In just a little over an hour, you can be transported from the glitz and glamor of Manhattan to the old-school amusement of Brooklyn's storied Coney Island. The destination offers thrills, sun, surf and a unique brand of entertainment that will feel worlds away from the rest of the City.

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Law instructor Darren Kessler and four members of the Debate Team, Chloe Nudelman, Chiara Giardina, Kitty Wang and Victor Schacher (left to right) helped prepare the program for the ceremony. Eagle photos by Paula Katinas

Mark Twain I.S. students play judge, jury in new courtroom

December 18 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Court is now in session at Mark Twain Intermediate School for the Gifted and Talented. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the grand opening on Friday, Dec. 14 of a student courtroom at Mark Twain I.S. at 2401 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island as a group of guests that included Councilmember Mark Treyger were invited to see […]

Cops at the scene of the suicide. Photo by Steve Solomonson

Woman commits suicide, jumping off Coney Island apartment building

December 10 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A woman jumped to her death in Coney Island on Friday, Dec. 7. Authorities say that at around 1 p.m., police found the 23-year-old old woman on the ground outside the Luna Park Houses near West 12th Street and Neptune Avenue. Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim committed suicide. According to Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus, the […]

Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

These 2 Brooklyn neighborhoods are notorious for street flooding

December 4 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Two Brooklyn neighborhoods are on a list of 10 New York City areas, compiled by, that generated the most complaints about street flooding in the year leading up to the end of September. As one might guess, most of these are waterfront neighborhoods, according to Curbed. The two Brooklyn neighborhoods that are the most […]