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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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