Archive for March, 2009

A circus might find its home in Coney Island

Brooklynites living in Coney Island will have to wait a bit longer before seeing elephants, clowns and trapeze acts. (more…)


March 30, 2009 at 2:57 am Leave a comment

Stop Marty!

A  showdown is looming over Borough President Marty Markowitz’s pet project to build a huge $64 million concert arena in a quiet Coney Island park. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:55 am Leave a comment


The world famous Coney Island Cyclone roars into action on Sunday, April 5th, starting at Noon. With a bottle of authentic Brooklyn egg cream in hand, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will join Miss Cyclone, the Hungry March Band, and hundreds of expected guests in launching the 2009 season. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:51 am Leave a comment

Celebrating 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson’s Historic Voyage

Looking for something to celebrate? How about the commemoration of New York’s 400th birthday beginning next Saturday? (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:42 am Leave a comment

Brooklyn pool concert series to shift to new spot

The summer concerts that turned a fallow Brooklyn swimming pool into a rock hotspot have found a new home. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:38 am Leave a comment

A Waterside Village With a Big-City Backdrop

IT’S not often that you get to watch gulls skirmish over mussel beds from a street that dead ends at the water. Or spot gaggles of Canada geese, ducks and scaups flying over schools of bluefish. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:34 am Leave a comment

A Divorce for Governors Island

Governors Island, that enticing 172-acre piece of real estate just off Manhattan’s shore, has been tantalizing urban planners for decades. (more…)

March 30, 2009 at 2:27 am Leave a comment

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