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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

BoroBeat

World of wonder — Deno’s Wonder Wheel hosts Coney throwback

Thousands of visitors turned back the clock at the third annual Coney Island History Day at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park on Saturday. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment.
BoroBeat

Coney kids play in MCU Park — and even meet Santa!

Youngsters who weren’t able to enjoy Christmas last year thanks to Hurricane Sandy were treated to games, food, and even a visit from Santa Claus on Aug. 9 at MCU Park. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

The spy who phoned me

The name’s Kagan, Ari Kagan. Russian-speaking Democrats living in 48th Council District have recently been receiving disturbing automated phone calls, in which a woman speaking Russian accuses Kagan of having links to the long-abolished spy service of the former Soviet Union — the notorious KGB. Comments (35).
Coney Island

Twilight with torque

A modern tribute to the cult classic “The Warriors” put a Coney Island filmmaker in touch with actors from the original. Together, they made a movie about vampire bikers. Comments (3).

Monday, Aug. 12, 2013

Brighton Beach

DA: Rich lady scammed program for the poor

You might say she’s a real welfare queen. A Brighton Beach woman who lives in a beach-front penthouse and owns three luxury cars has made taxpayers pay for her family’s healthcare for the past decade by defrauding the state’s Medicaid program that funds medical care for the poor, according to an indictment handed down by the District Attorney’s office. Comments (5).
Brighton Beach

New sand for Brooklyn’s beaches

The Army is going to be storming the beaches of Southern Brooklyn. Comments (1).

Friday, Aug. 9, 2013

Coney Island

Bridge abridged! Aquarium span scrapped

The long-neglected pedestrian bridge over Surf Avenue finally got some attention from city workers Wednesday — who took it down overnight. Comments (3).
Coney Island

Tea Partier helps Dem Mobley stay in Coney council race

A cup of Tea really can perk you up. Comments (1).

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