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Friday, June 7, 2013

Manhattan Beach

Weiner honored in Manhattan Beach

Anthony Weiner was honored for the first time since he sent photos of his private parts over the internet, then lied about it, then apologized for it, then quit Congress, then ran for mayor. Comments (4).

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Sea Gate

Tax dollars to restore Seagate’s private beaches

Congress has allocated $30 million to restore the depleted beaches of Seagate — even though the private community’s new shoreline will remain shut off to the general public. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Motorcyclist escapes Belt accident with minor injuries, bike explodes into flames

A motorcyclist walked away with minor injuries from a Belt Parkway accident, although the same couldn’t be said about his bike, which erupted in smoke and flames. Comment.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Coney Island

Marty’s Childs play! Plans to convert Coney landmark into outdoor music venue revealed

The city has unveiled a plan to transform the landmark Childs Restaurant and an adjoining lot on the Coney Island Boardwalk into an amphitheater and public park. Comments (4).
Coney Island

No shrinkage! Marty’s Childs plan would expand amusement

The conversion of the Childs Restaurant into a concert venue flies in the face of more than 60 years of city planning and development in Coney Island. Comments (2).
Sheepshead Bay

Emmons Ave. 10-year-long face lift nears completion

The Parks Department last week kicked off the third and final phase of the Emmons Beautification Project by planting a row of trees along the watery end of the avenue. Comment.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Coney Island

Mermaid Parade grows legs

Fans have thrown a lifeline to this floundering mermaid. Comment.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Coney Island

Assemblyman to pull back controversial beach bill

Steven Cymbrowitz says he will not go ahead with his contoversial plan to give the city complete control of its public beaches — something it now shares with the state. Comments (3).
Manhattan Beach

Albanese: Thompson flip-flopped on Muslim monitoring

Tempers flared when former Bay Ridge Councilman Sal Albanese accused former Comptroller Bill Thompson of flip-flopping on the NYPD’s policy of planting informants in mosques. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Treybich drops out of Council race

And then there were four. Michael Treybich has dropped out of the race to replace Michael Nelson as councilman in the 48th District. Comments (1).

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