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Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011


Marathon swim washes up at Coney

Six swimmers reenact a 17-mile swim on the 100-year anniversary of endurance swimmer Rose Pitonof’s historic swim. Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

Coney Island

Bye-bye bialys! Brooklyn-baked buns on backburner

Beloved for years from Canarsie to Greenpoint, the bialy — a once-ubiquitous Brooklyn-made breakfast treat that’s not quite bagel and not quite roll — is going the way of the dodo. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

Brooklyn: Bob’s our new Weiner

Brooklyn loves Bob! Comments (2)

Teens take out the trash

Bensonhurst teenagers clean up their neighborhood park with Assemblyman William Colton. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach’s streetlight saga!

Residents say city has failed to fix a faulty lamppost for more than seven months. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011


It’s on! 18th Ave. fest to go off without a hitch

Bensonhurst’s beloved 18th Avenue Festival is on — and, yes, it will be 10 days long. Comments (21)
Coney Island

It’s a wash! Coney water slide park axed

Coney Island’s blow-up park is officially deflated. Comment

Big-box problem! Restauranteur says business is being killed by storage containers

Talk about a big-box lawsuit! Comment

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011


Coney welcomes the smallest brewery in the world

The freak show just got another freak show. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

Coney Island

Big top fold up! Mom-and-pop stand in for Ringling Bros closes six weeks early

Vidbel Circus abruptly closes before its lease is up because the crowds did not materialize. Comment

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