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Coney Island as seen from the Wonder Wheel (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Coney Island

The Wonder Wheel has been an institution for as long as skyscrapers have been part of New York’s skyline.


A reveler at the 2008 Coney Island Mermaid Parade (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Coney Island Gets Ready For 31st Annual Mermaid Parade

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.


Mermaid Parade sign on Coney Island - May 31, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Coney Island Mermaid Parade Will Happen This Year

Organizers of the Brooklyn event raised the money they needed to hold this year’s event on June 22.


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Coney Island ‘Freak’ Show Opens On Saturday

It’s being billed as a ten day gathering of the strange, the weird, the odd and the unusual.