Luna Park has reopened after a morning of construction sparked by the swaying Astrotower observation tower.
Joey Chestnut and Sonya Thomas have defended their titles and are once again walking away as hot dog eating champions.
About 40,000 people gathered to watch the annual hot dog eating extravaganza at Coney Island on Thursday. TV 10-55′s Alex Denis was there.
Part of the iconic Astrotower at Coney Island will have to be demolished, after concerns about the tower’s structural stability prompted a shutdown of several amusements on the Brooklyn peninsula.
Reigning Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Looks To Break Own World Record In Annual July 4 Contest
Weighing in at 210 pounds, six-time champion Joey Chestnut said he wants to down 70 hot dogs at the annual Coney Island event.
The area around the iconic Astrotower on Coney Island was to remain closed until further notice, after the tower appeared to be swaying in the wind more than usual Tuesday.
The annual Mermaid Parade stepped off on Coney Island Saturday – after organizers saved the event from the threat of being canceled.
The weather Saturday was perfect for a summer kickoff, and nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy, this season has very special meaning.
Some neighbors on Coney Island would like to see a ferry connecting the Brooklyn peninsula to Manhattan, but a plan by the city could ensure that it never happens.
As many as 750,000 people are expected to attend the event which will feature Judah Freidlander from “30 Rock” as King Neptune and Carole Radziwell from the “Real Housewives of New York” as Queen Mermaid.
The Brooklyn Cyclones have begun a new chapter on a new turf field on Coney Island, in a major symbol of revival from Superstorm Sandy.
Restaurants often install aquariums as an aesthetic expression of beauty and serenity, but last week, the fish tank at the new Applebee’s on Coney Island was anything but.
Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.
The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
According to police, the suspect, who was caught on surveillance camera, followed his 65-year-old victim off the elevator in the building at 2930 W. 30th Street around 4 p.m. last Thursday.