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A building at the Luna Park housing complex in Coney Island. Photo courtesy of Google Images

Three tenants arrested in Luna Park housing bribery scheme

October 17 | Kelly Mena

Three tenants involved in a housing scheme at an affordable housing complex in Coney Island were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly forging their way into obtaining coveted real estate, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office announced. The defendants are tenants at Luna Park: Leonid Dakhe, 64, Tatyana Langman, 71, and Sabina Berkovich, 40. They were arraigned […]

Our destination on this walk is L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

A southern Brooklyn stroll that ends in L&B square slices

October 16 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Call it the Pizza Trail. You can walk from the Bay Ridge shoreline to popular L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend on a single road: 86th Street. On this approximately five-mile trek, you’ll see a slice of southern Brooklyn. The street cuts through Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, then serves as the […]

Coney Island Brewery opens new and bigger space at MCU Park

October 10 | Mark Doyle

Coney Island Brewery opened its doors late last month to an expansion of its four-year-old space at 1904 Surf Ave., built into the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park. The new venue, which will fit around 150 patrons, is a far cry from the tight quarters of its original, which could only hold a fraction of that. […]

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