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Devastated by Sandy, Coney Island community center is still without repairs

Since Hurricane Sandy destroyed its original location in 2012, a Coney Island community center has struggled to find a replacement home. The HeartShare St. … Full Article
 

Huge development heralds a new Sheepshead Bay

One Brooklyn Bay, a new 28-story building in Sheepshead Bay, is now open for business, offering both condos and rental units. … Full Article
 

Neptune/Sixth retail center opens for business in Coney Island

A new commercial building recently opened in Coney Island with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a bold prediction by the developer that the building will become an important hub for the community. … Full Article
 

Come see the Brighton Beach bungalows

Oh, the nostalgia.

Beach bungalows. In Brighton-by-the-Sea. Think back to the end of World War I. … Full Article
 

Come stroll the Brighton Beach Boardwalk

Borscht by the seashore. Sometimes you really need a dose of Brighton Beach. Coney Island gets all the love from tourists and selfie-snappers. But Brighton Beach is terrific too in its own quiet way. … Full Article
 

Jewish, Muslim teens share interfaith dinner

In the Middle East, some Jews and Muslims may be fighting it out, but in Sheepshead Bay, youthful members of the two religions got together on Thursday for an interfaith celebration of Iftar, the monthly meal during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. … Full Article
 

The Coney Island Boardwalk gets landmarked, here's what that means

A city panel unanimously declared the Coney Island Boardwalk a scenic landmark on Tuesday — but the move will not protect the iconic tourist attraction from being paved over or replaced with plastic planks. … Full Article

 

Feeling left out, Coney Island residents demand ferry service

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s big announcement that the city is pumping $300 million into the ferry system to buy bigger boats didn’t impress Coney Island residents, who charged that the city’s ferry frenzy is unfairly bypassing their waterfront neighborhood. … Full Article
 

Sheepshead Bay to get 60-unit rental building

New permits have revealed that a mixed-use development will soon rise at 2633 Ocean Ave. The corner lot currently sits vacant, but will eventually yield an eight-story structure with adjacent enclosed parking designed to accommodate 30 vehicles. … Full Article
 

Parks Department moving ‘booze cruises’ out of Sheepshead Bay

The city is being hailed in Sheepshead Bay for a plan to scatter the Emmons Avenue “booze cruise” business — but the plan has enraged lawmakers in the other Brooklyn neighborhoods that will soon host the floating bacchanal. … Full Article
 

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