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Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015


Activists to city: Landmark aging Southern Brooklyn historical sites

The city must recognize the role Gravesend and Coney Island played in shaping the borough by landmarking two historic sites, local preservationists say. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

He’s no ‘Schmuck’

The borough honored the life and work of a beloved Brooklyn photographer, writer, and comic book illustrator on Oct. 4, when the corner of Hubbard Street and Shore Parkway in Sheepshead Bay was co-named “Seth Kushner Way.” Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Class for codgers: Kingsborough welcomes new old students for new aging program

You can call these seniors freshmen — seriously, they’ll get a kick out of it. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

City’s worst contractor shuttered

The city finally cracked down on the most reckless construction business in the city. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Shipwrecks of Jamaica Bay

Much of the wreckage wrought by Hurricane Sandy three years ago has been cleared away — at least on land — but the surrounding seas tell a different story. Comment.

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Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

While you were sleeping

Late-night larcenists are breaking into Sheepshead Bay homes while folks sleep, police say. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Manhattan Beach

Jam Master: Hip hop legend Darryl McDaniels schools Kingsborough students

Here we go Kingsborough. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Coney Island

Coney Island celebrates the Emerald Isle

It’s great to be Gaelic. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Coney Island

Pump it up: Coney Island Art Deco structure could become landmark

They’re pumping up the case to make this forgotten Coney Island structure a landmark. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Coney Island

Loooooou! Mermaid Ave. named for Powsner!

It was a street nearly 94 years in the naming. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Coney Island

City to grab unused Coney Island land

A city plan to seize unused shorefront land in Coney Island doesn’t go far enough, say local leaders. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

The ghost ship of Gerritsen Inlet

On Sept. 17, under cover of night, some surreptitious sailors scuttled a 25-foot boat just off Gerritsen Beach, creating major headaches for nearby homeowners and a hazard for the environment. Comments (3).

Gravesend murder suspect arrested

Police have arrested a Manhattan resident for the May 26 murder of a Gravesend man and attempted murder of another. Comment.

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