The Cyclone. Nathan's Hotdogs. The Wonder Wheel. The Parachute Jump. The boardwalk. Ruby's Bar and Grill. Sideshows by the Seashore. The Mermaid Parade. An iconic amusement area filled with iconic entertainments, Coney Island has been threatened in recent years with closure. A few spots have been given landmark status, a few have been given reprieve through 2011, and a few already moved on.
This isn't so much a grand tale about Coney Island; rather the concept that every snippet, every scene, every photograph of Coney Island contains a small story worth sharing.