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Coney Island 2015: Wahlburgers Signage Goes Up at Thor's Retail Building

The location of the Wahlburgers celebrity burger franchise opening in Coney Island was publicly revealed for the first time today when signage went up on Thor Equities’ retail building. 336 more words

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Look Back: Astroland's Very Last Day, January 31, 2009

This set of photos was taken five years ago– January 31, 2009–on Astroland’s very last day. It was as bitter cold as it is today. In the months after the park closed in September 2008, the rides and games were dismantled and trucked away. 713 more words

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New book alert... "Coney Island, Visions of an American Dreamland"


Coney Island, Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008, “Edited by Robin Jaffee Frank; With contributions by Charles Denson, Josh Glick, John F. Kasson, and Charles Musser,” 2015… 74 more words

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Weegee's Coney Colored by Red...


“Weegee 1940, by Red Grooms”

Image from the Guardian website…

An article about the exhibition: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008
At the Wadsworth Atheneum

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8 Awesome Things Happening in Hartford This Weekend

After Tuesday’s Nor’easter and the impending snowstorm of doom on Monday, we’re overdue for some arts entertainment this weekend. Luckily, there’s a lot to choose from starting with the opening of the Coney Island exhibit in the new renovated galleries at the Wadsworth Atheneum on Saturday (members get a first look Friday night) for some much needed theme park nostalgia. 616 more words

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Coney Island Historical Map YouTube video

Hey everyone, check out this Youtube video we have in our collection that examines and explores a vintage map of Coney Island NY. The map is a birds-eye map in which we get to see a 3d perspective of the Coney Island area. 16 more words

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Art of the Day: Takahiro Iwasaki's Miniature Coney Island at Asia Society

The 150-foot tall steel Wonder Wheel inspired Takahiro Iwasaki’s ethereal ten-inch tall sculpture made of fibers pulled from the beach towels on which it is perched! 201 more words

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