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Many fear NYCHA developments are still at risk for major storms

January 30 | By Raanan Geberer

More than six years ago, Superstorm Sandy decimated several NYCHA housing projects in Brooklyn, including the Red Hook Houses and several developments in Coney Island. Some buildings didn’t have running water, heat or electricity for weeks. Now, according to The Nation, some people are asking if NYCHA is more prepared for such emergencies than it […]

Two brothers arrested with stolen car after police pursuit

January 22 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Two young brothers were arrested on Sunday morning after leading police on a chase in a stolen car from Coney Island and onto the Belt Parkway. They were caught after an on-foot chase in Bath Beach. The two were identified as Tafari James, 22, and his brother Tiereek, 19, both of Coney Island, police said. The […]

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 […]