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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...

New Neighborhood Maps — DOT Wayfinders — Are Arriving In Fort...

If you’ve ridden the G train to or from the neighborhood in the last week, you might have noticed a new addition to the...

Taking The Path Through History To Ditmas Park

Looks like we've got a new addition at the Newkirk Plaza subway station, as spotted by jwilcox79. The state's Path Through History, a statewide roadmap...

Could Citi Bikes Help Boost Tourism For Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach...

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, there are a lot of talk about how to help Sheepshead Bay bounce back economically. A key question...

Coney Island’s Orphaned Walrus Pup FedExed To Texas

New York Aquarium's walrus Mitik, who captured the hearts of New Yorkers when he arrived orphaned and ill in 2012, has been shipped out...

Coney Island Attracting Fancy New Businesses And Chains

After Superstorm Sandy devastated Coney Island, the  effort to rebuild the beachfront and the boardwalk has led to a slew of businesses planting their...

Coney Island Attracting Fancy New Businesses And Chains

After Superstorm Sandy devastated Coney Island, the  effort to rebuild the beachfront and the boardwalk has led to a slew of businesses planting their...

New Details On Plans To Make Jamaica Bay A Tourist Destination

The effort to turn Jamaica Bay into an action-packed tourist destination has ramped up in recent months as the spring and summer season kicked...

Will The Tourists Return To Southern Brooklyn?

Six months following Superstorm Sandy, businesses across Sheepshead Bay and Coney Island are still shuttered and the New York Times is reporting that local...

New Food And Concessions Headed To Jamaica Bay?

Officials from the Parks Department and the National Parks Service are collaborating on plans to bring food concession stands, and bike and kayak rentals...

Subway Fare Sign Is Unfriendly To Tourists

THE COMMUTE: Most New Yorkers do not notice the sign in the station booths explaining the fare, except perhaps to check the price of...

Orphaned Baby Walrus Paralyzes Everyone He Comes Across With Dangerous Level...

Mitik, the adorable 236 pound Walrus seen in the video above, is beginning to thrive at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium in Coney...

Brighton Beach: Come For The Sun, Flee From The Speedos

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMD5hDNRVEw?rel=0] Brighton Beach's Bureau of Tourism* recently commissioned its award-winning marketing team to create a documentary on the wonders that are Brighton Beach.  Experience the beach, the...

NY Aquarium Unveils Designs For New “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” Exhibit

After we reported to you back in 2010 that the New York City Public Design Commission approved a new 57,000-square-foot structure at the New...

I Cannoli New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked New Yorkers to add their own artistic touch to the state's iconic "I Love New York" tourism campaign. Cuomo put...