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News & Features Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman
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Developer Rubin Schron’s plan to build a skyscraper in Coney Island is not going over well with residents. More than 700 Coney Island community members filled an auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School (2800 Ocean Parkway) Wednesday night to hear from environmental experts and developers, and to demand answers regarding the 40-story residential and commercial tower to be…

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Community members are invited to attend a meeting on a massive tower planned at the current site of the Trump Village Shopping Center tomorrow, January 21. The discussion, which is expected to address environmental contamination found at the site among other concerns, will take place at Abraham Lincoln High School, 2800 Ocean Parkway, from 7pm to 9pm. The…

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A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

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The NYPD has released video of the three suspects who robbed a 67-year-old woman at gunpoint in an elevator of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses in Coney Island. As we first reported last week, three suspects followed the woman into the elevator of 425 Neptune Avenue at 8pm on September 22. The doors closed and the…

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A 67-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint in the elevator of Amalgamated Warbasse Houses Building 2 on Monday, sparking security concerns among residents in the 2,585-unit complex. According to police, the woman entered the elevator at 425 Neptune Avenue at approximately 8:10pm. Three men followed her. One drew a gun, barking order to hand over…

Business
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Dunkin’ Donuts will soon open at 273 Avenue X, replacing an independent coffee house with a franchise. The storefront, at the corner of Stryker Street and a block shy of McDonald Avenue, is the former home of Amori Baci,, a nice Italian cafe that served gelato and crepes in addition to standard coffee house fare.…

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Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy came ashore, many of our neighbors are still struggling to rebuild. Local pols are trying to make it a little easier by bringing in-office services to the community. Council members Mark Treyger and Chaim Deutsch are both hosting reps at their offices from various agencies to help in the recovery. Deutsch…

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