Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012

Coney Island

Clones’ bats absent in loss to Lowell

Brooklyn’s offense didn’t show up once again. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Thousands flock to Gerritsen Beach Games

There was something for everyone at the annual street festival. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Vandal targets Holocaust Memorial

Cops are looking for a vandal who marred Sheepshead Bay’s Holocaust Memorial Park with anti-Semetic graffiti early Wednesday morning. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Spinners take Clones for a spin

The Cyclones didn’t show up at the plate — or on the mound. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Man attacked over a debt

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

Coney Island

Update: Luna Park admits to taking water from johnny pump

Luna Park acknowledged that it siphoned thousands of gallons of city water from a nearby fire hydrant without permission and has offered to pay for what it took — but only confessed to the heist after Brooklyn Daily posted a photo of a hose transporting the H2O to its water flume ride. Comment.
Coney Island

A look back on Coney Island’s fiery history

• 1896: The Elephant Hotel. It has been long suspected that the hotel and reputed brothel, which was actually shaped like a giant pachyderm, caught fire after someone forgot to put o Comment.
Coney Island

Clones win pitching duel

An amazing performance from hurler Gabriel Ynoa helped the Clones pick up their fifth consecutive victory. Comment.
Coney Island

Handball players descend on Coney Island

It was handball hysteria at the People’s Playground as hundreds of rubber-ball slappers vied for a championship title. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Cops: Teens shoots into crowd, hits man

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012

Coney Island

Luna Park caught using public fireplug to fill water ride

Workers from Coney Island’s Luna Park were caught on camera apparently stealing water from the city, filling up its log flume ride with H2O from a nearby fire hydrant. Comments (12).
Coney Island

The bat of Nimmo! Top Mets prospect now in the swing of things

Brandon Nimmo has been swinging for the fences — ever since he actually started swinging at pitches. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

GOP leader to Chick-fil-A: Open a Brooklyn restaurant

A Brooklyn GOP head wants Chick-fil-A owner Dan Cathy, who came out against gay marriage last week, to open up a franchise in Southern Brooklyn, claiming that residents would welcome his eatery with open arms. Comments (6).
Coney Island

Johan Santana leads Clones to victory

The Mets ace paved the way in a blowout win for Brooklyn’s boys of summer. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

VOTE: Should a Chick-fil-A open in Brooklyn?

Brooklyn GOP leader Russell Gallo wants Chick-fil-A to open a franchise in Southern Brooklyn, claiming that residents from Marine Park to Bay Ridge would welcome restaurant chain owner Dan Cathy’s chicken sandwiches — as well as his views on gay marriage. Comments (3).
Sheepshead Bay

Brooklyn Daily gets action: ‘Disgusting’ recycling center closes

The owner of a controversial E. 15th Street recycling center that nearby residents and merchants said was attracting roaches and mice, but driving shoppers away, closed up his shop following this paper’s report on his center’s squalid conditions. Comment.

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012

Coney Island

Clones have good day against Doubledays

When Auburn’s bullpen fell apart in the seventh, the pride of Coney Island took advantage. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012

Coney Island

Clones give up just two hits in home win

Great pitching kept the Connecticut Tigers off the board — and off the bases — in a Brooklyn victory at MCU Park. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012

Coney Island

Tigers maul Clones

The pride of Coney Island fell to Connecticut, and it was ugly. Very, very ugly. Comment.

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