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Coney Island Comeback

New York City has big plans for Coney Island. The Brooklyn neighborhood will soon have new thrill rides and other amusements designed to bring back the glory years when Coney Island was known as "the People's Playground" after years of decline.
Luna Park at Coney Island will open on Memorial Day weekend with 19 rides. Among them will be the Air Race, which sends riders swinging and soaring around a control tower. It will be the ride's global debut.

Also promised are games, live entertainment, and concessions including Nathan's Famous hot dog stand, which opened in 1916, pioneering America's concept of fast food.

By the summer of 2011, Scream Zone at Coney Island will offer two roller coasters, go-carts and a human slingshot launching people more than 200 feet into the air.

Other plans include shopping centers, restaurants, movie theaters, hotels, and 5,000 new housing units for the area. Link -via Fark

(image credit: AP/NYC Economic Development Corp.)

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LOL at those who think this is a bad idea or will destroy the Coney Island Feeling. You guys are so far off and have no imagination and are just killjoys. Sorry, don't know what happened to your memories and dreams, but somewhere in your lives something went wrong where you seek no enjoyment out of anything, and just seek negativity. Typical of most of your emo posts.
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This will destroy the whole Coney Island feeling / enviroment. Especially the "other plans include shopping centers, restaurants, movie theaters, hotels, and 5,000 new housing units for the area" which will take over the most of the part. It will look like crap.
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