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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

Brighton Beach

Finally! Dark corner of Brighton Beach gets streetlight turned on

A long time ago, in an area not-so far away, a streelight went out in Brighton Beach. Now, we take credit for getting it back on. Read the saga by clicking above. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Gunman opens fire on Avenue W

Plus a van heist on Harway Avenue along with a host of other crimes reported to the 60th, 61st and 62nd precincts. Comments (1)

Dig it! Youths shovel their way to glory on the beach at Coney

The beach at Coney Island was turned into a big hunk of Swiss cheese on Tuesday as seven post-grad slackers spent the day doing what comes naturally: digging holes. Comment
Coney Island

Finally, a burlesque ‘tribute’ to the ‘Governator’

Arnold Schwarzenegger may be the ultimate macho movie star, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t do without some feathers and glitter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

Coney Island

Monster lobster retires to Coney Island

An 18-pound lobster that was saved from the pot by a kind-hearted seafood company will live out its golden years at Coney Island’s New York Aquarium. Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011


Shocker! Organizers cancel 18th Avenue Feast

Organizers have pulled the plug on this year’s 18th Avenue Feast, quashing a decades-old tradition with a surprise Facebook post on Thursday that blamed the city for the festival’s demise. Comments (3)
Gerritsen Beach

Man dies following Gerritsen Beach bar fight

Two brothers were attacked during a bar fight on Gerritsen Beach Avenue. One victim was stabbed. The other ended up dead. Comment
Coney Island

Name this eel!

The New York Aquarium wants you to name its latest addition. Comments (1)

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