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Coney Island’s Spookhouse Headed to the Lower East Side this Week

Posted November 3, 2015 at 10:28 am

The allure of Coney Island is making its way toward the Lower East Side, in the form of a tribute to the artistic renaissance hatched in the 1980s and 1990s. The creative institutions we now hold near and dear to our hearts – the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, the Spookhouse and Burlesque – will be featured […]

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Recap: 30th Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island [PHOTOS]

Last modified June 24, 2013 at 10:46 am

Saved from the brink of disaster, the Mermaid Parade returned to Surf Avenue in Coney Island on Saturday for the thirtieth year.

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When the Cyclone Went Backwards with ‘Back-Fire’ [VIDEO]

Last modified May 8, 2013 at 2:55 pm

There was a brief moment in the early 1980s when thrill-seekers could ride the Coney Island Cyclone backwards.

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Recap: 30th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:07 am

On Saturday afternoon, Coney Island welcomed the thirtieth annual Mermaid Parade to its shores.

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Coney Island Memorial Day Visit

Posted May 31, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Coney Island is always a great spectacle to behold, but Memorial Day proved to be even more entertaining.

Where Bowery Is Considered a Street

Last modified July 20, 2009 at 9:55 am

On Saturday afternoon, we ventured out to Coney Island for the ninth annual Siren Festival. We arrived rather late, and only caught a few of the bands on the bill – Raveonettes were by far the most enjoyable. Yet while the event itself was great fun, none of the music was as exhilarating (or terrifying) […]

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