But while one store owner warns of a repeat of the 2011 eviction saga, the neighboring small businesses say things are different this time around.
Brooklyn's rapidly gentrifying Coney Island will get a new neighbor this summer when Park Slope's Zito's Sandwich Shoppe opens an outpost near the boardwalk.
Zamperla finally stops comparing Coney to Miami Beach, and more details emerge about the beloved breakfast institution's big expansion to the boardwalk.
The Prospect Heights institution is branching out for the first time in their 70-year history.
In a dramatic twist in the endless saga of the Coney Island boardwalk, two longstanding Mom & Pop enterprises are being offered long term leases by the same company that tried to drive them out.
Within a matter of weeks, beloved Coney Island dive Ruby's Old Tyme Bar and Grill will be closed forever.
A photographer says that security at the Coney Island Scream Zone—which is located on city-owned land—told him he couldn't take photos.
On a weekend that in previous years would have drawn thousands of rock fans to Coney Island for the Siren Festival [RIP], the Times glances at the changes coming at the end of this summer.
After forcing out eight longstanding local establishments on the Boardwalk, the international amusement giant Zamperla has enlisted the services of Michele Merlo, a food and beverage guy who comes to us from Miami's Pelican Hotel.
"Mayor Bloomberg with Kids" (Courtesy NYCEDC's Flickr) After opening yesterday for
Mayor Bloomberg and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz flip the switch
Could this soon be the TRUMP Cyclone? (kerfuffle & zeitgeist's flickr)
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