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Treyger And Savino Call For City Action In Response To Coney Island Shootings

Councilman Mark Treyger, Senator Diane Savino, and community leaders gathered outside the Coney Island Houses at West 30th Street and Surf Avenue yesterday to call on City Hall and the NYPD to take specific steps in response to gun violence that continues to plague the area — especially in the residential west end. At the…

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City Board Votes In Favor Of Historic Rent Freeze

For the first time in New York City’s history, the Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday night to green-light a rent freeze for the city’s approximate two million residents living in rent-stabilized homes, eliciting cheers of approval from elected officials and neighbors who have long called for relief for tenants. The board, which regulates rent for…

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A Visual Guide To Emmons Avenue’s Yacht And Boating Clubs

While many bemoan the loss of fishing boats and bait-and-tackle shops along Emmons Avenue, three boating clubs on the strip have maintained the area’s waterfront traditions for as long as 140 years. Behind their tall fences are bustling communities of boat owners and water lovers. Unlike the yacht club of popular lore, these aren’t stuffy, exclusive…