| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:32 PM
No sooner does September check in than local stage productions flood in.
The honor of kicking off the 2011-12 season goes to the Costa Mesa Playhouse. This weekend it revives Noel Coward's ghostly comedy "Blithe Spirit." That's the antique chuckler about...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 5:24 PM
F train service between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations resumed Saturday around 7:20 p.m.
The West 8th Street-NY Aquarium Station re-opened to F train customers, but not for those riding the Q. Repair crews are still working on...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Train service in and around Coney Island is still a mess, as fire investigators look for the cause of Friday evening's track fire.
F trains aren't running between the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations; and there's no Q service between...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A fire and water main break are making it difficult for commuters to get home Friday night.
A fire in the West 8th Street-NY Aquarium subway station is affecting service on the Q, F and B lines -- the one-alarm fire broke out in the relay room that...
| Aug 11, 2011
The new Lifetime reality show "Russian Dolls" goes in deep--deep into the Russian-immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Of course the comparisons are there, pitting the show as the Russian version of "The Jersey Shore." "Russian Dolls"...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 2:17 PM
In Brooklyn's Brighton Beach parking spaces are disappearing rapidly, leaving residents at the mercy of the only existing permit-parking lot.
Constant calls into the Neighborhood Association are proof to President Pat Singer that her community is in need...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Mi scusi Italianos... Russkie Idut. Translation: the Brighton Beach Russians are here and the TV network Lifetime is ready to launch a new reality show that threatens to be NYC's version of The Jersey Shore.
The show is called Russian Dolls and it...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:44 PM
The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season.
Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Brighton Beach Memoirs
This comedy by Neil Simon is a coming-of-age story about a Jewish, Polish-American teen set in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1937. 6 p.m. Friday, July 1; Saturday, July 2. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N....
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Just two weeks after a 16-year-old was shot outside a popular boardwalk restaurant in Brighton Beach, police officers are making their presence known.
"The presence here has increased by 500 percent and it's about time," said Russ Miller, a long-time...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:34 PM
'Nellie Darling and the Legend of Nasty'
Nellie Darling and her friends are transported back in time. Nellie must keep a powerful book from the evil Boabahn Sith. For ages 10 and older. 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, through Saturday, June 25. Maryland...