Thor Must Go!: Developer That Closed Astroland Now Shutters Own Amusement Park

Grassroots activist group Save Coney Island today blasted developer Thor Equities over its closure Friday of the so-called “Dreamland” amusement park, with the developer citing a rent dispute with its own hand-picked amusement operator. “Dreamland” was Thor’s supposed attempt to fill the void it created in Coney Island when it cruelly forced out Astroland, which […]

The Fight to Save Coney Island Isn’t Over

The City Council may have approved a flawed rezoning plan that threatens to permanently diminish Coney Island’s famed amusement district, but Save Coney Island is not giving up the fight. On August 5 Save Coney Island held its first meeting since the City Council’s vote. It was a great meeting, attended by several dozen enthusiastic […]