Coney Island

Brooklynites' Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

standard Brooklynites’ Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

Economic Inequality, Juvenile Justice Issues, Needs of Rising Immigrant Populations A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites portrays residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice […]

Heartshare Carey Gardens Coney Summer Youth

standard Escaping the Weather, and the Violence: Summer Youth Programs in Coney Island Are a Respite

From torrential downpours to evenings thick with humidity, Coney Island youngsters have found a way to escape the oppressive weather while also staying safe. Thanks to summer youth programs at the Carey Gardens Community Center (sponsored by the Heartshare Human Services Program) children ages 6 to 13 now […]

After Drowning Deaths, Brooklynites Urged to Follow Proper Water Safety Habits

standard After Drowning Deaths, Brooklynites Urged to Follow Proper Water Safety Habits

In the wake of multiple drowning deaths across the borough, Brooklynites are being urged to exercise proper water safety habits. Do you know what drowning looks like? Not what you think. Take this Water Safety Wisdom quiz from the @StarTribune: http://t.co/60XrEHhh4E — […]