Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Coney Island

Historic bridge has awkward history

It’s a bridge to the past — but is it a bridge too far? Comment.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

BayFest to highlight post-Sandy recovery

Come for the services, stay for the music. Comment.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Coney Island

Gifts from the sea — friends of the Mermaid Parade offer fabulous prizes to Kickstarter donors

The mermaids of Coney Island may not go extinct after all. Donations are pouring into a Kickstarter campaign set up by Mermaid Parade organizer and Sideshows by the Seashore founder Dick Zigun to fund the iconic freak-fest after Sandy laid waste to the fishy ladies’ natural habitat. Comment.
Coney Island

No more bridging the gap in Coney

The city is burning its bridges — or at least the pedestrian walkway connecting the W. Eight Street train station to the Coney Island Boardwalk. Comments (5).

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Brighton Beach

Residents rage against the latrines

That’s no ordinary bathroom — that bathroom’s a killer. Comment.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Coney Island

Coney candy confrontation

Call it a sugar showdown! Comment.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Coney Island

Hot dog! Fire at Nathan’s in Coney Island won’t postpone Memorial Day re-opening

That’s not the smell of burning hot dogs! Comment.
Coney Island

Cyclones will play on artificial turf!

The Brooklyn Cyclones will play home games on artificial turf this year, and the grass at the city-owned ballpark in Coney Island has already been ripped up and replace with the synthetic kind, the team announced today. Comments (4).
Sheepshead Bay

Racist marks sidewalk

Avenue Z residents woke up Monday morning to the words, “Dumb Muslims Die,” scrawled in paint on their sidewalk, only a few blocks away from a controversial mosque that has stirred up racial tensions in the neighborhood. Comment.
Coney Island

Scissor-wielding fiend tries to rape child in Coney

Cops are looking for tips on the identity and whereabouts of a man they say attempted to rape a 13-year-old girl at scissorpoint in Coney Island on April 30. The police declined to specify the location of the attack. Comments (1).

Monday, May 6, 2013

Brighton Beach

Now with in-store parking!

You can call it vehicular mannequin slaughter. Comments (2).

Friday, May 3, 2013

Coney Island

Keep the Mermaid Parade afloat — and get one-of-a-kind rewards!

Friends are throwing a lifeline to this floundering mermaid. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

High-speed chase in Sheepshead Bay

Someone’s been watching a few too many reality-TV cop shows. Comment.

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