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Boardwalk Empires: What Coney Island Can Learn from Atlantic City's Missteps

In Tuesday’s New York Times, Jim Dwyer devoted his “About New York” column to festivities held Monday evening in Coney Island, where once a week in July and August, … 1,117 more words

Carnival Games: Was Coney Island's Rebirth Doomed From the Start?

Keith Suber was born at Coney Island Hospital in September 1966, right around the time the spell that had seeded Coney Island in the world’s imagination, conjuring a “people’s playground” and a turreted “Baghdad by the sea,” finally broke. 3,978 more words

EDC to Install Fox Square Plaza in Downtown BK

The city’s Economic Development Corporation will begin installing greenery and seating in Downtown Brooklyn’s Fox Square in a 6,500-square-foot traffic triangle on Fulton Street at Flatbush Avenue and Hudson Avenue in a six-month project starting in August. 248 more words

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Panel: Ferry Boats Operating in Shifting Tides

Discussions over the future of the city’s ferry system at the New York Conference on Water this morning showcased the topsy-turvy nature of the boat transit that has a long history in the city. 341 more words

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