Coney island boardwalk

While the city framed the decision as a matter of sustainability, local residents likened the move to desecration of a historic site.
Time to update your historic maps: the boardwalk on Coney Island is now a landmark!
"This is not the first time they target him, and he's in a wheelchair."
Change could potentially be afoot for Coney Island's boardwalk, if rumors that it may soon be bought by private interests turn out to be true.
Despite a small but impassioned opposition, the Bloomberg-appointed Public Design Commission yesterday approved a plan to turn part of the famous Coney Island boardwalk into a mix of plastic and concrete.
Last year, the city announced plans to massively renovate the Coney Island Boardwalk, and began replacing the classic wood planks on Riegelmann Boardwalk with slabs of concrete...which are already starting to crack.
Funnel cake tastes the same on concrete as it does on wood.
adam lerner's flickr Last year, because of years of damage and
John Del Signore/Gothamist The eight businesses on the Coney Island boardwalk
John Del Signore/Gothamist Eight mom-and-pop businesses were expected to appear in
Ruby's Bar and Grill and seven other Coney Island businesses are
Dan Myers/Gothamist A compromise is being floated that would relocate quintessential
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