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Thousands sign petition seeking a Trader Joe’s in Coney Island

January 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Thousands of Coney Island residents have signed a petition calling upon Trader Joe’s to open a store in Coney Island. The petition’s co-organizer, who only identified himself as Alex, admitted that he owns three apartments in the neighborhood and that he wants a Trader Joe’s because he believes it would increase the value of his […]

Supporters for the woman accusing two former detectives of raping her stand outside Brooklyn Supreme Court. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Prosecutors charging ex-cops with rape of teenager ask to be removed from case

January 17 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

With less than a week before jury selection is expected to begin in the rape trial of two ex-NYPD officers, prosecutors with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office are asking that the case be turned over to a special prosecutor. “We regret that our continuing to pursue the case might well create an appearance of impropriety […]

Hotel makeover for Coney Island’s Shore Theater heads back to the drawing board

January 16 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Coney Island’s long-abandoned Shore Theater is going to be fixed up and adaptively reused, and that’s cause for rejoicing. But not quite yet. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission decided on Tuesday that Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects’ proposed redesign of the old movie palace and office building at 1301 Surf Ave. is “timid” and “generic.” Several […]