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Old-fashioned street lamps rise above the Coney Island Boardwalk’s plywood cover. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

LISTEN: Iconic, yet damaged: How the Coney Island Boardwalk fell into disrepair

September 12 | Brooklyn Eagle Podcast

Subscribe to Brooklyn this Week: iTunes Spotify Stitcher With its history of attracting the world to the shores of Brooklyn dating back to 1923, it only seemed fitting that the Riegelmann Boardwalk would be awarded scenic landmark designation in May 2018. But despite its new status, a technicality keeps the boardwalk’s broken areas from being […]

Coney Island resident Dionne Brown wants the Parks Department to repair this section of the Boardwalk, which is covered with a plywood deck. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Residents: Repair the landmarked Coney Island Boardwalk now

September 6 | Lore Croghan

Dionne Brown knows full well that in cold weather, a three-block-long stretch of the Coney Island Boardwalk covered by plywood panels can be as slick as a skating rink. The lifelong Coney Island resident does her power walks on the famous boardwalk three to five days a week. She’s the founder of a walking group […]

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