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Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Meteor Shower, Polar Bear Plunge,...

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Ring in the New Year by watching the ball drop on the Parachute Jump in Coney...

Coney Island’s Wonder Wheel Will Be Open New Year’s Day For...

You can take in New Year's Day from the soaring heights of Deno's Wonder Wheel in Coney Island. For the first time in its 95-year...

A Cold, Wet Start To 2015: Photos From Coney Island’s Polar...

The ball may drop at midnight, but it's not the New Year until hundreds more shrivel in icy water. At least that's the feeling held...

A Cold, Wet Start To 2015: Photos From Coney Island’s Polar...

The ball may drop at midnight, but it's not the New Year until hundreds more shrivel in icy water. At least that's the feeling held...

Polar Bear Club Accepting New Members Via Lottery

Every New Year's Day, dozens of bold (crazy) people flock to the shore to join members of the Coney Polar Bear swim club and...

Polar Bear Club Accepting New Members Via Lottery

Every New Year's Day, dozens of bold (crazy) people flock to the shore to join members of the Coney Polar Bear swim club and...

To Help Hurricane Victims, Local Woman Pledges To Swim Sheepshead Bay’s...

In an act of incredibly selfless sacrifice, a local woman is promising to swim across Sheepshead Bay, on a presumably freezing December 2 afternoon, all in...

Video: Bears On Parade

The above video, uploaded to YouTube by princessmermaidcapri, shows News Years Day revelers at the annual swim for charity hosted by the 110-year-old Coney...

PHOTO: Polar Bears Raise 37K, Draw Large Crowds

That grumpy old blog over in Sheepshead Bay has posted some great photos from Sunday's annual Polar Bear Dip. While the Bears were apparently unable...

Photos: New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim 2012

Every year people ask me, "Ned, are you going to do the New Years Polar Bear Plunge?" And every year I give the same answer:...

Polar Bear Club Dives In For Children’s Charity

This year's (next year's?) January 1, Coney Island Polar Dip into the Atlantic Ocean  - a Brooklyn New Year's tradition for decades - will...

Brooklyn Mourns The Loss Of Rabbi Abraham Abraham

Southern Brooklyn has a lot less spirit this morning, as a kindly Herculean rabbi — infamous for donning bright orange Speedos while plunging every...

Photos: Polar Bear Club’s New Year’s Swim

A record-breaking 1,500 people hit the shores of Coney Island on Saturday for the Polar Bear Club's annual swim. The waters were a brisk 35...