New York City Beaches Open For Swimming In Time For July 4th Holiday WeekendThe city encourages all beach goers to follow state guidelines, like keeping blankets and chairs 10 feet apart.
Nathan's 4th Of July Hot Dog Eating Contest Will Go Forward With Relish, But No CrowdsContestants will compete with COVID-19 safety measures in place. There will only five eaters at a time this year, instead of the usual 15.
Memorial Day Around Tri-State Lacked Usual Punch Due To Pandemic, But Some Enjoyed Relative Peace And QuietMemorial Day is often considered the unofficial start of summer. But what about in the midst of a global pandemic?
Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Defies No Swimming Rule At Coney IslandA crowd cheered Sliwa on as several city Parks Department officers tried to order him out of the surf.
Coney Island Beaches Open For Memorial Day Weekend... Sort Of...You will be able to walk on the boardwalk, walk on the sand, and even wade in the water this weekend but the city says no swimming.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Increases Testing Capacity, But Mayor Says More Supplies Are CrucialMayor Bill de Blasio says even though he’s getting some help from the federal government, it’s still not enough.
'It Was Something I Needed For My Basketball Life': Stephon Marbury On 'A Kid From Coney Island' Documentary & New York KnicksThe former New York Knicks guard and Brooklyn native discusses his basketball journey in a new documentary.
Coney Island YMCA Kids Name New Attraction At Luna ParkThe new Sky Chaser ropes course will open in the coming months. It's a 60-foot tall structure with different activity levels meant to challenge people both mentally and physically.
Coney Island Boardwalk Businesses Hit With Massive Rent HikesTen years ago, the Bloomberg administration leased the land to amusement park company Zamperla.
Brooklyn Families Get Free Bags Of Healthy Food To Start 2020 Off RightBundled up with their babies, families in Brooklyn filled the lobby of the Coney Island Cathedral for a fresh start in more ways than one.
Thousands Start 2020 With A Splash At 116th Annual Coney Island Polar Bear PlungeNearly 4,000 people dressed in much less than what the cold weather calls for waited eagerly on Coney Island's boardwalk to jump into the Atlantic.
NYC Hospitals Welcome First Babies Of 2020With the first day of the new year comes the competition for the city's first baby of 2020. This year, we have two bundles of joy sharing the title.
Suspects Accused Of Spraying Rite Aid Employees With Unknown Substance During Robbery In Coney IslandThe five suspects allegedly tried to leave the store without paying for about $40 worth of candy, but store employees confronted them.
MTA Admits It Learned Many Lessons From Superstorm Sandy DestructionTuesday marked the seventh anniversary of Superstorm Sandy battering the Tri-State Area. Transit officials say the rebuilding efforts are far from over.
Express F Train Subway Service Begins Between Manhattan, Coney IslandUntil now those commuters had to deal with stopping at 26 stations with no express option.