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Condo Residents Complain As New Restroom Facilities Go Up On Coney Island

New restrooms are under construction on Coney Island, as some nearby residents continue to complain that their views are in jeopardy.

07/10/2013

NYC Heat Wave

Blazing Heat Persists In Tri-State With Highs In 90s For Another Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re indoors – and you might want to stay there if your air conditioner is working.

07/06/2013

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn (Credit: Marina Carpova Foxman/Facebook)

New Jersey Woman Takes Action After Hearing Report Of Brighton Beach Couple In Need On 1010 WINS

A 1010 WINS listener from New Jersey came to the rescue of a Brighton Beach couple who could not pay their electric bill.

02/18/2013

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn (Credit: Marina Carpova Foxman/Facebook)

Sandy-Ravaged Brighton Beach Residents Hit With Huge Electric Bills For Space Heaters

The community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and now, residents who still have no heat are seeing astronomical electric bills as they run space heaters during this bitter winter.

02/13/2013

FILE- A cat stares out from behind a cage at an animal shelter. (credit: Getty Images)

Adoption Marathon For Cats Taken From Brooklyn Home Under Way

An adoption marathon for cats is under way at a Petco store on Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn where Josephine Marrero of Brooklyn Rescue Umbrella is attempting to find dozens of furry friends new homes.

03/10/2012

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Brooklyn Woman With 45 Cats Faced With Furry Dilemma

Barbara Berger said she has previously offered to keep just 10 of the cats, but the landlord of her apartment refused and said she could only keep 2.

02/24/2012

A five-story building in Brighton Beach collapsed on Nov. 8, 2011. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Building Collapse In Brighton Beach Claims Life Of 1 Of 5 Workers Pulled From Rubble

Firefighters frantically searched through the pile of concrete, pulling five workers out. Investigators said concrete being poured between the metal pillars buckled the building.

11/08/2011

Surveillance of Brooklyn shooting suspect (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Husband Of Woman Gunned Down In Brighton Beach Arrested, Charged With Murder

Police released surveillance video of the suspect taken moments before the murder of Alla Kamenev.

10/26/2011

Vlad Godin and Alla Kamenev (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Gunned Down While Walking In Brighton Beach

The NYPD says a gunman shot Alla Kamenev several times in the torso just before noon on Thursday in Brighton Beach.

10/21/2011

Commuters enter a subway train in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Subway Service In Coney Island Partially Restored After Signal Room Fire

Service on the F subway line has resumed in Coney Island after workers repaired tracks damaged by a signal room fire that broke out near the West 8th Street station Friday.

08/13/2011

wave

A Guide To New York City’s Free Beaches

What could be better than hitting the beach on a sizzling summer day? For savvy New Yorkers, it’s finding a beach that’s free, relatively close and subway accessible. Watch out for riptides and have fun! […]

08/04/2011

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Gotham Gossipist: ‘Real Housewives’ Meets ‘Jersey Shore’ For New Brooklyn-Based Reality Show

With the last season of MTV’s Jersey Shore currently in production, other networks are clamoring for the opportunity to marginalize entire nationalities of people for being trashy, too.

07/28/2011

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Coney Island, Brighton Beach See Economic Boom

What recession? A state report finds that Coney Island and Brighton Beach communities are bouncing back quickly from the economic downturn.

07/26/2011

Witnesses watch as rescue workers prepare to transport a wounded person following a shooting on the Brighton Beach Boardwalk June 9, 2011. (credit: YouTube.com)

Report: Brighton Beach Residents Want Every Bag On The Boardwalk Searched Following Shooting

The wild shooting on the Brighton Beach Boardwalk that left 16-year-old Tysha Jones dead and four others wounded has area residents calling for serious changes in security procedures.

06/24/2011

Tysha Jones (credit: Jones Family)

NYPD: At Least 2 Gunmen In Fatal Brighton Beach Boardwalk Shooting

19-year-old Iloune Driver was being held without bail on murder charges following the shooting that left 16-year-old Tysha Jones dead.

06/15/2011

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