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Didn’t make it to the Mermaid Parade this weekend? Don’t worry, photographer and neighbor William Caruso went for us, and he got plenty of awesome photos of sequin-covered mermaids, mermen, pirates, flappers, sailors, and various other sea creatures strutting their stuff on Surf Avenue. Check it out:

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Police are searching for a man who disappeared in Coney Island last week. Robert Fleming, 62, was last seen near West 33rd Street and Surf Avenue on Thursday, April 23, at 1pm, cops said. He was reported missing on Saturday, April 25. Fleming, who lives on West 36th Street between Neptune Avenue and Mermaid Avenue, is described as…

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0 Cops are hunting for a pair of burglars who broke into two Coney Island businesses last month, scoring approximately $22,000 in cash. On Saturday, January 17, the duo shattered the front glass door of Peggy O’Neill’s at 1904 Surf Avenue just beore 5:00am. They rummaged through the property, eventually making of with approximately $12,000.…

Police & Fire Shenique Leslie (Source: NYPD)

A 16-year-old girl disappeared from her Coney Island residence over the weekend, sparking a search for the teen by friends, family and authorities. Cops are asking neighbors to be on the lookout for Shenique Leslie, last seen at her 2007 Surf Avenue apartment building on Saturday afternoon. The girl went missing at approximately 2:30pm. Leslie, pictured…

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Coney Island will soon get its own little slice of Brooklyn cupcakery Piece Of Velvet, with a new storefront “next to Rita’s Ice on the north side of [West] 15th Street and Surf Avenue,” revealed the folks over at The Coney Island Blog. Located at 1327 Surf Avenue, the cozy space will have its grand opening on Saturday,…


Police are looking for Gerald Kinnison, a 66-year-old suffering from dementia, who went missing Friday morning from his Coney Island home. Kinnison was last seen leaving his assisted living center (2316 Surf Avenue) at 8am on November 21 wearing a black jacket, black shirt, black sneakers, and blue pants. He is described as a black male, 6 feet…


By Jesse Coburn Mayor Bill de Blasio called the day “transcendent.” Senator Charles Schumer predicted “a glorious future” for the neighborhood. Shola Olatoye of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) dubbed the plans “a triumph.” They sang these praises while announcing that $108 million in federal funding would go toward renovating a low-income Coney Island…

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