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Food & Drink Coney Cones
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Which novelty gelato flavor would you like to see? Bacon-marshmallow-eggnog? How about pumpkin-cheesecake-funfetti? Coney’s Cones, an artisanal Italian gelato vendor, recently opened a location on the Riegelmann Boardwalk (1023 Boardwalk West) near Luna Park, and for a limited time only, the frozen treat vendor is letting fans dream up their own flavor combinations. As part of Luna Park’s Find Your Flavor…

Police & Fire
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A dead man was found beneath Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk on Saturday, sparking an investigation into his death. The man, who has not been identified, is described as a Hispanic man in his 40s. He was found at approximately 6:15pm near West 25th Street. The Daily News reports that no foul play is suspected, but…

News
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With gorgeous weather slated for the rest of the evening, New Yorkers may be gifted a rare treat thanks to NASA: a first-of-its-kind rocket launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia should be visible just after sunset. The egg-heads down south will be shooting the fiery phallus into space at 6:45pm. Hopefully the sun…

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Coney Island’s traditional Friday night fireworks will kick off for the 2014 season on June 20, just hours before the first day of summer and the Mermaid Parade, Amusing the Zillion reports. The fireworks, sponsored by the Alliance for Coney Island, are free to all, taking place on the beach near West 10th Street and West…

Business
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On the list of things that I’m way too excited about and probably flag me as less than a gentleman, Coney Island’s Beer Island is being resurrected as Margarita Island, Amusing the Zillion reports. For those who don’t know, Beer Island was one of those places that could only emerge in the post-Thor, pre-development purgatory…

Arts & Music
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Dig the scene. A couple of cool daddios parade down the boardwalk on Coney Island, smoking cigs and flashing tattoos, grooving on all the squares terrified over their rock n’ roll attitudes. Yes, that was an incredibly lame description but the picture above, provided on Twitter by the @50sand60s account, is a fascinating glimpse into…

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