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The Cyclone’s opening has been postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Remembering a stomach-dropping childhood ride on the Coney Island Cyclone

September 17 | William A. Gralnick

Most every kid who is a roller coaster fan knows the Cyclone. It is an aged boxer that can still give you a pretty good whack in the nose. No, it doesn’t roll over. No, it doesn’t defy gravity like its newer versions. What it does, in its old-fashioned way, is scare the hell out […]

Brooklyn Museum, NY Aquarium are coming back!

August 21 | Raanan Geberer

As the city gradually recovers from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, two of Brooklyn’s greatest cultural and scientific institutions, well-known to borough residents and tourists alike, are gearing up to open. In the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent edict that museums, bowling alleys and aquariums are now allowed to open, the Brooklyn Museum […]

District Attorney Gonzalez takes part in Census March through Southern and Central Brooklyn

August 4 | Rob Abruzzese

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and other local elected officials took part in a Census March through Southern and Central Brooklyn during the weekend to encourage people to fill out the 2020 census. Along with U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblymember Jo Ann Simon and others, Gonzalez traveled all over Brooklyn on Sunday […]

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