Bay News

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Coney Island

Crushing extra-innings loss for Clones at home

The Tri-City ValleyCats squeaked past the Cyclones in an intense extra-innings bout that capped off a three-game home stand against the league-leading team. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Marshalls madness! Hundreds flock to department store’s grand opening

A line started forming outside the new Sheepshead Bay Marshalls as early as 6 am, workers say. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012

Coney Island

Clones maul ‘Cats

The scrappy Brooklyn offense — combined with three crucial errors and a wild pitch — lifted the Clones over the Tri-City ValleyCats in the second night of a three-game series in Coney Island. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Crook smashes his way into apartment

Get ready, people! Here’s your weekly rundown of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

Coney Island

Bloomberg: Casinos in Coney Island are a bad bet

Mayor Bloomberg says he’s against opening up gambling halls in Coney Island — a position that is putting him in direct conflict with Borough President Markowitz. Comments (1).
Coney Island

Vox Pop: Should Coney Island gamble on casinos?

Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz are at odds over bringing casino gambling to Coney Island. Markowitz says that the People’s Playground would be a perfect fit for what he sees as a job-and-money generator for the neighborhood, but Bloomberg — who is personally opposed to gambling — say there’s no proof casinos improve the areas they’re built in. Comment.
Coney Island

Bad pitching and poor hitting lead to loss for Cyclones

Brooklyn’s bats fell silent after the third inning while Coney ace Rainy Lara squandered a two-run Cyclones lead as the team dropped the first of three games in the People’s Playground to the NY–Penn League-leading Tri-City ValleyCats. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Coney Island

Friends swallow fire for friends

Freaks gotta stick together. Comment.
Coney Island

Books uncovered: Burlesque dancers take on classic stories, take off clothes

From the Bible to the Torah, from Dr. Seuss to the Brothers Grimm, if you can print it, they can strip to it. Comment.
Coney Island

Clones swing for the fences in big win over Lake Monsters

The Clones wrapped up a six-day road trip with a bang by topping the Vermont Lake Monsters in the rubber match of a three-game series. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

Coney Island

Hooters on the menu in Coney Island?

Two national restaurant chains will be opening in Coney Island next year, and a real estate insider hinted that one could be a Hooters. Comments (9).
Coney Island

Aphrodite’s jones: Performance art goddess brings love to Coney

Aphrodite wants to ask you about love. Comment.
Coney Island

GOP wave crashes on Coney! Republicans: Brook-krasny the next Democrat to fall

Two Republicans are duking it out to see who will take on the six-term incumbent in November. Comments (4).
Coney Island

Powerful Plawecki goes deep twice against Lake Monsters

Solo blasts by catcher Kevin Plawecki powered Brooklyn past the Vermont Lake Monsters for a shutout victory in Burlington. Comment.

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012

Coney Island

Late season loss puts Clones three games out of first

The Vermont Lake Monsters shut down Brooklyn’s batters and shattered star reliever Paul Sewald’s flawless 0.00 ERA — leaving the team struggling for traction in the season draws to a close. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012

Coney Island

We’re going to need bigger sharks: Coney aquarium to build massive ‘Ocean Wonders’ exhibit

Shark Week is coming to Brooklyn — and it’s going to last all year long. Comments (2).
Coney Island

Clones go batty against ValleyCats in huge win

The pride of Coney Island prevented a Tri-City ValleyCats sweep with an offensive outburst in which every Cyclone batter crossed the plate at least once. Comment.

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