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Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Coney Island

Cops seek Coney phone snatcher

Police are looking for thief who allegedly swiped a phone from a Q Train straphanger on Aug. 10. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Fish-cop sting in Sheepshead Bay

This was a real bait and switch. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Fighting test stress with the lotus position

It’s the downward-facing middle-school student! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

‘Love’ artist paints mural in Sheepshead Bay

This graffiti artist left his mark on the right wall, and people are loving it. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Cyclist struck by car in Brighton Beach

A bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Brighton Beach on Aug. 24. Comments (11).

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Coney Island

Heroics at Coney soapbox derby race

The annual soapbox derby race in Coney Island’s Kaiser Park on Aug. 23 nearly turned tragic, but for the quick-thinking heroics of one of the event’s volunteers. Comment.
Coney Island

School of fish

As far as summer school goes, this is as good as it gets. Comment.
Coney Island

Weekend power outage at Coney Island aquarium remains unexplained

Maybe they had a glitch in the electric eels. Comment.
BoroBeat

Brighton Jubilee a hit

This year’s annual Brighton Jubilee on Aug. 24 got rave reviews from attendees. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

MISSING: Cops seek help finding Sheepshead Bay woman

Police are asking for help finding a missing 79-year-old Sheepshead Bay woman who disappeared from her Quentin Road home on Aug. 23. Comment.
Coney Island

Boomer! Softball stars raise money at MCU Park

The other stars were out in Coney Island before Tuesday’s New York-Penn League All-Star Game at MCU Park when a group of already-stars had a match of their own. Comment.
Coney Island

One-ring circus! Unicycles roll up to circle-themed show at Coney

There are no squares in this crowd. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Coney Island

Melee at MCU Park! Indie wrestling comes to Coney

There was a time when seeing two grown men fighting in Coney Island was undoubtedly a bad sign — now it’s a toss-up. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Coney Island

A swimming success: Aquarium hosts after-hours bash

The penguins may have been overdressed. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Mean Streets

Sand trap makes for risky detour

Daring riders are making a dangerous move — on to Belt Parkway. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Grain of doubt: Sand sculpture winners pull through after last-minute collapse

A 10-foot-tall, high-rise sand castle that almost didn’t happen took first place of the team division in the annual Coney sand sculpting contest on Aug. 16. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

A trip into Sheepshead Bay’s past

Sheepshead Bay may currently be struggling to keep its streets clean, but back in the day, the area was a swank resort featuring gambling and ritzy hotels, according to Brooklyn’s official historian. Comments (3).
Gravesend

Cycling senior hit by car in Gravesend

A 73-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a sports utility vehicle on Aug. 15 while riding his bike in Gravesend. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Wounded warriors come out to play

The Wounded Warriors Project hosted a family day in Coney Island on Aug. 11. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Gerritsen Beach

Up a creek: Gerritsen Beachers blast Belt Parkway drainage plan

The city’s plan to drain rain runoff from the Belt Parkway into Gerritsen Creek has neighbors fearing for their waterway. Comments (4).
Coney Island

What a gem! Coney bar Ruby’s marks 80 years

Call it a Ruby Jubilee. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Gravesend

Can’t ‘The Dog’ have his day in Brooklyn?

A film about Brooklyn’s most famous bank robbery barely made it to borough theaters. Comment.
Coney Island

Buried treasure in Coney Island!

There’s gold in them thar dunes! Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Trash can crackdown in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay’s ongoing battle against trash is about to get real. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Thief sought by cops

Police want your help finding a man who snatched a wallet and a phone from a subway rider at Kings Highway back in May. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Hot-button hits in Sheepshead Bay Assembly primary race

The primary battle for Sheepshead Bay’s Assembly seat is descending into an exchange of hot-button insults with the dueling Democrats accusing each other of disrespecting the sabbath and trivializing the Holocaust. Comments (8).
Sheepshead Bay

Music and dancing in Sheepshead Bay

The Music on the Bay concert series brought music and dancing in Tucker Park on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay on Aug. 10. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Special students enjoy annual school block party

These teens know how to party! Comment.

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Coney Island

Home at last! Charity group repairs Sandy-damaged house

There’s no place like home. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay senior goes missing

Police are asking for help finding a missing 85-year-old Sheepshead Bay man who disappeared from his Crawford Avenue home on Aug. 6. Comment.
Coney Island

The umpire strikes back: Cyclones hold second ‘Star Wars’ Night

The Clones were seduced by the Dark Side last weekend. Comment.

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