Tag Archives: Coney Island

Meeting Explores Sustainable Alternatives to New York City’s Proposal for a Concrete Coney Island Boardwalk

A walk down the historic Riegelmann Boardwalk in Coney Island makes it clear that beauty can be lost with age.  Planks are missing, loose nails are exposed, and for several years now people have been filing lawsuits against the city … Continue reading

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Goodbye Ruby’s Bar and Grill, Coney Island – “Still I’m Gonna Miss You”

Citywide, gentrification is becoming a dirty word. From Harlem to Coney Island, long-time residents feel they are being rubbed out by higher rents and new business developments. For the past couple of weeks, folks have been savoring the last of … Continue reading

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Shoot the Freak? Not Anymore

Coney Island often seems like a planet all its own. Unfortunately that planet isn’t immune to the real estate politics of New York City. This week it was announced that nine businesses on the Coney Island Boardwalk would have to … Continue reading

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