12 hrs ago
Council Committee Seeks Term Limits, Reforms For Community Boards
Members of a City Council committee are pushing a resolution introduced last week that calls for the city's 59 community boards to adopt sweeping reforms, including term limits.
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20 hrs ago
Coney Island opening day
It was a great day to go for Coney Island opening day on April 13, 2014. The weather was beautiful and refreshing, and surprisingly enough, there were no crowds.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Wheel' experience for Staten Island couple on world's 2nd tallest in Singapore
Linda and Jerry Mulnick, Staten Island residents since 1977, had never been on a giant observation wheel until last month, when they took a spin on the 540-foot-tall Singapore Flyer while vacationing in Asia.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
NBC New York
NY Directors Debut Films at Tribeca
Brian and Arielle star in "5 to 7," about their affair after work each night 5 to 7 p.m. in New York City.
The Real Deal
From left: 125 Oceana Drive East and a rendering of toilet pods planned for Rockaway Beach
The city has extended the period for the public to comment on an environmental study for a proposed storm-proof bathroom near the Oceana condominiums in Brighton Beach.
Coney Island's Luna Park Opens for the Season
Luna Park's gates opened at noon, after a traditional egg cream christening of the Cyclone roller coaster by Alberto Zamperla, president of the group that owns and runs the park, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Platt: Debunking the Myth of Chinatown Restaurants
The food landscape in this ancient dining city is wreathed in endless myth and legend.
Coney Island amusement parks open for the season Sunday
The official opening Sunday morning started with the 29th annual "Blessing of the Rides" at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, followed by the annual egg-cream christening on the Cyclone roller-coaster in Luna Park.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Murder charge for teen in police officer's death
A 16-year-old boy has been indicted on a murder charge in the fire-related death of a veteran New York Police Department officer.
Weekend Subway Service Advisories: 4/11 - 4/14/2014
From 10:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Newkirk Plaza to Sheepshead Bay.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
CRIME: Two cops injured in Williamsburg fire
A pair of police officers were injured on Thursday afternoon when they ran into a burning building to save tenants, officials said.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Businesses Are Waiting for Sandy Aid, Too
At a City Council hearing Wednesday, John Grathwol, the deputy director for the Office of Management and Budget, said only seven businesses have been awarded a total of $2.4 million in grants and loans from the pool of Sandy federal aid that is administered by the city.
New Video: Ratking 'Canal'
Don't bitch about New York hip-hop if you haven't heard Ratking's new album, So It Goes , available today via Hot Charity/XL Records.
New York Post
Cop declared brain dead after blaze set by - bored teen'
The family of Officer Dennis Guerra wept today after the officer was declared brain dead.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ramapo subdues College of Staten Island baseball team, 3-1
Ramapo freshman left-hander Tyler Curto pitched a five-hitter as the Roadrunners defeated the College of Staten Island, 3-1, Tuesday in non-conference baseball.
NYPD to update training and policy on responding to fires
Speaking from the Police Academy's C Deck, where recruits perform and practice formation tactics, Commissioner Bill Bratton said that moving forward there will be a new focus for part of training to become an NYPD officer: responding to fires.
'Navigator' Program Launches; Skeptics 'Wait and See'
Angela Caceres, a 42-year-old home health aide from Coney Island, stood in Brooklyn Housing Court with a petition for eviction based on alleged nonpayment.
WNYC-AM New York
Enviros: Flood Maps Skipped 300,000 New Yorkers in Sandy's Path
A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council puts a number, if not a face, to the idea that federal flood maps in effect when Sandy hit vastly underestimated the extent of likely flooding: 289,719.