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"The scariest thing:" Riders helped down after Coney Island coaster gets stuck on its track

(CNN) — Riders on a New York roller coaster took the long way down Sunday after Coney Island’s historic Cyclone got stuck in its track on opening day. 239 more words

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Cyclone breaks down at top of ride, forcing riders to walk down

NEW YORK- On the first day of the season Luna Parks most popular roller coaster at Coney Island comes to a halt.

According to our sister station WPIX, All riders were forced to walk down treacherous steps after the first glitch the Cyclone experienced in its 88 year history. 24 more words

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Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Coney Island reopened Sunday, but the Cyclone wasn’t quite ready for the season.

In its first public ride of the year, the 88-year-old thrill ride got stuck about 10 feet from the top. 499 more words

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Cyclone breaks down at top of ride, forcing riders to climb down

(CNN) — Riders on a New York roller coaster took the long way down Sunday after Coney Island’s historic Cyclone got stuck in its track on opening day. 421 more words

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VALENTINO SHOE REPAIR 1987

If you look closely you can see Mr. Valentino at work…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt Weber

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The World Of Holograms: A Proper Introduction

The World Of Holograms arrived in Scarborough in 1985 – the same year in which Kinderland opened. Only one year earlier Scarborough Zoo had been rebranded as… 498 more words

TILTED: A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE

A PHOTO A WEEK: TILTED

Coney Island, from 7 years ago, before it was completely redone.

Tilted, which suits this wonderful old boardwalk, beach, and midway.

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