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Michael McLaughlin

Beauties And The Beach: Behind The Sequins And Sand At The Mermaid Parade (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The Mermaid Parade in New York City's Coney Island is like a cross between Mardi Gras and Christmas: The huge crowd wears wild and outrageous costumes...

WATCH: Last Summer At Coney Island Trailer

Posted 07.10.2011 | New York

It was probably only a matter of time before all of the drama and controversy surrounding Coney Island's impending transformation became a documentary...

PHOTOS: Coney Island Favorite, Ruby's Bar, Says Goodbye

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hundreds gathered on Saturday to protest and mourn the loss of Ruby's Bar and Grill, a Coney Island institution that's been serving pints for 76 years...

Abandoned Coney Island -- Last Chance To See?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

When I heard the rumors that Satan's real estate division, Thor Equities, was allegedly planning to tear down some of the last remaining historic buildings in Coney Island, I actually felt a chill.

Luna Park Opens On Coney Island (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While it wasn't quite finished, Coney Island's Luna Park opened for business this past weekend -- and business was brisk. Unfortunately the summer fu...

Bloomberg: 'Coney Island Is Coming Back, Big Time' (PHOTOS)

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - State-of-the-art new rides including a roller coaster and a pendulum will open this summer at Coney Island to jump-start...

Five-Legged Dog Saved From Coney Island Freakshow

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Update 7/24: Lily the dog no longer has five legs. From the Daily News: The owner of a five-legged puppy outfoxed a Coney Island sideshow - gett...

Wonder Wheel Is Heart Of Coney Island

New York Times | ALAN FEUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Wonder Wheel is an 89-year-old carnival amusement that commands the local skyline on Coney Island....