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Latest in Coney Island

Snapple tackles the Big Apple — and it’s crapple

August 13 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Welcome to the Big Snapple. The soft drink company, born in Brooklyn in 1982, is spending the summer paying tribute to its home state (and to New Jersey, for some reason). Earlier this month, Snapple unveiled a limited-edition line of “Boroughs & Burbs” bottles, which, instead of carrying any prominent label indicating which borough or […]

Red-light scofflaw kills cyclist Jose Alzorriz in Midwood

August 12 | Noah Goldberg

The 14th cyclist of the year to be struck and killed in Brooklyn died on Sunday, police said, with startling and graphic surveillance and dashboard camera video showing the car crash that led to the man’s death. The cyclist, 52-year-old Jose Alzorriz, is the 19th to die citywide in 2019. Alzorriz was waiting at a […]

Coney Island corner will be named for killed firefighter

August 8 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Faizal Coto, the firefighter who was beaten to death on the Belt Parkway in December, will soon be memorialized with a dedicated intersection — just outside the firehouse where he was stationed. The City Council voted on July 23 in support of an application to co-name the corner of West Eighth Street and Surf Avenue, […]

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