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Thrill seekers enjoy a day at Luna Park on its 2014 opening day April 13. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Amusement Parks Go For Another Spin

At Luna Park on Sunday, Italian tycoon Alberto Zamperla christened the first ride on the Cyclone roller coaster by dousing it with the traditional egg cream.

04/13/2014

Michael Moran poses in front of a roller coaster as part of his 100-coaster fundraising effort. (credit: Facebook/Roller Coaster Crawls to End Alzheimer's)

Rochester Man To Reach Milestone In Fundraising Effort On Cyclone Roller Coaster

Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.

08/18/2013

Rendering of new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster. (credit: NYCEDC)

New Roller Coaster Slated To Open On Coney Island

The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

06/11/2013

Luna Park Ribbon-Cutting March 24, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Amusements At Coney Island Open For Season, But Struggle Persists In Neighborhood

A symbolic opening Sunday marked the return of the amusement rides on Coney Island after the damage they suffered from Superstorm Sandy.

03/24/2013

Coney Island Cyclone (credit Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Egg Cream Tradition Continues At Coney Island

With the smash of a bottle of egg cream against the Cyclone, the 2012 season at Coney Island’s Luna Park official began.

04/01/2012

Coney Island opening

Coney Island Opens For Soaking Wet Fans

Coney Island opened up on Saturday for the new season despite the nasty weather.

04/16/2011