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Coney Island Boardwalk

Mermaid Avenue

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I am decades older now than I was on that visit to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island but fundamentally I am the same. I am still the hopeful romantic about my city, albeit now a warmer one with different flora, mountains, tastes and accents.

Saki Knafo

After Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island's Future Hangs In The Balance | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York

CONEY ISLAND, N.Y. -- The night the sea swept over Surf Avenue, Dick Zigun, the modern day P.T. Barnum who helped breathe life back into this strange ...

WATCH: Super Sweet 'Coney Island Love Letter'

Posted 04.23.2012 | New York

As the iconic wooden planks of Coney Island boardwalk prepare to be ripped out for a very plastic transformation, a touching short is paying tribute t...


Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 05.13.2012 | New York
Roslyn Bernstein

The boardwalk I knew and loved was not one of concrete; nor was it one of plastic-laminated wood.

Controversial Coney Boardwalk Plan Approved

Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

The Bloomberg-appointed New York City Public Design Commission voted to allow the Parks Department to change the Coney Island boardwalk forever Monday...

Coney Island Mainstays Get One More Summer

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Coney Island's boardwalk will look about the same--for one more summer. Most of the mom and pop establishments, known as the "Coney Island eight" wil...

WATCH: Brighton Beach Man Swims 34-Degree Water Daily

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brighton Beach resident Gary Atlas isn't afraid of the city's cold, snowy weather. In fact, blizzard or no blizzard, he runs 6 miles, shirtless, alon...

Coney Island Iconic Boardwalk Turned Into Furniture By Uhuru Design | By Erin Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

From the boardwalk to your living room. A Red Hook workshop is using planks from the iconic Coney Island Boardwalk to build a new line of furniture. ...