Go Country for Coney this Saturday!

“Gone Country for Coney”, a benefit for Save Coney Island, is galloping towards Brooklyn this Saturday, January 30th.  Jump on the bandwagon!  Join us in DUMBO at Galapagos Art Space for an all-day country/bluegrass Jamboree! Five bands of the city’s best pickers and plunkers starting at 3:00 pm and going until 9:30 pm. Animal Pharm […]

Great Turnout for Community Meeting

More than 50 Coney Island community members gathered on Thursday January 21 for a meeting hosted by grassroots activist group Save Coney Island. At the meeting, which took place at St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Coney Island, Save Coney Island activists updated attendees on the group’s efforts to restore Coney Island as the world’s […]

Save Coney Island Congratulates City on Finding Amusement Operator, Calls for More Land for Amusements

Grassroots activist group Save Coney Island today congratulated the Bloomberg administration on finding an amusement operator for Coney Island ahead of the summer season. NY1 reported today that the city has selected ride manufacturer Zamperla USA as Coney Island’s new amusement park operator. Other companies, including Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Steel Pier, had […]

Strategy Meeting on Jan. 21st in Coney Island

Thursday, January 21st at 7:30 pm we are having our next strategy meeting in Coney Island.  We will be discussing the latest on our efforts to landmark key historic buildings; our campaign to prevent the permanent reduction of the size of the amusement area; the different initiatives underway to bring bring back amusements for a […]