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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coney_Island

Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/ entertainment .... Eventually a settlement was reached where the beach did not begin until 1,000 feet (300 m) south of Surf ..... The beach serves as the training grounds for the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers (CIBBOWS) , a group ...

lunaparknyc.com/about/history

the rich history of Coney Island, with an eye toward the present ... and world culture, so too did Coney Island have a powerful impact on revolutionizing the ...

www.pdxhistory.com/html/coney_island.html

When you think of Amusement Parks, you think of Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. Discovered in 1609 by Dutch explorer Henry Hudson, Coney Island ...

www.6sqft.com/50-years-ago-donald-trumps-father-demolished-coney-islands-beloved-steeplechase-park

May 18, 2016 ... Steeplechase Park was the longest lasting of Coney Island's ... But Trump didn't open it for the 1965 season, and the following year, amid ...

www.coneyisland.com/tourist-information

Rides and attraction are generally open on weekends from Easter until Memorial Day, all week long from Memorial Day until Labor Day, and then weekends ...

www.westland.net/coneyisland/time.html

Highlights. 1609 - Dutch explorer Henry Hudson discovers Coney Island; 1829 - The Shell Road links Coney Island with Brooklyn; 1875 - Andrew Culver builds ...

www.history.com/topics/new-york-city/videos/coney-island-ups-and-downs

America's oldest amusement park, Coney Island on Stillwell Avenue in New York, has entertained millions with rides, freaks shows, circuses and exhibits.

brooklynbased.com/2012/06/05/brooklyn-history-coney-island

Jun 5, 2012 ... A more recent shot of Coney Island amusements. .... during the 1980s and 1990s did nothing to improve Coney Island's image (neither did the ...

www.nytimes.com/2009/04/04/nyregion/04metjournal.html

Apr 3, 2009 ... In preparation for another season at Coney Island, Reggie Pryor replaced light ... “They're all surprised when I tell them we're still open,” said a ... “Unfortunately, the press did a great job announcing Astroland had closed, ...