The Wonder Wheel has been delighting visitors at Coney Island for generations. And now its operators are putting a bright idea into action, giving the iconic Ferris wheel an environmentally friendly upgrade.
Dozens of parents addressed the Panel for Educational Policy in Brooklyn Thursday night.
With the smash of a bottle of egg cream against the Cyclone, the 2012 season at Coney Island’s Luna Park official began.
“And now, what are they talking about possibly eliminating? One of their few success stories? Mashugana! ” said Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
For many people in Brooklyn, riding the F and G trains has meant a mad dash across six busy lanes of 4th Avenue in Park Slope. Not anymore!
The final hurdle has been cleared for the construction of a major supermarket in Brooklyn.
If Gov. Andrew Cuomo succeeds in making table gambling legal in New York, where do you think casinos will crop up? Some are betting on Coney Island.
Everyone’s favorite Manhattan hamburger stand now has a location in Brooklyn.
A big crowd showed up for the grand opening of the store and Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped cut the ribbon.
People living in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities are complaining of harassment and anti-Semitic slurs written on walls and even parking meters.
When Carol-Anne Church was injured in a 2004 accident in Brooklyn, a man followed her to King’s County Hospital and offered her a network of attorneys and doctors and free taxi service to each appointment. She knew it was fishy.
The poll shows Quinn getting 20 percent of the vote; Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, 16 percent; former city Comptroller Bill Thompson, 12 percent; and Comptroller John Liu 10 percent.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has identified 26 counties that saw “devastating effects” from last weekend’s storm. Brooklyn, despite being one of those counties, hasn’t yet been declared a disaster zone by the federal government.
Mayor Bloomberg called the record-breaking 23 series being filmed in the city impressive considering the difficult state of the economy.
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is fighting back after the Conflicts of Interest Board recently slapped him with the largest fine in its history.
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