By Alex Ellefson on Jun 27, 2016 05:29 pm Construction on the Coney Island Amphitheater barely made it to the finish line to host thousands of concert-goers Saturday for its first show with Ziggy Marley. The venue was issued a special permit after passing a safety inspection barely 24 hours before the musicians took the stage, according to the Department of Buildings. The property [...]
By Dan Myers on Jun 27, 2016 04:01 pm Leasing a new car isnâ€™t exactly known for being an easy process, but eAutoLease isnâ€™t like other companies. Not only do they make the experience quick and hassle-free, you can also rest assured that youâ€™re receiving the absolute best price available, from a trustworthy source. Hereâ€™s how it works: You visit the website [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 27, 2016 03:06 pm Intrepid anglers hauled more than a dozen toothy trophies into Sheepshead Bay this SaturdayÂ during Stella Maris’ annual shark fishing tournament. The boats, which included a mix of chartered and private vessels, struck out at 5:30am in search of thresher, blue and mako swimming as far as 100 miles off shore. The competition, now in its [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 27, 2016 12:54 pm Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Don’t miss the Cyclones game this Saturday, when one of our editors will throw out the first pitch! There’s also trivia night, a pop up aquarium in Kaiser Park, a community board meeting and lots more! Send us your own event listing by posting it for free [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Jun 27, 2016 10:28 am Police are searching for a 12-year-old Coney Island girl who is missing for the second time in seven months. Cynthia Rolon was last seen on Wednesday, June 22, at approximately 5am at her 2926 West 25th Street apartment, according to police. She is described as Hispanic, 5 feet tall, 120 pounds, with brown eyes and [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 27, 2016 07:00 am Morning MugÂ is our daily showcase ofÂ photographsÂ from our readers. If you have a photograph that youâ€™d like to see featured, send itÂ toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 26, 2016 04:00 pm In Case You Missed It (ICYMI):Â Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with whatâ€™s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us onÂ TwitterÂ andÂ Facebook, and sign up forÂ our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, email [...]
By Donny Levit on Jun 25, 2016 02:07 pm After a busy week, hereâ€™s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! Weâ€™ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites. Meet the documentary filmmakers of the raging â€˜Gowanus Currentâ€™. [Park Slope Stoop] Not Ray’s: in praise of the working slice. [Fort [...]