Astroland owner calls it quits

Posted Friday, September 5, 2008 9:49 AM | Contributed by RideMan

Carol Albert - whose family has owned the rides by the Brooklyn boardwalk for almost a half century - said Thursday that she told employees she's permanently closing the park after Sunday. Albert said she's given up on negotiating a two-year lease with Thor Equities, the developer that owns 11 acres of the seaside property, after they missed a Thursday deadline to reply.

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