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World Record Holding Sky Diver Talks Free Fall

James M. Clash | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

"At about 90,000 feet, I reached more than 600 miles per hour. The altimeter on my wrist was unwinding very rapidly, but there was no sense of speed."

Last Summer At Coney Island: An Essential Film and a Love Letter to Brooklyn

Sal Nunziato | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Sal Nunziato

As a Brooklyn boy, my interest in Aronson's film is deep-rooted. I began watching this film with skepticism, but just 5 minutes into this glorious documentary, my skepticism was out the door.

Coney Island Cornerstones on Surf Avenue Face Demolition

Michael Immerso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Immerso

By allowing Surf Avenue's historic buildings to be razed, the city risks treating Coney Island as a brand name rather than a place. That's like Texas tearing down the Alamo to build an Alamo theme park.