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Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk set to open this summer

Coney Island's newest music venue is finally almost here.

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Loew’s Kings Theatre Brooklyn renovation underway

renovation on Loew's Kings Theatre in Brooklyn taken last month

Long in the planning, the restoration of the classic Loew's Kings Theatre on Flatbush Ave...

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Coney Island Seaside Summer Concert Series taking 2014 off but plans to be back next year

Seaside crowd for Aretha Franklin, 2011 (more by Jacob Blickenstaff)

One of NYC's longest-running free outdoor show series, Marty Markowitz's Coney Island Seaside Summer Concert Series, will not happen in 2014...

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Beyonce’s “XO” video was all filmed in Coney Island (watch) +++ Seaside Amphitheater progress & other Coney Island news

Beyonce took the internet by storm last week when she released her self-titled fifth album out of nowhere, and it's still dominating much of the online music discussion...

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The Mermaid Parade is Saved

We didn't have any doubts, especially when we saw they picked a king and queen even before the Memorial Day weekend benefit concert, but here's the good news from Coney Island USA about this year's Mermaid Parade:We've reached $100,000...

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Adam Yauch Park officially open in Brooklyn Heights

(via @ascap_music)

(via @allieharper13)

Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights was officially rechristened Adam Yauch Park this morning in a ceremony attended by Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Frances Yauch, the mother of Adam (aka MCA) who died on May 4, 2012...

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Tom’s & FEMA open for business in devastated Coney Island; Aquarium may be evacuated

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Coney Island opened today at Surf and 17th St (MCU Park). You can see two pictures of the scene there, one with Marty Markowitz and Bloomberg in it, above...

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Celebrate Brooklyn kicked off w/ Jimmy Cliff (pics), continues w/ Laura Marling, Balkan Beat Box, Esperanza Spalding, more

The 2012 Celebrate Brooklyn series at Prospect Park kicked off on June 5 with Jimmy Cliff. Pictures from that show are in this post.

JImmy Cliff is planning to release a full album with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong this July called Rebi...

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2011 Seaside Summer Concert Series lineup (free shows in Coney Island – Joan Jett & Cheap Trick included)

Though no longer in Asser Levy Park (for now), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz returns for the 33rd time with his Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island in 2011...

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Coney Island concerts move while lawsuit is pending

"Earlier this month, Brooklyn music fans were disappointed to hear that, in the middle of a legal wrangle involving noise complaints, the city Corporation Councel ordered that Borough President Marty Markowitz can no longer use Asser Levy Park for his well-known summer concert series...

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