Well, that's a relief: Nathan's tells the New York Times that it intends to maintain its flagship hot-dog stand on Surf Avenue in Coney Island. There was some question of it when people noticed a city environmental impact statement that said Nathan's Famous, which has occupied the corner for 93 ye ... More >>
The Man and the Beer Label (photo by Laurie Leber)The news coming out of Coney Island these days is enough to drive one to drink, so we suppose it's lucky there's a new lager in Shmaltz Brewing Company's line of Coney Island sideshow-inspired brews. The latest is the Coney Island Human Blockhead, a ... More >>
image (cc) Mark Kehoe A petting zoo for cloned animals? A giant apple orchard? A freak show with yuppies in a cage? Some futuristic-looking NeoGothic towers? When a group of people gathered in Our Lady of Solace Church on Mermaid Avenue last night to discuss the future of Coney Island, the lines ... More >>
They took the iconic rocket ship off the top of Gregory & Phil's at Coney Island's Astroland. Captain Nemo and Pablo Jonesy of the Coney Island Message Board took photos. The rocket premiered in 1962 as a ride, Astroland's first, that simulated space flight, but became a decoration in the early 7 ... More >>
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