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State Senator Carl Kruger is attempting to prod the mayor to step in and protect Coney Island’s boardwalk businesses, which are being kicked out by the new amusement operator, Zamperla USA. New York Post reports: State Sen. Carl Kruger – a longtime critic of the Bloomberg administration’s plans to revive Coney Island – was back…


by Ryan Maye Handy A crowd of Coney Island locals gathered on the boardwalk this Saturday to say goodbye to an old friend. After 76 years, Ruby’s Bar and Grill, the boardwalk bar known for its vintage photograph-covered walls and classic jukebox, was closing for good. Every October, Ruby’s Bar and Grill shuts down after…


You’ve probably already heard about the odious decision to show the door to all but two of Coney Island’s boardwalk businesses. Zamperla, the Italian company that leases city properly and runs Luna Park, is single-handedly re-branding Coney Island with more upscale fare. But the businesses are not going down without a fight. Several got together…