Abe Stark

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    The Joys of Roller Derby and Kicking Ass [VIDEO]

    Andromeda Macri (aka Hela Skelter) has been skating with the Gotham Girls Roller Derby team for more than eight years. As captain of the Brooklyn Bombshells, one of six teams that comprise the non-profit skating league, Hela, 31, has seen the game evolve to semi-pro status since she joined in 2005. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Coney Community Board Votes Yes to Rezoning Plan, No to Plan's Actual Details

    It took four years, but the fate of Coney Island's future finally began the deliberative phase tonight, with a meeting of Brooklyn's Community Board 13 in the packed, sweltering auditorium of Coney Island Hospital to vote on the rezoning plan put forward last April by the Bloomberg administration, w ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2007

    Labor Day Pains

    Will this be the winter of Coney's discontent?

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    Will City Land Swap Make Coney Squabble Vanish?

    A reported land swap would preserve Coney Island's amusement area—and give Joe Sitt a nice little windfall. Photo: Wallyg via flickr In a Coney Island summer that has mostly been devoted to rumors and the report of rumors - Carol Albert is putting Astroland's rides on the block! Now she's taking ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2007

    Hot Dog With Relish

    Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.