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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Briefly Noted: Coney Island Scandal, Bus Service Cuts, Cops Behaving Badly & More

Three Luna Park Housing Corp. Officials Indicted for Conspiring to Receive Bribes, Forge Documents to Corrupt the Process by Which Mitchell-Lama Apartments are Acquired - Brooklyn DA. 78 count indictment included accepting approximately $874,000...

Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial In Brooklyn

Several events are planned across the borough in the coming weeks to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth (May 31, 1819). Whitman lived in Brooklyn for 28 years, working as a printer, teacher,  journalist,...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

City Parks Foundation Announces Free Spring Fitness Programs For Seniors

CONEY ISLAND/MARINE PARK/FORT GREENE - City Parks Foundation will offer free sports programs for seniors at neighborhood parks and recreation centers across the city from April through June. New Yorkers ages 60-years and up can...

Boardwalk, Brighton Beach Restaurant Burn Last Night

BRIGHTON BEACH - A two-alarm fire ripped through a Brighton Beach restaurant from underneath the boardwalk, injuring one firefighter and causing heavy damage to the establishment and to the wooden planks, fire officials said. Restaurant...

Nerdy Burlesque Reigns in Coney Island

CONEY ISLAND - Burlesque can be creative, sexually expressive and at times, gender fluid. In some cases, cartoon characters and pop culture icons become something totally unexpected as the performers release themselves from social...

Coney Island Luna Park celebrates with traditional egg cream christening of Cyclone (PHOTOS)

CONEY ISLAND - Yes, the Luna Park and the Cyclone opened last week to huge crowds, but this past Sunday was the traditional Brooklyn egg cream christening of the famed roller coaster, the bottle...

3rd Annual Preservation Film Fest To Screen ‘Battle For Brooklyn’ & ‘Little Fugitive’

DOWNTOWN/CONEY ISLAND - The New York Preservation Archive Project is hosting its third annual Preservation Film Festival April 2nd to May 3rd, screening contemporary documentaries and historic classics across the five boroughs. The selected films address current themes...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

Coney Island Cyclone Opens to Public, Official Opening April 14!

CONEY ISLAND - The official opening of the Coney Island Cyclone Roller Coaster will occur on Sunday, April 14 with elected officials and local leaders breaking a bottle of Brooklyn egg-cream on the front...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Coney Island Parks Get Ready For The 2019 Season

CONEY ISLAND - Though it still feels chilly outside, Spring is officially here, and Luna Park will be kicking off its 2019 season next weekend! The home of the Coney Island Cyclone, Coney Clipper, Thunderbolt,...

Crossing Verrazzano? It’s $5.50 if you are from SI, but $19 if you live...

BAY RIDGE — Hours before the proposed MTA toll hike, Gov. Andrew Cuomo found $6 million to ensure Staten Islanders maintain the $5.50 special residence rate to cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge, leaving their Brooklyn neighbors...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...

Firefighters Battle High Rise Fire at Trump Village

CONEY ISLAND/WEST BRIGHTON - Firefighters battled a ninth-floor fire in an apartment in Trump Village this morning, injuring one person and forcing the evacuation of numerous residents from apartments on several floors because of...
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