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A dead man was found beneath Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk on Saturday, sparking an investigation into his death. The man, who has not been identified, is described as a Hispanic man in his 40s. He was found at approximately 6:15pm near West 25th Street. The Daily News reports that no foul play is suspected, but…

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With gorgeous weather slated for the rest of the evening, New Yorkers may be gifted a rare treat thanks to NASA: a first-of-its-kind rocket launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia should be visible just after sunset. The egg-heads down south will be shooting the fiery phallus into space at 6:45pm. Hopefully the sun…

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Coney Island’s traditional Friday night fireworks will kick off for the 2014 season on June 20, just hours before the first day of summer and the Mermaid Parade, Amusing the Zillion reports. The fireworks, sponsored by the Alliance for Coney Island, are free to all, taking place on the beach near West 10th Street and West…

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On the list of things that I’m way too excited about and probably flag me as less than a gentleman, Coney Island’s Beer Island is being resurrected as Margarita Island, Amusing the Zillion reports. For those who don’t know, Beer Island was one of those places that could only emerge in the post-Thor, pre-development purgatory…

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A new YMCA is coming to Coney Island, and administrators are looking to mark their grand opening by burying a time capsule. News 12 is reporting that the representatives from the Y are looking for community input as to what should go in the capsule. The new facility will be located at Surf Avenue and…

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