Coney Island
Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination on the Atlantic Ocean in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. The site ...
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Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs At Nathan's Famous Eating Contest
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Fa...
6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut To Become Hot Dog Eating Champ
Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world on Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid ...
The Cyclone Just Broke On Coney Island's Opening Day
Today is Opening Day at Coney Island, and the first 100 to show up this morning were treated with a free ticket to ride the historic Cyclone roller coaster. Except the wooden coaster, which first open...
Luna Park, Coney Island
Luna Park was an amusement park in Coney Island, Brooklyn in New York City that opened in 1903. It was located on the north side of Surf Avenue on a site between 8th street, 12th street and Neptune Av...
Luna Park, Coney Island - Wikipedia
Dreamland (amusement park)
Dreamland was an ambitious amusement park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City from 1903 to 1911. It contained primarily freak shows.
The park’s founder was William H. Reynolds, a state senat...
Dreamland (amusement park) - Wikipedia
Steeplechase Park
Steeplechase Park was an amusement park in the Coney Island area of Brooklyn, New York from 1897 to 1964. It was one of the leading attractions of its day and is considered one of the most influential...
Steeplechase Park - Wikipedia
Coney Island Development
Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination on the Atlantic Ocean in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. The site ...
Coney Island Development - Wikipedia
Transportation to Coney Island
Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination on the Atlantic Ocean in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. The site ...
Transportation to Coney Island - Wikipedia
Coney Island in popular culture
Coney Island has been featured in films, television shows, cartoons, and theatrical plays.
Coney Island in popular culture - Wikipedia
Brighton Beach
Brighton Beach is an oceanside neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, along the Coney Island peninsula. As of 2007, it has a population of 75,692 with a total o...
Brighton Beach - Wikipedia
Joey Chestnut Eats Record-Breaking 70 Hot Dogs At Nathan's Famous Eating Contest
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Fa...
Coney Island Mermaid Parade
The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is a parade that celebrates the beginning of the summer season (late June) in Coney Island, New York.
The Mermaid Parade is held in celebration of the beginning of...
Coney Island Mermaid Parade - Wikipedia
Coney Island Polar Bear Club
The Coney Island Polar Bear Club is the oldest winter bathing organization in the United States, whose members regularly take polar bear plunges in the winters. The club was founded by famed health a...
Coney Island Polar Bear Club - Wikipedia
6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Parachute Jump
The Parachute Jump is a defunct amusement ride in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, whose iconic open-frame steel structure remains a Brooklyn landmark. 250 feet (76 m) tall and weighing 170 ...
Parachute Jump - Wikipedia
Sheepshead Bay Maritime Service Training Station
The United States Maritime Service Training Station at Sheepshead Bay was opened on September 1, 1942. It closed on February 28, 1954.The station was the largest maritime training station during Wo...
Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut To Become Hot Dog Eating Champ
Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world on Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid ...
The Cyclone Just Broke On Coney Island's Opening Day
Today is Opening Day at Coney Island, and the first 100 to show up this morning were treated with a free ticket to ride the historic Cyclone roller coaster. Except the wooden coaster, which first open...
Coney Island Yard Electric Motor Repair Shop
Coney Island Yard Electric Motor Repair Shop is a historic motor repair shop for subway trains located at the Coney Island Complex in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It was built between 1...
Coney Island Yard Electric Motor Repair Shop - Wikipedia
Culver Depot
Culver Depot or Culver Terminal was a railroad terminal on Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, United States, located on the northern side of Surf Avenue near West 5th Street.The depot was built c....
Culver Depot - Wikipedia
Gravesend Race Track
Gravesend Race Track at Gravesend on Coney Island, New York was a Thoroughbred horse racing facility built by the Brooklyn Jockey Club as a result of the backing of the wealthy racing stable owners, t...
Gravesend Race Track - Wikipedia
Brooklyn Cyclones
The Brooklyn Cyclones are a minor league baseball team in the Short-Season A classification New York–Penn League, affiliated with the New York Mets. The Cyclones play at MCU Park just off the Coney Is...
Brooklyn Cyclones - Wikipedia
Debbie Goad
Debra "Debbie" Goad (February 13, 1954 – July 20, 2000) was an American journalist and assistant editor of the magazine ANSWER Me!.
She was born as Debra Susan Rosalie in Brooklyn, New York. Her h...
Brighton Beach Race Course
The Brighton Beach Race Course was an American Thoroughbred horse racing facility opened at Brighton Beach, Coney Island, New York on June 28, 1879 by the Brighton Beach Racing Association. Headed by ...
Brighton Beach Race Course - Wikipedia
Big Daddy's Restaurants
Big Daddy's Restaurants were a chain of restaurants located in New York, Florida and the Bahamas, local landmarks in Brooklyn and competitor to the better-known Nathan's Famous also in Coney Island. ...
New York Aquarium
The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States, having opened in Castle Garden in Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896. Since 1957, it has been located on the board...
New York Aquarium - Wikipedia
Nathan's Famous
Nathan's Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATH) is an American company that operates a chain of fast food restaurants specializing in hot dogs. The original Nathan's restaurant stands at the corner of Surf ...
Nathan's Famous - Wikipedia