Coney Island Boardwalk
New York Aquarium
This fun, kid-friendly aquarium offers an opportunity to peek at an ocean’s worth of creatures. The sea lion show is the big draw, which...
Many Coney Island boosters wept (at least on the inside) when this amusement park closed in 2008. Luckily, its most famous ride, the...
The most famous of the amusement parks on Coney Island, Luna Park. Opening in 1903 - a dream world with live camels and elephants,...
This small, family-run hideaway serves up consistently fresh dumplings from a variety of former Soviet Bloc countries. There are pelmeni...
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Coney Island Boardwalk information
Change is on the horizon for Coney Island. At the time of research, a major developer was preparing to start the first phase of a sweeping overhaul of the boardwalk area, but just exactly when it will begin (and how much of the historic area will be included) was still being worked out with the city. Until then, the kitschy and somewhat dissolute charm of Coney Island remains intact, along with the stunning Atlantic views and surrounding Russian community.