The Coney Island statue depicting Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Pee Wee Reese was rededicated in a special ceremony on Monday.
Hurricane Sandy laid waste to Coney Island and shut down Richard Zigun’s famed sideshow theater. After soaking up $500,000 in losses, he’s back, just in time for summer.
Photographer Harold Feinstein began taking black-and-white pictures in Coney Island as a teenager 60 years ago. Now, the rich images are included in a new and overdue collection.
The Coney Island History Project suffered serious damage from Sandy. But the museum soldiers on, assembling more stories from the land of Mermaid and Surf avenues.
A week after Sandy struck, Jewish seniors are still trapped in their apartments in a Coney Island high rise waiting for power — and hope — to return.
Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate in Coney Island.
As Hurricane Sandy’s fierce winds battered New York City and Long Island, emergency experts worried about conditions in heavily Jewish oceanfront neighborhoods.
Schools, subways and stock markets were all shut as Hurricane Sandy started to pound the East Coast. The worst was still to come as the giant storm lumbered towards shore.
Evacuations were ordered in predominantly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brighton Beach and Coney Island as Hurricane Sandy lumbered up the East Coast.
The oldest bialys store in the country is still on a roll. The sweet smell of bread will continue to waft down Coney Island Avenue, as a landmark kosher bakery in Brooklyn gets a whole new lease on life.