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Threatened Coney Island Boardwalk Businesses Get a New Lease on Life — Except One

City officials use 10-year amusement park extension to leverage lower proposed rents for Luna Park tenants who’d faced steep hikes and barely weathered the pandemic. But longtime fixture Lola Star could be out of the Brooklyn destination.

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Old Coney Island Amusements Set to Whirl Again Even as New Rides Remain Beached

Crowds are expected Friday when Coney Island’s world-famous rides reopen after a year lost to the pandemic. But notably missing from the People’s Playground are several attractions scheduled for completion long ago.

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Coney Island Businesses Plead for a Lifesaver to Survive Extended Shutdown

Slammed by coronavirus shutdown orders, the folks who make the seaside Brooklyn amusement mecca run say rent breaks and loans may be their best hopes.

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City Hall’s Protected Bike Lane ‘Green Wave’ Pedals Past Local Foes

A Brooklyn community board unanimously rejected City Hall’s plans for a new bike lane on Shore Parkway. But that didn’t stop transportation officials.

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Coney Island Subway Station Buckles Up for a New Ride

The MTA taps the Luna Park team for an arcade, bar and restaurant complex in the Stillwell Ave. terminal, near the beach, rides and Nathan’s Famous.


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