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Friday, June 21, 2013

Coney Island

Dam! Ferry lovers’ Coney plan could be blocked by mayor

A plan to bring a ferry to a pier in Coney Island Creek had a promising test run, but would be dead in the water if the mayor has his way. Comments (3)

Costumed pets compete for prizes

Furry friends dressed in their most wag-nificient getups in hopes of taking top prize in Saturday’s annual Pet Day and Costume Contest at the Wonder Wheel. See our slideshow for the cute costumes. Comment

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Coney Island

Jobs jabs! Candidates spar over employment in Coney

Coney council candidates clashed over who brought the most jobs to the People’s Playground when they faced off at a debate on June 13. Comments (41)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Alleged speeding drunk mows down, kills woman on sidewalk

A 53-year-old Gravesend woman was killed on a sidewalk by an alleged drunk driver in the wee-hours Saturday morning. Comment
Coney Island

Bloomberg plan calls for turning Coney Island Creek into a swamp

Mayor Bloomberg’s Resiliency Plan — a design for protecting New York City from the next flood — calls for cordoning off the toxic Coney Island Creek and converting it into a giant swamp. Comments (4)

Monday, June 17, 2013

Sea Gate

Seagate seawall could open private beaches

Seagate may have to let visitors in if it wants to keep floodwaters out. Comments (23)

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