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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Calling All Facial Hair Aficionados: 12th Annual Coney Island Beard & Mustache Competition

CONEY ISLAND - New Yorkers sporting unusual and eye-catching whiskers should head over to the 12th Annual Coney Island Beard & Mustache Competition on Saturday to compete with their facial hair foes. The well-groomed group will...

9/11 Remembrances In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - This year marks the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that took the lives of 2,996 people, including 266 Brooklyn residents. Special events are planned in the borough next week to...

Good Bye, Summer! (PHOTOS)

CONEY ISLAND - The last night of the free summer fireworks lit up the sky on Coney Island Beach Friday, August 30. The beach and boardwalk from the Aquarium to the Steeplechase Pier were packed...

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Anchored off Coney Island This Morning

CONEY ISLAND - Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg ended her transatlantic sailboat voyage Wednesday after docking in Coney Island, capping off a two-week endeavor documented on social media aimed at showing how one can...

3 Killed In Two Separate Shootings In Brooklyn Last Night

CONEY ISLAND/BROWNSVILLE - Three people - one in Brownsville and two in Coney Island - were shot and killed in two separate shootings in the borough last night. On Tuesday, August 20 at around 9:20...

29th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpture Competition: Photos

CONEY ISLAND - The 29th Annual Sand Sculpture competition in Coney Island attracted more than 10,000 visitors to the beach to see sand sculptures that told stories from participants from around the country, according...

DCP Study Says Reasons For Storefront Vacancies Are “Complex and Varied”

As the mayor pushes for a storefront vacancy tax, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released "Assessing Storefront Vacancy in NYC," a report examining retail trends and storefront vacancies across the...

Help Name Luna Park’s 3 New Attractions

CONEY ISLAND - Coney Island's Luna Park kicked off a series of contests on Tuesday to give fans the chance to name three new attractions. The new rides—a Ropes Course, Log Flume, and Coaster Ride—are slated...

Worker Stable After Falling At Coney Island Construction Site

CONEY ISLAND - A 45-year-old worker had to be rescued from a "confined space" after falling several feet into an excavation at a Coney Island construction site Saturday morning, officials said. The worker suffered head, back,...

Man Found Dead Under Boardwalk – Gate Underneath An Ongoing Issue

The NYC Parks Department provided the following statement regarding the gate beneath the Coney Island Boardwalk: "Keeping the underside of the boardwalk safe and secure is a priority for us, but in this...

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival Saturday At Coney Island Beach

CONEY ISLAND - Enjoy the Coney Island beach this weekend with fun-filled activities thanks to the Parks Department.  There will be clinics and free play for volleyball, crossnet, flag football, ultimate frisbee and soccer,...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

The Yellow Submarine of Coney Island Creek Rusts In Peace

CONEY ISLAND CREEK/GRAVESEND - Three years before the Beatles 1966 hit was released, a real-life yellow submarine was dreamed into existence in Brooklyn.  The original yellow color has now rubbed off, but the rusted...

Brooklyn’s Got Talent: The 10th Annual Coney Island Talent Show

CONEY ISLAND - Brooklynites of all ages will show off their creative gifts at the 10th Annual Coney Island Talent Show on Saturday, July 27. Sideshow magician Albert Cadabra will host the event on the...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...
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