Police: Suspect Swiped Purses While Victims Rode Coney Island Roller CoastersPolice on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who has been swiping women’s purses from a storage area, as they ride the roller coasters at Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Cyclone Roller Coaster Repaired After Weekend Debut DebacleOn opening day at the park, the Cyclone stopped dead on the tracks just before the first big drop.
Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of SeasonPhotos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.
Childhood Friends Carve Out A Business From A Halloween TraditionAs professional sculptors, Marc and Chris etch hundreds of pumpkins a season with logos, illusions and portraits—each one more elaborate than the last.
Despite Overcast Conditions, Coney Island Packed With Those Hanging Onto SummerDespite overcast conditions, Coney Island was packed with New Yorkers wanting to hold onto the last bit of summer Saturday.
Wet Weather Puts Small Damper On Memorial Day OutingsConey Island was among the many local beaches and boardwalks that was open for business this Memorial Day Weekend.
Coney Island Ceremony Marks Kickoff Of Summer Season In NYCAt a ceremony Thursday morning, officials announced city beaches will open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Memorial Day weekend.
Coney Island Amusement Parks Go For Another SpinAt 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.
Coney Island's Luna Park To Get New Roller CoasterThe Thunderbolt will take riders on a vertical lift, a 115-foot vertical drop, then a 100-foot vertical loop and five inversions. It will be the first coaster to include a loop since 1910, except for a very short-lived one in the 1980s.
Partial Demolition Of Coney Island Astrotower Set To BeginPart 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.
Parts Of Coney Island's Luna Park Closed Amid Stability Worries At AstrotowerThe 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.
CBSNewYork's Coney Island Getaway GuideDespite the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Luna Park at Coney Island has opened to kick off the 2013 season. With more than three miles of beach, this place is more than just the amusement rides it is most known for.