By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 04:11 pm Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out some of the free outdoor concerts going on in the area. There are also Cyclones games, a cleanup in Marine Park, karaoke on the Boardwalk and a pet adoption. Send us your own event listing by posting it for free on our new event calendar, [...]
By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 05, 2016 02:54 pm Great work by Sgt Teitler, Det Grogan (CTD) & 60 Aux locating & reuniting lost child w/ his mother in Coney Island pic.twitter.com/ECvj0D0MsX â€” NYPDCounterterrorism (@NYPDCT) July 4, 2016 A Fourth of July tragedy was averted when two cops from the NYPD’s anti-terrorism unit tracked down a lost tot at Coney Island’s beach Monday morning. [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 01:55 pm The NYU Dental Van will visit the Shorefront Y in Brighton Beach this week as part of a pilot program to make dental care more accessible to seniors in need. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, chairman of the Aging Committee, partnered with NYU Dentistryâ€™s Mobile Dental Van Program to bring the van to his district. The van [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 11:12 am Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wolfed down a record-setting 70 hot dogs in 10 minutes Monday to take back his title in the Nathan’s Famous annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest. Chestnut devouredÂ 17 more hot dogs than runner-up Matt “The Megatoad” Stonie, who last year ended Chestnut’s eight-year run as the undisputed champ of the [...]
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