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The New York Observer
Carnival Games: Was Coney Island's Rebirth Doomed from the Start?
The Cyclone, which dates to 1927, is one of few attractions that remain from Coney Island's heyday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Tix blitz fix
When locals realized that they had racked up as much as $7,000 in fines after enforcement began, but before the first notice arrived in the mail, they reached out to Councilman Chaim Deutsch .
Cadac CDC eight-32 Does Double-Duty In Nyc With Nathan's Famous Contest & Patty LuPone
Front of house engineer Mark Fiore and assistant engineer Josh Johnston at the CADAC eight-32 console for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest.
Chain Snatcher Caught On Video Assaulting 54-Year-Old Woman In Coney Island
Cops are on the hunt for a Coney Island chain snatcher that attacked and robbed a 54-year-old woman, leaving her with lacerations to her head.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Spectacular second year for sea creature extravaganza
Saturday's second annual March of the Mermaids celebrated marine life and raised funds for the Marine Conservation Society during their parade.
The Brooklyn Paper
Delayed tickets have drivers fuming
Months after the city activated surveillance cameras to ticket drivers who used the dedicated bus lanes created for the new B44 Select Bus Service, the tickets are finally arriving in the mail - shocking some drivers with thousands of dollars in fines.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Coney Island: Sea and the city
The 1920 Wonder Wheel Ferris wheel spins as beachgoers enjoy Coney Island sand and surf.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New York Daily News
Apparently drunken man nearly drowns in Coney Island
The 47-year-old had been drinking before diving into the waves near W. 15th St. and Boardwalk about 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Biz alliance honors builders
'Shake'-ing things up: The Shakespearean playhouse Theatre for a New Audience is the borough's best cultural venue, according to the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
Autopsy reveals accidental drowning as cause of death for 10-year-old Takara McDuffy in Coney Island
Autopsy results show that the 10-year-old Staten Island girl who fell off a jetty and into the waters off Coney Island Tuesday fatally drowned, according to the city medical examiner's office.
The Miami Herald
Prayers for man who died in NY police custody
Monaco's Geoffrey Kondigbia , keeps the ball from Atletico's Jhon Valoy in the first half of Wednesday's Copa EuroAmericana match at Marlins Park.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
City Officials To Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council member Mark Treyger are expected to call for citywide water safety reforms after a 10-year-old girl died while swimming with no lifeguard on duty on Coney Island.
10-year-old Takara McDuffy, of Staten Island, drowns off Coney Island
According to police, Takara McDuffy, of Staten Island, had been swimming in the water with her sister near Stillwell Avenue at around 7 p.m. They say good Samaritans were able to pull both girls out of the water, but McDuffy was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Amusing the masses-Coney Island
It is hard for me to narrow down my pictures of Coney Island as I spend a lot of time there and have since a teenager, when I first fell in love with it.
Tour Lucy the Elephant, America's most prodigious pachyderm
Elephants have long been the highlight of circuses and sideshows across America, so it's totally fitting that the world's largest fake pachyderm, affectionately known as Lucy the Elephant, is one of the main attractions in the three-ringed circus that is Atlantic City.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
the Best of Dan Zanes Release Party Set for Deno's Wonder Wheel, 8/1
Calling all fans of Dan Zanes and his popular "Wonder Wheel" song! Join Dan on August 1st as he celebrates 15 years of award winning CDs with a live concert at the world-famous NYC Landmark Deno's Wonder Wheel on Coney Island.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Dominos exhibition "A Subtlety", not so Subtle
Glocally attended with Newark artesian vendors, the annual African art festival in Brooklyn.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The L Magazine
4 Art Exhibits You Need to See
GARRY WINOGRAND Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, through September 21st Even the most deeply devoted, expertly informed, multiple-catalog-owning lovers of Garry Winogrand will have reason to rush along to see the Met's current exhibition of the photographer's work, his first retrospective in a quarter century.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Dead Giraffe?! Weirdest Things Found in NYC Waters
From shipwrecks to an upright dining table to a dead giraffe, a cornucopia of strange objects have been discovered in the shadowy depths of the Hudson and East rivers, New York Harbor and the city's surrounding waters.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New York Post
Boozy, illegal a nutcrackera drinks remain an NYC summer staple
When Lauren Pashkow, 23, and her friend, Terri Russell, 30, made a recent trip to Coney Island, they weren't interested in riding the Cyclone or getting a hot dog at Nathan's.