Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.
To light the Parachute Jump, or not to light the Parachute Jump?
Borough President Markowitz wants the city to spend $2 million to improve the lighting on the Coney Island Parachute Jump — in addition to the $1.4 million that has been already spent on it — so the shuttered attraction “can be seen from space.” The Parachute Jump is a Coney Island treasure, but some think the money should be spent on something other than a broken ride. Below are two views.
State senate candidate David Storobin wants Councilman Lew Fidler to stop playing dirty in the race to replace state Sen. Carl Kruger, but his own people don’t mind throwing biased remarks around at public events. Comments (6).
Developers of a controversial Kimball Street condo project the city wants cut by two floors — and neighbors call an overgrown eyesore — is making a last ditch pitch to keep its out-of-scale project whole. Comments (1).
The NYPD said Sheepshead Bay resident John Hockenjos tried to run a cop over with his car, but a surveillance camera at the scene recorded something entirely different. The Daily News has the video. Check it out! Comment.