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.

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Cyclones more likely to be promoted than contracted in 2021

October 22 | John Torenli

Our borough has already suffered through a summer without Brooklyn Cyclones baseball due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But with Major League Baseball ready to slash a swath of its existing minor league teams before next season, could the Baby Bums be in line for extinction or at least lose their affiliation with the New […]

Mural Project celebrates Coney Island’s rich history

October 6 | Jaime DeJesus

Even though COVID-19 forced Coney Island’s amusement parks to stay closed this year, several artists have come together to create murals celebrating the rich history of the area and its beloved events and rides. Organized by the Alliance for Coney Island, the People’s Playground Mural Project debuted on Wednesday, Sept. 29 on several storefront gates. […]

The Cyclone’s opening has been postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Remembering a stomach-dropping childhood ride on the Coney Island Cyclone

September 17 | William A. Gralnick

Most every kid who is a roller coaster fan knows the Cyclone. It is an aged boxer that can still give you a pretty good whack in the nose. No, it doesn’t roll over. No, it doesn’t defy gravity like its newer versions. What it does, in its old-fashioned way, is scare the hell out […]

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