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Rendering of new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster. (credit: NYCEDC)

New Roller Coaster Slated To Open On Coney Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Coney Island is getting its first new roller coaster since the Cyclone was built in 1927. Move over Cyclone, here comes the Thunderbolt.


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Are You Brooklyn Enough? Fuhgeddaboudit!!!

If you plan to head to Brooklyn this weekend we want to make sure you blend with the rest of the Brooklyn dwellers because they have very distinct way of speaking. ~Kim Berk


“Keep Calm And Visit Coney Island” ad (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Despite Sandy’s Wrath, Coney Island’s Luna Park To Reopen On Schedule Sunday

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. The cliche rings especially true this weekend in Brooklyn. Despite the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Luna Park at Coney Island will open on schedule Sunday to kick off the 2013 season.


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What’s Fresh Around Town for This Weekend: Fireworks, Hot Dogs and a Subway Series!

It’s a 3 day weekend and we’ve got more than enough to keep you busy!  Check out our full list of What’s Fresh Around Town for today through Monday!


What's Fresh Around Town for Thursday!

The Scream Zone is opening at Luna Park today, on Coney Island! That means you’ve got 4 brand new roller coasters to ride this year! Read on to get the details and to find out […]


What's Fresh Around Town This Weekend:

Coney Island opens for the season this weekend! Make sure you check out Deno’s Wonder Wheel, Luna Park and, most importantly, the Cyclone! We’ve got a massive list of things to do today and this […]


Coney Island Boardwalk: Now Freakless

If you’ve never played “Shoot the Freak” – you never will. The new owners of Luna Park are trying to clean up the Coney Island Boardwalk, and making a more refined atmosphere. Having said that, […]


What's Fresh Around Town for this Weekend!

What better place to see Field Of Dreams than on the flight deck of the Intrepid!  Check it out on our list of What’s Fresh Around Town!