NYC mayor says Coney Island is coming back "big time"

Posted Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:31 PM | Contributed by Jeff

State-of-the-art new rides including a roller coaster and a pendulum will open this summer at Coney Island to jump-start the resurgence of the famed Brooklyn amusement park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday./p>

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010 10:17 PM

hooray!! As a NYC native this is excellent news. I'm hoping it will be the Santa Cruz of the east :-)

Thursday, February 18, 2010 6:09 AM

Looks like we'll be checking coney out this summer.

Thursday, March 4, 2010 10:12 AM

Awesome. Know I'm a little late to the game here, but I hold Coney near and dear to my heart and am thrilled that it's continuing to hang on. :)

Friday, March 5, 2010 10:13 AM
LuvRaptor's avatar

Born and raised NYC I am totally excited about this news!! :)

Lifetime Raptor flights: 2175 :)

It's all about getting around the barrels or over the fences, right leads, no faults, fastest time and still looking pretty when done. What's so hard about that? :)


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