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Events Photo via Trapeze School New York
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Luna Park’s skydiving ride, Boardwalk Flight, may have been dismantled, but we will soon be able to fly across Coney Island once again. Trapeze School New York will be joining Coney Art Walls and Smorgasburg in Coney Island this weekend, Thor Equities has announced. The world-class flying trapeze and aerial arts school will be open seven days…

Arts & Culture Source: SG Blocks
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Foodies flocked to Smorgasburg’s first ever Coney Island outpost this weekend, only to find that the grub was being served out of industrial-sized truck containers. SG Blocks, a designer of container-based structures, sent us some cool photos of their recently completed and installed units at the hipster food extravaganza. The company built 14 modern, colorful shipping containers designed to function as booths…

Business 1320 Bowery Street (Source: Google Maps)
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The four-year-old food-focused spinoff of Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg, is coming to Coney Island this summer. Commercial Observer reports that Thor Equities is bringing the weekend festival of food carts to the lot near 1320 Bowery Street, which itself will be home to a new street art installation called Coney Art Walls, curated by Jeffrey Deitch. For…

News & Features
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Thor Equities, the global urban real estate developer, has announced plans to rent parcels at reduced rates in its new building at the corner of Surf Avenue and Stillwell Avenue in an effort to encourage the growth of local small businesses in the area, according to a press release. “Coney Island’s popularity has reached record…

Real Estate
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Our sister site Bensonhurst Bean has updated its story on Brooklyn Bay Center, a planned Thor Equities development at 1752 Shore Parkway that will have BJ’s as its primary tenant. The development has received approval from the City Council, following positive recommendations from Community Board 11 and the Brooklyn Borough President. Though the project may…

Real Estate
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Borough President Marty Markowitz gave the green-light to Thor Equities’ plans to build a shopping center near Ceasar’s Bay that would include a BJ’s Wholesale Club, but not without some caveats – the famously food-friendly beep is demanding a classy waterfront restaurant be among the complex’s four tenants. But with a notably toothless approval/recommendation process,…

Real Estate
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Our little sister site has nabbed its first scoop! Bensonhurst Bean is reporting that Thor Equities – the developer behind much of Coney Island’s interim destruction – is a stone’s throw away from receiving the green light to build a BJ’s Wholesale Club along the Bensonhurst-Bath Beach waterfront. Thor’s plan calls for a two-story 214,000-square-foot retail…

News & Features
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By Howard Simon PEOPLE OF EARTH! Aliens are here, at Coney Island, and there are people shooting them! No, we’re not talking about early arrivals for The Mermaid Parade, but the ones coming from Hollywood. Not to worry, though, because those Men In Black will be here to protect it, with the man who makes…

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