It’s a Coney Island New Year!

Come to Coney Island on New Year’s Day for a protest and a swim. Starting at 10:30 am, folks will gather by Ruby’s to protest the eviction of eight of the Boardwalk businesses. Once you’ve worked yourself into a state of agitation, cool yourself down in the water at the annual Polar Bear New Year’s […]

Save Coney Island’s 2010 Recap

As the end of the year approaches and everyone is still in the spirit of giving thanks, we wanted to thank you for your support over the past year.  The summer of 2010 was a critical season for Coney Island, with many twists and turns.  From the successful season of the new Luna Park, to […]

Second Siren Screen Series a Success

A lot of fun was had by all and a bunch of Coney Island films were enjoyed at the second Siren Screen Series on December 9th at the Black Horse Pub in Brooklyn. If you couldn’t make it, check out the pictures below to see images from the event. Many thanks to Johnny Salvatore for […]

Shore Theater Landmarked

The fight to protect Coney Island’s endangered historic fabric yielded an important victory Tuesday when the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to landmark the historic Shore Theater. The landmarking of the Shore Theater’s exterior is a positive development at a time when many of Coney Island’s historic structures are being demolished. The Shore Theater, if restored […]

In Remembrance of the Bank of Coney Island

We are saddened to report that Thor reduced the beautiful and historic Bank of Coney Island building to rubble last week. The 1923 classical revival structure had survived for nearly nine decades, testimony to the past strength of the Coney Island business community. We feel that this is both an unfortunate loss to Coney Island; […]


Come to the second annual Siren Screen Series!  This film series was designed by our friend, director Johnny Salvatore to promote local filmmakers and Coney Island while also raising money for our cause. This year, the Siren Screen Series will be MC’d by actress Molly Ryman, who recently starred in the independent features “…Around” and […]