Coney Island

1214 Coney Island Ave BrooklynNY11230
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Home of the famous Wonder Wheel and Nathanâ??s Famous hot dogs, Coney Island boardwalk has punctuated the southern edge of Brooklyn, New York, since the 19th century. After years of neglect, in 2010 a developer renovated and reopened the fabled amusement park. It now features 21 new rides and the historic Cyclone roller coaster.
by mapquest on June 08, 2015 from mapquest

Editorial Reviews

Coney Island has been snatched from the jaws of death and has a whole new lease on life. After a complicated passage, which included its near-demise, a developer buying the land on which the park resides, then selling it to New York City, which, in turn, sold it to yet another developer, this fabled Brooklyn institution re-opened Memorial Day in 2010, as it has for so many decades. But don’t...
by frommers on September 10, 2011 from frommers
One of the great remnants of early 20th century New York, Coney Island remains a resilient amusement park. With modern-day freak show attractions such as "The Fire God" and "The Illustrated Man" as well as an annual Mermaid Parade, the Coney Island Museum, a thriving boardwalk, beach, and Russian immigrant community, the neighborhood remains a terrific destination. Few American places of...
by nyc on December 29, 2007 from nyc

Information from the business

America's Original Beach Playground: Coney Island, Brooklyn, USA This is the official page for Coney Island, the seaside ...destination that is the birthplace of the amusement park, hot dog and modern roller coaster. Coney's historic beach and boardwalk are always open. Year-round attractions include restaurants and the aquarium. See More
by facebook on March 13, 2015 from facebook
In existence since 1980, Coney Island USA has developed and produces a number of different programs including some of New York City's best loved summer programming, such as the Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Circus Sideshow. Coney Island USA also operates the Coney Island Museum and produces Ask the Experts, Burlesque at the Beach, the Coney Island Tattoo and Motorcycle Festival, Creepshow...
by cityvoter on June 24, 2013 from cityvoter