| Mar 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The world-famous Coney Island Cyclone is back in business!
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz cracked open a bottle of egg cream on the Cyclone's first car Sunday to mark its re-opening. The Cyclone crew has been working all winter to polish,...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 2:48 PM
New York City police arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a shooting that occurred in Coney Island Wednesday night.
A mother of seven is in critical condition after being shot in the head while apparently trying to defend two of her children...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 3:36 PM
A man in Brooklyn -- donning only sneakers and underwear -- is accused of stealing a truck and mowing down two young girls.
The incident occurred around 2:45 when the suspect hopped into the driver's seat of the truck at the intersection of Avenue I...
| Dec 30, 2009
David Levine, an artist whose witty caricatures illustrated the New York Review of Books for more than 40 years, has died. He was 83.
Levine died Tuesday at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan of prostate cancer and complications from other...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 5:49 PM
The toddler's diaper was soiled. His cries were echoing inside an unattended school bus. All the while, police say the driver from Brighton Beach was A.W.O.L., taking a nap in a nearby building.
The New York City Department says 51-year-old Roberto...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 2:32 PM
Dawn Long dabbed tears from her cheek, recalling the rush of maternal emotions after she learned her 2-year-old son had been left alone on a yellow mini bus Wednesday. Police charged the bus driver and bus matron with child endangerment, but Long says the...
| May 23, 2010
When it's time to go, it's time to go. That applies to people, light bulbs and carousels, and for the carousel at Fashion Island, last January was time to go.
The merry-go-round had served well, kids and non-kids loved it, it went round and round, which...
| May 29, 2010
| 4:10 PM
Coney Island's Luna Park officially opened for business Saturday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Luna Park -- named after the original hot spot until 1944 -- is the first new amusement park in more than 50 years. (The first Luna Park opened in...
| Jan 6, 2010
We're getting used to spices in beer, such as the coriander in Belgian witbier and the fruitcake spices in Christmas ales. This one makes a quite different choice, ginger and fennel, along with the dash of orange peel that's been showing up in a lot of...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:13 PM
A 104-year-old man died early Monday morning after being mowed down by a minivan in Brooklyn, police said.
Joe Rollino, a former Coney Island strongman known as "Kid Dundee," was reportedly hit as he crossed north to south on Bay Ridge Parkway after...
| Jan 24, 2010
"Wait'll you see the ship!" Myra, the Royal Caribbean check-in agent, gushed as I prepared to board the Oasis of the Seas. "We're going to have to pull you off by the teeth on Saturday."
FOR THE RECORD:
Cruise ship features: In...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 5:28 AM
A man was gunned down in Brooklyn just before midnight late Sunday evening.
Police were responding to reports of shots fired at West 32nd Street and Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island when they found the body of a 26-year-old black male with gunshot wounds...