane Savino and community leaders who attended a luncheon at the famous Gargiulo’s Italian Restaurant in Coney Island on Valentine’s Day. … Full Article


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