Coney Island

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

DA issues indictment on opioid peddling South Brooklyn drug ring

Led by a Brooklyn demolition worker, 11 members of a drug ring that peddled fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine throughout southern Brooklyn were slapped with a 273-count indictment on Wednesday. … Full Article

See the Wonder Wheel and other Coney Island icons during a winter thaw

Mark your calendars, Brooklynites.

The Wonder Wheel starts spinning again on March 25. … Full Article

Coney Island civic leader says she’ll run if Pamela Harris resigns

Another potential candidate has emerged for a New York State Assembly seat currently held by a lawmaker under federal indictment. … Full Article


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