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Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

BoroBeat

Police and firefighters honored with annual Appreciation Lunch

The Russian-American Be Proud Foundation and the Brighton Beach Business Improvement District thanked and honored police and firefighters at their seventh-annual Appreciation Lunch on Dec. 13. Comments (1).

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Coney Island

Coney celebrates its comeback from Sandy

The new Alliance for Coney Island business group launched formally with a dinner bash at Gargiulo’s Restaurant on Dec. 13. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Crowbar-wielding suspect attacks man

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

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Coney Island

Salt and Sea gets holiday reprieve

An eviction-bound Coney Island charity received a Yuletide reprieve from its landlord, who postponed the bounce until after the New Year. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Gravesend lights up for Christmas!

Gravesend residents came out to celebrate the Christmas season with a tree lighting in Lady Moody Square. See our slideshow for all the festive fun. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Coney Island

Concrete Boardwalk set in stone

The city can go ahead with its plan to rip up the Boardwalk’s precious planks and replace it with concrete and plastic lumber, a Supreme Court judge ruled today. Comment.
Coney Island

Cha Cha: I’ll be back — again

The owner of Boardwalk staple Cha Cha’s says the storied, Sandy-sunk honky-tonk will be back — but exactly when is anybody’s guess. Comment.
Coney Island

Marty: Brooklyn will have an amphitheater

Borough President Markowitz says he’s dead set on delivering a $64 million music venue to Coney Island before his gig as Brooklyn’s chief executive officer is up next year. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Coney Island

Today! Alt. side parking rules return to Coney, Brighton Beach

If you haven’t moved your car for the street sweeper, you should. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Coney Island

Officials: Sandy-ravaged aquarium in critical condition

Hurricane Sandy crippled the New York Aquarium, claim Wildlife Conservation Society members who say that only a portion of the marine exhibits will be open this spring. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Coney Island

Garbage-filled Coney apartment building has been left to rot, tenants say

Hurricane Sandy turned a Coney Island Houses apartment building into a putrid, 14-story pile of rotting garbage that’s making people sick, residents claim. Comment.
Gravesend

They’re crafty! PS 255 teaches kids the art of resourcefulness

Students at the Gravesend school learned the art of making gifts from scratch during a course in do-it-yourself crafts. Comment.

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