Posts Tagged ‘ Coney Island ’

Hurricane Sandy Relief (Brooklyn)

My native borough is hurting, but there are ways to help Brooklynites out. The Flatbush Council is holding a Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive today-it’ll last for the next three hours. Here’s the info you’ll need: Flatbush Council will be accepting donations of clothes, blankets, food , hygiene products and other necessities for those effected...
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Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Most New Yorkers-especially natives-are inured to the daily spectacle which makes their city something of a super-sized freak show. However, most of the time that sideshow is of the sort one normally expects to see in Coney Island, i.e. entertaining enough as a diversionary pursuit, but not so garish or mind-altering as to force...
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Petty Tyranny

Petty Tyranny

As I mentioned in my previous entry, I attended yesterday’s small, yet spirited, rally against the decision by the Board of Health-at Chairman Bloomberg’s urging-to prohibit the sale of sugary drinks above 16 ounces at restaurants and food carts throughout New York City. There were many civically-minded New Yorkers in the crowd-such as the man...
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Analysis