Coney Island

Coney Island

Tri-State Area Residents Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

The long Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer driving season and beach season.

05/23/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Coney Island Cyclone Reopens After Disappointing Opening Day

Coney Island’s famous Cyclone roller coaster reopened after a disappointing opening day.

04/04/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Cyclone Roller Coaster Repaired After Weekend Debut Debacle

On opening day at the park, the Cyclone stopped dead on the tracks just before the first big drop.

03/30/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

Photos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.

03/29/2015

Recycling trash bins line the street at an Earth Day event in Times Square on April 22, 2010 in New York City.(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Comes Together For Cleanup Event In Coney Island

The 3rd Annual Spring into Action project kicked off Saturday with a street cleaning along Mermaid Avenue.

03/21/2015

(credit: The Bronx Museum of Arts)

Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Contemplate the old adage about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb by heading to one of our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.

03/06/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

Police are trying to determine the identity of a man found unconscious on a train at a Coney Island subway stop. (Credit: NYPD)

Cops: Elderly Man Found Unconscious At Coney Island Subway Stop

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man who was found unconscious inside of a train car at the Stillwell Ave subway stop in Coney Island.

02/24/2015

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

58-Year-Old Woman Found Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman found fatally stabbed in her Brooklyn home. Police responding to an emergency call around 9:30 p.m. Saturday found the woman inside a […]

01/25/2015

Neighbors are fighting a plan for a 40-story high-rise at this site in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Stringer Joins Coney Island Residents In Opposing Proposed High-Rise

A developer wants to go big in Coney Island, but some worried residents want him to go away.

01/21/2015

Coney Island Boardwalk split between real wood and hybrid of concrete and recycled plastic lumber (Credit: CBS2)

Residents At Odds With NYC Over Restoration Of Coney Island Boardwalk

People are planning a rally this weekend in an attempt to stop the city from replacing the wooden boardwalk they love with one made of concrete and recycled plastic lumber.

01/13/2015

The Parachute Jump is ready for New Year's in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 31. (Credit: CBS2)

Coney Island New Year’s Eve Celebration Features Fireworks, Countdown

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island are hosting the event Wednesday night.

12/31/2014

A fire ripped through a building on Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Thursday, Dec. 18. (Credit: Nuraim, via Twitter)

Fire Sweeps Through Building Across From Coney Island Subway Terminal

An extra-alarm fire broke out Thursday evening in a commercial building in Coney Island, Brooklyn – right across from the busy elevated subway terminal.

12/18/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a blaze in Cypress Hills (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Dead, 14 Displaced, Several Others Hurt In 2 Brooklyn Fires

Fires in two Brooklyn neighborhoods early Friday morning claimed the life of one man and left several other people injured.

12/12/2014

(Credit: Alex Denis/CBS 2)

Childhood Friends Carve Out A Business From A Halloween Tradition

As professional sculptors, Marc and Chris etch hundreds of pumpkins a season with logos, illusions and portraits—each one more elaborate than the last.

10/22/2014

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