Land a Spring, Summer and/or Fall job with Applebee’s Coney Island, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Luna Park NYC, Nathan’s Famous or Ruby’s Bar & Grill.

The Alliance for Coney Island, in partnership with Human Resources Administration, NYCEDC’s HireNYC Program and Council Member Mark Treyger will be hosting Workforce Recruitment Events on February 23 & 24 for positions at Applebee’s, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Luna Park in Coney Island, Nathan’s Famous and Ruby’s.

All applicants must be 18 years or older.

There are tons of great places to eat in Brooklyn, but then there are the places to eat in Brooklyn. The classic, tried-and-true restaurants that aren’t just dining establishments — they are Brooklyn icons. Here are five of those classic, unmistakably Brooklyn spots, serving up excellent steak, cheesecake, pizza, hotdogs… and of course, Brooklyn attitude.

 peter-luger-steakhouse-porterhouse-new-york-6258970Peter Luger porterhouse with sides | Nick Solares via

Peter Luger (Williamsburg)
Peter Luger has been around Williamsburg since 1887 — a mere four years after the Brooklyn Bridge opened. Year after year, this restaurant has been named one of the best steakhouses in New York City. Peter Luger even has its own on-site dry-aging facilities, to ensure their steaks are exceptional even before they’re butchered. (For an excellent article on Peter Luger’s process, check out this article on As you’d guess, this meal is going to be expensive — expect to spend at least $100 per person (cash only!) for a full steak dinner with all the fixings. The place is always booming, so a reservation is highly recommended, and usually reservations have to be made weeks in advance.  (more…)


Despite the recent craze for burgers topped with everything from pineapple to fried eggs to parmesan crisps, New York is really a hot dog town, and Brooklyn is no exception to that rule. Though you’ll find fewer carts selling classic dirty water dogs here than in Manhattan, rest assured, there are plenty of classic wieners to be found in the borough, alongside some upstarts.

Bark (Park Slope)
Bark serves beef and pork franks (all-beef available on request) that are made to order in upstate New York. They’re spicy, snappy, and you can order them with all manner of toppings from sauerkraut to chili cheese. Make sure to get an order, or two, of cheddar fries on the side. (more…)