A costly 18-month dormancy of Coney Island’s amusement parks faded away Friday, April 9, with an exuberant grand “reopening” of the neighborhood’s most iconic entertainment venue.
Irish culture reigned as the 38th annual Great Irish Fair took over the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island. Following the Mass and awards ceremony, a full day of Irish music filled the venue as thousands in attendance danced and sang along.
Tons of Fun with Catholic Charities; Kid’s Bereavement Camp; Death of St. Padre Pio; Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn; Grandparents;
The Alliance for Coney Island is once again presenting Flicks on the Beach, a free, outdoor film series in historic Coney Island where friends and families can watch their favorite movies right on the beach this summer.
The Catholic Church joins the celebration that is Coney Island in a new way this summer.
Yes, Brooklyn, there is a Santa Claus. His name is Thomas Neve and last weekend, he brought Christmas to nearly 1,000 disadvantaged boys and girls.
Carolers have been singing in the season and bringing Christmas cheer to the elderly residents of SS. Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coney Island.
Still rebuilding from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island residents welcomed a sign of hope for the future in early December when Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens held a groundbreaking ceremony for an early childhood center set to open in 2017.
Irish faith, culture and heritage were on display at the 34th annual Great Irish Fair of New York at MCU Park, Coney Island, Sept. 26-27.
Tie on your sneakers, don something green and arrive early to the Great Irish Fair grounds on Saturday, Sept. 26 to take part in the annual 5K Run/Walk. All adults, children and families are welcome.