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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. […]

Woman struck and killed by train at Bay Parkway

October 2 | Todd Maisel

A woman was struck and killed Wednesday morning by a Manhattan-bound D train at Bay Parkway and 86th Street, police said. The incident is being investigated as a possible suicide; police said they believe there was no criminality involved. The identity and age of the victim were not immediately known, police said. The incident occurred […]

Billionaire John Catsimatidis is building the Ocean Dreams apartments on the Coney Island Boardwalk. Would he consider funding a Boardwalk fix-up? Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Who will rescue the damaged Coney Island Boardwalk?

September 25 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: There’s Adopt-a-Highway. Why not Adopt-a-Boardwalk? The Coney Island Boardwalk’s wooden planks are in urgent need of repair just about everywhere except the amusement park zone. In a New York minute, a civic-minded business owner could come up with the cash to fix up the famous span and create a reserve fund […]

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