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Coney Island Hurricane Sandy

Coney Island Hopes For A Big Summer After Sandy

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- At the beginning of each tourist season, the entrepreneurs who pitch the thrill rides, hot dogs, sideshows and souvenirs at gritty Coney I...

The Brief, Fantastical Reign of Miss Ghost Hole

The Lady Aye | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York
The Lady Aye

Recently I had the opportunity to talk to Miss Ghost Hole and ask her some questions about her dizzying rise to power and her ongoing agenda.

Coney Island Devastated After Hurricane Sandy - Here's How To Help (And Party)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.06.2013 | Weird News

The famous Coney Island Circus Sideshow is about to become a no-show. Much of the neighborhood in Brooklyn was under five feet of water during Hurr...

Coney Island Stories: Category One

Carol Hill Albert | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York
Carol Hill Albert

While there is still optimism about rebuilding, it is now tempered -- by defiance and determination -- as well as by an accumulation of memories, filmed, told to, listened to, overheard, strung like pearls and worry beads on our all too human necks.

Long Lines For Coney Island's Most Population Attraction: Food Aid

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer Even more ubiquitous than the National Grid trucks and boarded up storefronts dotting the streets in post-Sandy Coney Island a...

Saki Knafo

After Hurricane Sandy, Coney Island's Future Hangs In The Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

New York Aquarium May Need To Evacuate 12,000 Animals

Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

The New York Aquarium in Coney Island faces the threat of having to evacuate nearly 12,000 water-dependent animals if power is not restored soon. ...

Coney Island Turned Into 'Third World Country' By Sandy

DNAinfo | Posted 12.31.2012 | New York

CONEY ISLAND -- For a second day, Coney Island residents awoke to see the destruction of Hurricane Sandy everywhere they looked and were left with lit...