You've probably heard that a number of Coney Island boardwalk businesses -- including iconic spots like Ruby's bar -- have lost their licenses. And this probably, if you're anything like us, makes you sad. Thor Equities has apparently given Ruby's just two weeks to vacate, according to Patell ... More >>
Requiem for a dreamland
Yesterday, the Brooklyn Paper reported that Nathan's Famous hot dog stand in Coney Island might be closed as part of Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to build a 27-acre amusement park called "People's Playground." Eek! Where would we sober up after a day stumbling along the boardwalk, if not at the hot do ... More >>
Will this be the winter of Coney's discontent?
Behind the scenes, a scary game of chicken between the city and a developer who dreams of high-rise condos that won't amuse you
Extreme makeover not amusing to everybody in the amusement district