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10 Things You Should Know About The New Thunderbolt Roller Coaster

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The new Thunderbolt roller coaster is finally here. Before strapping in, read these ten fun facts about how this $9 million, 100% steel roller coaster came to be.

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NYCEDC And Central Amusement International Break Ground on New Thunderbolt Roller Coaster in Coney Island

NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball and Central Amusement International President Valerio Ferrari today broke ground on the Thunderbolt, Coney Island’s first custom roller coaster since the Cyclone was built in 1927.

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Coney Island Creek

The Coney Island Creek Tidal Barrier and Wetlands Feasibility Study is a critical component to resiliency planning for the communities around Coney Island Creek. This study would investigate hydrological management strategies that would prevent and mitigate upland flooding, improve waterfront open space, strengthen neighborhood connections, enhance infrastructure, and provide opportunity for economic development around the Creek.

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Coney Island Flicks on the Beach Presents Men in Black III

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Join us on the beach for a screening of "Men in Black III". Flicks on the Beach is presented by Alliance for Coney Island, Rooftop Films and NYC & Co.

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Coney Island Flicks on the Beach

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Check out coneyislandfunguide.com for information on events happening all summer long.

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Thunderbolt Coaster

A new major roller coaster, “Thunderbolt”, will be built at Coney Island and open for next year’s summer season.

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Coney Island Comeback

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The Coney Island community sustained enormous damage from Hurricane Sandy, but after months of diligent work, the businesses of America’s original amusement district will open this weekend for business.

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Coney Island Children's Halloween Parade

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Boo! The Children's Halloween Parade is here! Join us this Saturday for the 3rd Annual Coney Island Children's Halloween Parade at America's Playground, the one and only Coney.

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NYCEDC Seeks Developer For New Amusements in Coney Island

NYCEDC today announced the release of an RFP seeking the development and operation of amusement rides, game booths or other entertainment attractions at a vacant site located along W15th Street, between the boardwalk and Surf Avenue, in Coney Island.

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