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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

Gerritsen Beach

Jury says city must pay injured Gerritsen Beach teen $19M

The city will have to pay a Gerritsen Beach teenager who was left disabled and with brain damage after he was hit by a speeding car on Gerritsen Avenue $19 million, a jury ruled this week. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

Coney Island

City’s plan for Boardwalk leaves just four blocks wood

If the city moves forward, only a small piece of the historic Boardwalk — in the amusement area — would remain actual wood boards. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Speak Out

Lou chats with the mayor about Coney Island — and pro football

Residents constantly clamor for the “Old Coney Island.” Comment.

Monday, Oct. 10, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

We’re all Weiners! New mask lets you be Anthony!

This Halloween, you too can be a Weiner — Anthony Weiner. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011

Bensonhurst

Feds: Bensonhurst cop used badge to intimidate foes

A police officer who handcuffed and pepper-sprayed a man during a dispute at a Bensonhurst bar owned by the cop’s cousin was arrested by FBI agents and charged with civil rights violations on Wednesday. Comment.
Coney Island

Refurbushed fieldhouse christened at Kaiser Park

The city opened a $2.3-million fieldhouse at Leon S. Kaiser Park, ending an almost decade-long renovation project that transformed the aging Coney Island playground on W. 29th Street into a state-of-the-art open space. Comment.

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