Coney’s 2009 Season Officially Opens! NEWS FLASH! Ringling Bros. Boom-A-Ring Circus to Join in for Summer Fun!!! (Updated 6/22)

April 9, 2009

Yes folks, Coney Island is alive and kicking.  A bit different than last season, but there are many of the old favorites ready for the new season.  My favorite spot on the Boardwalk, Ruby’s Bar & Grill will be open Easter Sunday (yeah!), another fave is Eldorado Bumper Cars (bump yer ass off!), of course, stop at Nathan’s for a Dog & Fries and ride the Cyclone.  THIS JUST IN… RINGLING BROS. “BOOM-A-RING” CIRCUS WILL BE SPENDING THE SUMMER IN CONEY ISLAND.  VISIT THE LINK FOR MORE INFO.  SURE TO BE A GREAT TIME FOR ALL!

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2009 Inaugural Ride (image: Pablo57 (c)




What is open this season?  Plenty!

Ruby’s Bar & Grill —

The Coney Island Sideshow, Museum & Mermaid Parade

The Cyclone Roller Coaster

The Coney Island History Project — 

The Wonder Wheel and Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park

Eldorado Bumper Cars & Arcade

McCullough’s Kiddie Park (Bowery & 12th St)

Polar Express ride & 12th St Amusements

Coney Island Arcade & games (Bowery)

Lola Staar’s Boutique (Stillwell Station)

Lola Staar’s Dreamland Roller Rink, on the Boardwalk  —

Coney Island Beach Shop (Stillwell Ave and a new location in Stillwell station)

Denny’s Ice Cream

William’s Candies

Nathan’s & 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest

The New York Aquarium

Beach & Boardwalk

The Cyclones Baseball in Keyspan Park

Free Summer Concerts at Seaside Park

Surf and Turf Grill

Peggy O’Neill’s

and all the neighborhood small businesses.

So, come back as often as you can!  Good to have you!  Oh, BTW, ConeyIslandPlaygroundoftheWorld Blog has passed it’s 2000th hit mark!  Thanks to everyone who has been checking it out!  Tell yer’ friends!



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