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Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Weekend: Fireworks, Magic, A...

There's no shortage of wonders to find in southern Brooklyn this Labor Day weekend. Check out Coney Island's beard and moustache competition, now in its...

Job Alert: Coney Island History Project Seeks Chinese, Turkish & Spanish...

The Coney Island History Project is looking to hire several part-time interviewers for an oral history project focusing on Coney Island, Bensonhurst, and Gravesend. According...

Job Alert: Coney Island History Project Seeks Chinese, Turkish & Spanish...

The Coney Island History Project is looking to hire several part-time interviewers for an oral history project focusing on Coney Island, Bensonhurst, and Gravesend. According to the job...

“The Prince Of Mermaid Avenue” Now Streaming On YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgoxPcz1Il4&noredirect=1 Six years after its release, Charles Denson's award-winning 2009 film "The Prince Of Mermaid Avenue," which documents the daily life of one of the last holdout shops...

Iconic Astroland Rocket Returns To Coney Island

For the first time in five years, the most prominent symbol of Coney Island's Astroland - the amusement park's iconic rocket ship - has returned to...

Iconic Astroland Rocket Returns To Coney Island

For the first time in five years, the most prominent symbol of Coney Island's Astroland - the amusement park's iconic rocket ship - has returned to...

2/17: Coney Island Historian To Present History Of Blacks In Coney’s...

The Coney Island History Project and Urban Neighborhood Services are hosting a slideshow presentation by Charles Denson titled "The History of Coney Island's West End and the Presence...

2/17: Coney Island Historian To Present History Of Blacks In Coney’s...

The Coney Island History Project and Urban Neighborhood Services are hosting a slideshow presentation by Charles Denson titled "The History of Coney Island's West End and the Presence...

Coney Island History Project Remembers The Astrotower In New Video Montage

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5_qDt0FhiE] The Astrotower may be nothing more than a 5-foot stump, but Coney Island lovers will forever remember it as the swaying, 270-foot tower to...

Coney Island Attracting Fancy New Businesses And Chains

After Superstorm Sandy devastated Coney Island, the  effort to rebuild the beachfront and the boardwalk has led to a slew of businesses planting their...

Coney Island Attracting Fancy New Businesses And Chains

After Superstorm Sandy devastated Coney Island, the  effort to rebuild the beachfront and the boardwalk has led to a slew of businesses planting their...

TOMORROW: Live Music, Entertainment & Interactive History At Coney’s 2nd Annual...

It’s time to get your history on and tap into your databank of Coney Island trivia during the Second Annual History Day at Deno’s...

Historic Dreamland Tours: Get Your Freak On!

Once upon a time, long before Thor Equities, the Coney Island Cyclone, and even before Rabbi Abraham Abraham came into the world, there was...

Sheepshead Bites Does a Little Barking…

(Photo courtesy of Coney Island History Project) ...carnival barking, that is. We love to take a bite into a little nostalgia, especially when it involves our...