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  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 8/8/14

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    August 6, 2014


    It’s not summer in Brooklyn without a block party

  • Voice Choices

    July 23, 2014


    Cheer for the Cyclones on Elvis Night

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Here Are the Five Best Food Events in NYC This Weekend

    You shouldn't be spending even one more second than necessary in your house or office this summer -- here are five great excuses to get out.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    July is Good Beer Month, So Take Advantage of These Events

    Did you know that July is Good Beer Month? Now that you do, you have no excuse not to celebrate. Even if you're taking a vacation this month, there are so many beer-focused happenings that you'll be sure to find a way to get your brew on. And, if these events aren't enough for you, consider purchasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Here are the Three Best Food Events in NYC This Weekend

    Ever try mermaid? If not, you should check out this weekend's best events.

  • Art

    May 21, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Video: Watch NYC's Pro Ultimate Frisbee Team Without Going to Coney Island

    "When I was first telling people people I was a professional ultimate frisbee player, they laughed," says Matt Bode, who moved to New York last week to play the seven-on-seven game that takes place on a baseball field.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 9/20/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    June 26, 2013


    Get moving for a great cause

  • Voice Choices

    June 12, 2013


    Catch Minor League 
home openers

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2011


    Minor-league ball is back

  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2010


    The Brooklyn Cyclones host the Vermont Lake Monsters

  • News

    May 25, 2010
  • Music

    July 1, 2009

    Wilco: The Review

    Music for white people to relax to, and what's wrong with that?

  • Voice Choices

    June 10, 2009


    Where baseball fans go for old-fashioned spirit

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008


    Wednesday: Standing-it-old-school room still available for 311 and Snoop Dogg at Keyspan Park, Coney Island. 6 pm. Thursday: Coney Island Burlesque with Miss Saturn's HulaPalooza -- "an ALL HULA HOOP CABARET where comedy, burlesque, and circus converge... If you can hula hoop for more than 30 second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    Locals Fear City Will Destroy Coney Island In Order To Save It

    Its ass is Gras? The Grashorn Building, dating to the 1880s, could be replaced by a 30-story hotel. When the city Economic Development Corporation announced last week--via a New York Times article by Charles Bagli--that it was revamping its years-in-the-works rezoning plans for Coney Island, much w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Bloomberg Unveils Coney Redevelopment Plan

    Locked in a stalemate with a developer over the future of Coney Island, city officials unveiled a new vision for the area that seemingly solves the problem: Make the disputed land into parkland. The parcel of Coney that includes the much-beloved Astroland would keep its current amusement zoning bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    Last Ride at Astroland

    Save Astroland campaigner Brian Gotlieb tries to keep the dream (or at least the swinging pirate ship) alive. Photos by Neil deMause Yesterday was the official last day of business for Astroland, and supporters of the 45-year-old Coney Island institution turned out in hopes of sparking an 11th-hour ... 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.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Thor Throws a Coney Island Curveball

    No condos for Coney? Photo by Sidney Lo Developers Thor Equities dropped a bombshell yesterday afternoon, sending out a terse two-paragraph e-mail declaring that it had "completely eliminated the residential component of its proposed plan" and will instead offer "a plan that is compatible with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007

    Coney Island Lives! Astroland, Maybe Not

    The remains of go-kart rides demolished by Thor Equities await the city's rezoning decision. Last night, the somewhat unlikely pairing of the Municipal Art Society (representing white-haired Manhattan urban planning geeks) and Coney Island USA (representing a different kind of geek) sponsored "Cone ... More >>

  • News

    April 24, 2007

    Debunkers Strike Out

    It's a swing and a miss for the attempts to tear down a Jackie Robinson moment immortalized in a Brooklyn statue

  • NYC Life

    April 3, 2007

    Coney Island's Last Ride? The Bulldozer!

    Behind the scenes, a scary game of chicken between the city and a developer who dreams of high-rise condos that won't amuse you

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2007

    This Week's Puppy Trainer: Sharon Jones, The Long Winters, Justice

    DOWN IN FRONT by Rob Harvilla Grab Sharon Jones's ass by clicking here. INTERVAL by Francis Davis Jazz dude Uri Caine looks for his brother Nova here. FLY LIFE by Tricia Romano

  • News

    March 20, 2007

    Take Me Out to the Mall Game

    Hey, look what you're paying for! A Voice guide to the new Mets and Yankees stadiums.

  • NYC Life

    July 18, 2006
  • NYC Life

    September 6, 2005

    Mark Your Calendar

    We narrowed your choices down to the very best of the season so you're not overwhelmed

  • Music

    August 26, 2003
  • NYC Life

    August 19, 2003
  • News

    May 14, 2002
  • News

    April 23, 2002

    Big Brother in Coney Island

    Crime Fighting vs. Civil Liberties in Housing Projects

  • News

    July 3, 2001

    Macho Man and Son

    Different Paths for the Fighting Camachos

  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001

    Open City

    Parades, Beaches, Festivals: What's Out There