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Moving the Astroland Rocket

Oh wow.  An icon of Coney Island and nostalgic symbol of enthusiasm for the Space Age, the 14,000 lb Astroland Rocket was moved today…  To Where?  We don’t know yet. video courtesy of magicalthemeparks on YouTube

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Polar Bears for Coney Island

On New Year’s Day, when the Polar Bears take their annual chilly swim in the Atlantic Ocean at Coney Island, they were joined by Reverend Billy (of the Church of Stop Shopping), Lola Staar and others hoping to Save Coney … Continue reading

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IMAGINE CONEY

The Municipal Art Society will be presenting exciting new ideas for the planned redevelopment of Coney Island at BAM this coming Monday, November 17, 2008 at 6:30 – 8:30pm. My fantasy for the future of Coney Island is that they … Continue reading

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Save Coney Island

Charlie Denson from the Coney Island History Project gave a talk at the Municipal Arts Society last night.  Spirits were low three days after the closing of Astroland but some folks are organizing a letter-writing campaign, among other things, to … Continue reading

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