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Another Smelly Summer? Sewage Bacteria Swarms Coney Island Creek, Again

Last year, Beach Haven Apartments, a private luxury apartment complex was caught dumping 200,000 gallons of raw sewage per day into the Coney Island...

Mega Eatery Opens This Sun. In Coney Island Amidst Development Boom

This Sunday, a long-awaited mega-restaurant is slated to open in Coney Island's restored Child's Building -- just in time for the Brooklyn Half Marathon...

Zero Waste Fall Leaf Collection Begins This Weekend

This weekend, the NYC Department of Sanitation is collecting your fallen leaves for composting, which they will use to support street trees and parks....

Sketches Show Developer Plans To Convert Landmarked Shore Theater Into Hotel

The developer who purchased the landmarked Shore Theater in Coney Island earlier this year is considering converting the building into a hotel with a...

City Budget Includes Funds For Local Park Renovations, School Resources &...

New York City's $82.1 billion budget — agreed to earlier this month by the mayor and city council — contains a lot of goodies...

After Holiday Toy Drive Is Ransacked By Thieves, Community Rallies Behind...

Community groups and city agencies came to the rescue after a thieves ransacked the offices of a Coney Island charity and made off with...

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Movies Under The...

Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of activities and events in southern Brooklyn this week. Catch a movie under the...

Coney Island Avenue’s Chaotic Intersection Will Finally Get An Overhaul

After finally winning approval from community leaders, the Department of Transportation (DOT) is moving forward with plans to overhaul one of Sheepshead Bay's most...

Following Dispute, Community Board 13 Looks To Hire New District Manager

After eight, long, leaderless months, Community Board 13 is looking to hire a new district manager. The community board -- which handles municipal issues...

Construction To Transform Historic Childs Restaurant Into Concert Venue Begins

Work to convert the historic Childs Restaurant in Coney Island into a 5,099-seat amphitheater and restaurant began last week. Construction workers were seen filling trash bags...

Coney Island Gardeners Gain Small Victory Against Planned Amphitheater

The Coney Island Boardwalk Community Garden received an agreement from the city to stop construction of the amphitheater on the site of their recently destroyed garden....

Coney Island Gardeners Gain Small Victory Against Planned Amphitheater

The Coney Island Boardwalk Community Garden received an agreement from the city to stop construction of the amphitheater on the site of their recently destroyed garden....

On The Passing Of Community Activist Lou Powsner, 93

I didn't know Lou Powsner, but in the six years of reporting local news around Southern Brooklyn, his name has rolled off source's tongues and...

Council Committee Seeks Term Limits, Reforms For Community Boards

Members of a City Council committee are pushing a resolution introduced last week that calls for the city's 59 community boards to adopt sweeping...

Council Committee Seeks Term Limits, Reforms For Community Boards

Members of a City Council committee are pushing a resolution introduced last week that calls for the city's 59 community boards to adopt sweeping...