In just a little over an hour, you can be transported from the glitz and glamor of Manhattan to the old-school amusement of Brooklyn's storied Coney Island. The destination offers thrills, sun, surf and a unique brand of entertainment that will feel worlds away from the rest of the City.

Latest in Coney Island

Coney Island Brewery opens new and bigger space at MCU Park

October 10 | Mark Doyle

Coney Island Brewery opened its doors late last month to an expansion of its four-year-old space at 1904 Surf Ave., built into the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park. The new venue, which will fit around 150 patrons, is a far cry from the tight quarters of its original, which could only hold a fraction of that. […]

Billionaire John Catsimatidis is building the Ocean Dreams apartments on the Coney Island Boardwalk. Would he consider funding a Boardwalk fix-up? Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Who will rescue the damaged Coney Island Boardwalk?

September 25 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: There’s Adopt-a-Highway. Why not Adopt-a-Boardwalk? The Coney Island Boardwalk’s wooden planks are in urgent need of repair just about everywhere except the amusement park zone. In a New York minute, a civic-minded business owner could come up with the cash to fix up the famous span and create a reserve fund […]

Old-fashioned street lamps rise above the Coney Island Boardwalk’s plywood cover. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

LISTEN: Iconic, yet damaged: How the Coney Island Boardwalk fell into disrepair

September 12 | Brooklyn Eagle Podcast

Subscribe to Brooklyn this Week: iTunes Spotify Stitcher With its history of attracting the world to the shores of Brooklyn dating back to 1923, it only seemed fitting that the Riegelmann Boardwalk would be awarded scenic landmark designation in May 2018. But despite its new status, a technicality keeps the boardwalk’s broken areas from being […]

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