The city is pouring $266 million to restore the beaches. The price tag for Rockaway Beach alone is $147 million.
Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.
Police Monday were investigating the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in the Coney Island Houses public housing development.
After Sandy hit, the Loews Regency decided to donate the conference tables, refrigerators and other furniture. The hotel temporarily closed on New Year’s Day for renovations and is scheduled to reopen this fall.
A suspect has been charged with attacking and robbery a 98-year-old man in Coney Island earlier this month.
Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the suspect attacked the man inside a building at 2920 W. 21st St. in Brooklyn, police said. The suspect threw the man to the ground, punched him in the face, and stole money from his pocket.
Surrounded by a place world famous for free spirits and freak shows, thousands came to Coney Island Tuesday to brave an annual ice cold water craze.
Five blocks of the Coney Island boardwalk will soon no longer be made of boards.
Some accused violent gang members in Brooklyn now face charges after ‘friending’ the wrong people.
The State of New York has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service to free up funds for 10 complete and two partial ZIP codes in four of the five boroughs.
It’s been over a month since superstorm Sandy slammed into the Tri-State area and many are still trying to secure basic needs like heat.
A thick layer of sand still covers much of the boardwalk at Coney Island, but it is what lies beneath that was sparking the debate nearly five weeks after Superstorm Sandy.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimates Superstorm Sandy caused a whopping $19 billion in losses in New York City so he asked federal lawmakers to put up nearly $10 billion to reimburse both government agencies and private businesses.
In Coney Island, some free meals for victims of Superstorm Sandy went untouched. Maybe the area is finally starting to get back to normal. Of the 1,000 hot meals prepared for lunch at Our Lady of Solace Church on Friday, about 600 were served.
New York City held a day of service Saturday in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, to assist those who have been devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
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