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Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Coney Island

‘The Warriors’ — the real ones! — headline the Coney film fest

The inspiration for the classic movie about gangland Coney is the subject of his own movie at the neighborhood’s film festival. Comments (4).

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

BoroBeat

Lofty kite festival transforms The People’s Playground into an aerial theater

Go fly a kite! The clarion call was answered by the high and mighty during a two-day festival, presented by the Kite in Motion Club on Coney’s white sands. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011

BoroBeat

Speed racers go head-to-head in soap box derby

More than 150 kids gave it their best try during Coney Island Generations Gap’s race. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011

Bensonhurst

Panel says no to 62nd Street ‘warehouse yeshiva’

Community Board 10 voted against a plan to move a Yeshiva back into a building it has already been banned from using. Comments (2).
Bensonhurst

Beloved Coney Island crank shoots self during stand off with city marshals

A 52-year-old Bensonhurst resident who was a surly, yet beloved, fixture on the Coney Island Boardwalk died last week after he shot himself in the head — just as city marshals evicting him from his home banged on his door. Comment.
Coney Island

Coney a go-go! Pick the winner of this year’s burlesque beauty pageant

Costumers, come-ons and concupiscence converge in Coney on Friday. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

Bensonhurst

Parents furious over pre-K cuts at PS 101

Angry parents are demanding the city bus their kids to a pre-Kindergarten program after the Department of Education shifted classes from a nearby school to one that’s 25 blocks away — but the city says that if the parents want to send their children to class, they’ll have to get them their themselves. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Sunday Reading on Monday! New Utrecht HS Class of ‘61 to reunite after 50 years!

And guess who the class president was? Norman Siegel! Comment.

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