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Coney Island

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  • In The Pipeline: Starting the year with a splash

    You've seen the Polar Plunges before, right? You know, usually on New Year's Day, a group of people jump into icy ocean waters as a way of welcoming in the new year, thus attracting lots of media attention. The tradition goes back to 1903, when Bernarr...
  • High End Prostitution And Drug Ring Broken Up: DA

    High End Prostitution And Drug Ring Broken Up: DA
    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced a 144-count indictment against 17 members of a high class, big bucks prostitution ring out of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Five corporations and two of the largest investors, Efim Gorelik and Yakov...
  • Coney Island, The Next Nude Beach?

    Coney Island, The Next Nude Beach?
    Coney Island is known for its boardwalk and hotdogs, but will it soon let sunbathers take it all off and become a destination for nudity? A new poll released by the American Association for Nude Recreation has Coney Island ranked in the top fifteen...
  • Old School frozen custard

    Old School frozen custard
    Old School has been proudly serving up delicious frozen custard in the Puget Sound area since 2007.  It is a smoother, creamier, and more flavorful than any super premium ice cream.  And it contains fewer calories, too! At Old School frozen custard...
  • Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say

    Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say
    In Brooklyn's Brighton Beach parking spaces are disappearing rapidly, leaving residents at the mercy of the only existing permit-parking lot. Constant calls into the Neighborhood Association are proof to President Pat Singer that her community is in need...
  • "February House": Sunday In The Parlor With George

    "February House": Sunday In The Parlor With George
    By FRANK RIZZO, frizzo@courant.com The Hartford Courant February 24, 2012 The show: "February House" The place: Stage II at Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. What is it?: World premiere of musical with script by Seth Bockley; music and...
  • New York City To Take The Board Out Of Fabled Coney Island Boardwalk

    New York City To Take The Board Out Of Fabled Coney Island Boardwalk
    It's a deal sealed in cement. The city has overcome its final hurdle to move forward with a plan to replace a stretch of Coney Island's fabled boardwalk with recycled plastic and concrete molded to look like wood. An almost four-hour public hearing by...
  • Teen Arrested In Brooklyn Dart Attacks

    Teen Arrested In Brooklyn Dart Attacks
    A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a string of attacks where as many as three victims were struck by darts in Brooklyn, officials said. According to authorities, the attacks all happened in the Bath Beach section on Sunday. Cops were...
  • Castmembers Talk About Drama Behind New Show 'Brooklyn 11223'

    Castmembers Talk About Drama Behind New Show 'Brooklyn 11223'
    Angelina Favuzza, Christie Livoti, Joey Lynn Tekulve and Valona Saka of Oxygen's newest reality show "Brooklyn 11223" stopped by to talk about the drama we can expect this season. Oxygen takes viewers to the close-knit Brooklyn community of Bay Ridge,...
  • Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute

    Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute
    A fire and water main break are making it difficult for commuters to get home Friday night. A fire in the West 8th Street-NY Aquarium subway station is affecting service on the Q, F and B lines -- the one-alarm fire broke out in the relay room that...
  • Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines

    Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines
    Train service in and around Coney Island is still a mess, as fire investigators look for the cause of Friday evening's track fire. F trains aren't running between the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations; and there's no Q service between...
  • Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn

    Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn
    F train service between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations resumed Saturday around 7:20 p.m. The West 8th Street-NY Aquarium Station re-opened to F train customers, but not for those riding the Q. Repair crews are still working on...