Posts tagged ‘beach’
New boardwalk, same as the old Boardwalk.
Newly rebuilt chunks of the famed Coney Island Boardwalk are already starting to fall apart, advocates said. (more…)
It sounds crazy, but these guys say the best beach weather on Coney Island comes in January. (more…)
It’s the scramble for Coney Island.
The competition to build a new amusement park at the faded seaside mecca has reached a fever pitch as a who’s who of amusement operators work to put together proposals by a Dec. 18 deadline. (more…)
Ahoy, Coney Island! The city is looking at three sites around the neighborhood that could one day become a new commuter ferry’s port o’ call. (more…)
That’s one expensive weenie. (more…)
You can’t beat Mother Nature, but a federal lawmaker is hoping that a few million greenbacks might at least appease her. (more…)
The beach, the ocean and the sky are all real, and so are most of the seagulls. (more…)
Powerful waves. A shifting sand bar. Deadly rip currents. The Rockaways have them all – making its waters the most treacherous in the city, experts say. (more…)
For well over a century, Coney Island has been a canvas upon which amusement visionaries rendered vivid dreams in bold brushstrokes and garish colors — defining and redefining the way America entertains itself. (more…)
The other day at Coney Island, a lazy summer rain was dampening the Boardwalk. The morning shift at Ruby’s — four old men — was annoyed, complaining about the weather and muttering obscenities into their beer. A couple of tourists stumbled past the freak show, dragging their chubby children and their dashed hopes for a sunny day behind them. The seagulls seemed unusually depressed. They hovered near the jetty, then fell like sacks of laundry into the sea. (more…)
Ringling Bris. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performer Olga Surnina longed for her mother’s homemade Russian blintzes as she traveled the country. Now, her cravings are being satisfied. (more…)
The Cyclone’s riders are still screaming. The Wonder Wheel is still spinning. And folks are still jammed onto the sidewalk awaiting their hot dogs and fries from Nathan’s Famous. (more…)
An opera about Coney Island is coming home.
A small opera company has reset Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” in Coney Island during the Mermaid Parade (more…)
Surfers, environmentalists and local politicians will gather tonight in Long Beach for a federal hearing on a liquid natural gas processing plant proposed for a 60.5-acre man-made island that would be built 13.5 miles south of Long Beach. (more…)
The city’s solicitation for developers interested in transforming the last part of the Arverne Urban Renewal Area includes an affordable housing requirement – a last-minute amendment that surprised key community board members. (more…)
Thread based on buildings related to water. Any building on a waterfront, river, related to water, to ships, sailing anything related to water Id love if anyone could post images here.
Part of Rockaway Beach is expected to reopen today after an unconfirmed shark sighting, city officials said. (more…)
A row of surfers bobs like bath toys offshore, the noses of their boards pointing toward the horizon, sniffing for the perfect wave. (more…)
In The Wake of Recent Drownings at New York Area Beaches Noted Personal Injury Lawyer Issues Warning to Owners, Operators and Bathers
Sadly, the death of 10-year old Akira Johnson, who was swept out to sea early this month while paddling in the water at Coney Island – one day after four other bathers went missing in riptides at weather ravaged local beaches — will likely not sound enough of an alarm to convince municipal authorities to redouble efforts to protect bathers’ lives, (more…)