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PopUp New York: Coney Island

August 6, 2011 7:00 AM

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Brooklyn’s Coney Island is home to the world-famous boardwalk, amusement park, beaches and more.  Meagan Brauer of PopUp New York brings CBSNewYork along for some warm and exciting summer fun.

The Scream Zone at Luna Park

scream zone PopUp New York: Coney Island

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1000 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
718-373-LUNA
lunaparknyc.com/screamzone.html

The brand-new park features gravity-defying rides such as the slingshot or the Steeple Chase, a new roller coaster that goes from zero to 40 miles per hour in two seconds!

Luna Park

cyclone PopUp New York: Coney Island

(credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

1000 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
718-373-LUNA
lunaparknyc.com

Of course, while at Luna Park, there are classic Coney Island rides to check out such as the Wonder Wheel, the Brooklyn Flyer and the landmark coaster: the Coney Island Cyclone.

The Original Nathan’s Famous

nathans famous PopUp New York: Coney Island

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1310 Surf Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY
718-946-2705
nathansfamous.com
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Stop by the first Nathan’s Famous hot dogs for a bite to eat in Coney Island. Nathan’s is the site of the annual hot dog eating contest—this year’s champion won by eating 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

Coney Island Arcade

coney island arcade PopUp New York: Coney Island

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

30-19 West 12th St.
Coney Island, NY
718-372-8811
coneyislandarcadeusa.com
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A trip to Coney Island wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Coney Island Arcade. Play traditional arcade games, take a picture in a photo booth and—if you’re lucky—win a prize!

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