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Was Coney Island’s ‘Incubator Doctor’ Martin Couney A Fraud?

Much ink has been spilled about Dr. Martin Couney, the famed -- or infamous -- incubator doctor, a medical pioneer who saved thousands of premature babies...

Remember When Incubator Babies Were A Coney Island Attraction?

Coney Island Hospital recently celebrated its annual reunion for children who were born prematurely and nursed to health by the hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care...

20 Historic Photos Of Coney Island Beach Goers That Will Brighten...

As we head into another day with temperatures in the 90s -- and even more in the forecast -- we've got the beach on...

Landmarks Preservation Commission Releases Plan For Reviewing Historic Site Backlog

The Landmarks Preservation Commission  has finally released a plan to deal with the backlog of properties, after the Commission withdrew their plan to remove 98 properties awaiting...

Landmarks Preservation Commission May Reconsider Bid To Make Coney Island Boardwalk...

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is open to revisiting the idea of making the Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark, reports the New York Daily News. Last year, the LPC...

Landmarks Preservation Commission May Reconsider Bid To Make Coney Island Boardwalk...

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is open to revisiting the idea of making the Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark, reports the New York Daily News. Last year, the LPC...

“The Prince Of Mermaid Avenue” Now Streaming On YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgoxPcz1Il4&noredirect=1 Six years after its release, Charles Denson's award-winning 2009 film "The Prince Of Mermaid Avenue," which documents the daily life of one of the last holdout shops...

Neighbor Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Rink Coming To Prospect Park Tomorrow

Dianna Carlin, a Ditmas Park resident better known as Lola Star, is bringing the glitz and glamour of Coney Island to Lakeside in Prospect...

Looking Back At The RKO Tilyou Theater And One Of Coney...

The RKO Tilyou is one of those landmarks of Southern Brooklyn that have long been demolished but still live on through pictures and legacy....

Looking Back At The RKO Tilyou Theater And One Of Coney...

The RKO Tilyou is one of those landmarks of Southern Brooklyn that have long been demolished but still live on through pictures and legacy....

Coney Island In The 1970s, History And Pictures

Coney Island is currently on the upswing, albeit in a contained corporate sort of way, but there was a time when the beachfront fun...

Salon Tackles The History Of Coney Island Development And The New,...

For better or worse, New York City is the land of constant renewal. Over the last century, newer and higher skyscrapers overshadowed older ones, poor...

Salon Tackles The History Of Coney Island Development And The New,...

For better or worse, New York City is the land of constant renewal. Over the last century, newer and higher skyscrapers overshadowed older ones, poor...

The History Of Manhattan Beach And Brighton Beach

In the 1870s, Manhattan Beach and Brighton Beach were some of the poshest digs this side of fancy-town; an exclusive getaway for New York's...

TOMORROW: Live Music, Entertainment & Interactive History At Coney’s 2nd Annual...

It’s time to get your history on and tap into your databank of Coney Island trivia during the Second Annual History Day at Deno’s...