Documentary film covers the closure of Coney Island's Astroland and the battle for developing the area

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Film uses Zipper as a backdrop to the conflict between developer Joe Sitt and the Bloomberg administration.

Jerome Albert, of Coney Island's Astroland, dies at age 74

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Albert founded and opened the park with his father in the 60's.

Zamperla takes over Coney Island Cyclone operations

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Carol Albert relinquishes control of the classic ride.

NYC seeking new Cyclone operator

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Carol Albert says coaster hasn't made money since Astroland closed.

Cyclone will open this summer, Astroland unlikely

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While the iconic roller coaster will continue to operate, Carol Albert's park is likely gone for good.

Coney Island will have 23 new rides

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New York mayor makes the announcement as plans grow for the recently purchased site.

Zamperla named operator of New York's Coney Island

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Italian ride manufacturer chosen to run the amusement park.

Companies step up in response to Coney Island RFP

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More than 50 companies consider submiting proposals for the site as the Coney Island Development Corp. ramps up.

New York City to buy 7 acres in Coney Island

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City will pick up the land for $95.6 million.

Phantom of the Opera sequel will take place at Coney Island

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Music of the night will become music of the midway in popular musical.