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  HHC - Coney Island Hospital
Coney Island is the first HHC hospital to house a mosque and to serve halal food.
Coney Island Hospital is proud of its centers of excellence, which include Adolescent Medicine, Urology, Cardiology and Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Coney Island Hospital is rated among the finest Ambulatory Surgery facilities in the metropolitan area.
www.nyc.gov /html/hhc/html/facilities/coneyisland.shtml   (718 words)

 Coney Island
Coney Island was one of the world's most popular amusement parks for a century, and it still goes strong today though the twists and turns of fate have retailored her course – and sorely tested her resolve – over the years.
Cincinnati businessman Ron Walker purchased Coney Island in 1991 and, today, under the ownership of the Walker family, Coney Island once again is thriving, and Lake Como, Sunlite Pool, Moonlite Gardens and the picnic shelters are constant reminders of the great park of the past.
Coney Island is a state of mind – a feeling of relaxing and sharing with friends and family on a long summer's day, a place where grandparents can share memories with grandchildren.
www.appalachianfestival.org /05heritage/oldconey.html   (2647 words)

 Coney Island (restaurant) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Coney Island is a type of restaurant popular in the Midwestern United States, particularly in the area surrounding Detroit, Michigan, as well as the name for the chili dog after which the restaurant was named.
The main dish is a Coney Island hot dog, more specifically, a hot dog made from pork with casing, all meat, high fat chili (no beans), diced yellow onion and yellow mustard.
Unlike the Coney Island restaurants in Detroit, though, the Texas Hot is not the dominant menu item in a Buffalo Greek diner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coney_Island_(restaurant)   (527 words)

 Coney Island segregation ended 40 years ago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It was a struggle that took place in the street and at the gates to the park, in acts of civil disobedience, in the courts, in the chambers of City Hall.
What happened at Coney Island is part of the tapestry of race relations that began fraying just six years later with the riots in Avondale — first in 1967, again in 1968 — and the riots of last month.
Coney Island was a touchstone, a place that presented itself as a symbol for all that was wholesome and family-oriented about Cincinnati.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2001/05/27/loc_coney_island.html   (1409 words)

 Coney Island: Brooklyn's Playground by the Sea
At 150 feet, the Wonder Wheel is the world’s tallest Ferris wheel and the centerpiece of the Coney Island amusement area.
Coney Island’s Eldorado Disco Bumper Cars are the perfect way to vent your frustrations.
Other rides and attractions, some of which operate independently of Coney’s two major amusement parks include carousels, a water flume, spook houses, go karts, batting ranges, BB gun shooting galleries and a variety of carnival games where guys still win kewpie dolls for their sweethearts.
pages.prodigy.net /mlemus/coney/coney2.htm   (1088 words)

 Coney Island USA Events-Tourist Information
Coney Island is a New York City neighborhood that features an amusement area that includes 35 or more separate rides and attractions; it's not a centrally managed amusement park like Disneyland or Six Flags.
The Coney Island Museum is also open on Saturdays and Sundays, from noon to 5 PM all year round.
Coney Island is the birthplace of the hot-dog, and there is no shortage of places to eat here.
www.coneyislandusa.com /tourism.shtml   (583 words)

 Coney Island Portal @ ConeyIslands.com (Coney Islands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coney Island is a peninsula (and formerly an island) located in southernmost Brooklyn, New York City, USA, with a famous beach lying on the Atlantic Ocean.
Geographically, Coney Island is the westernmost of the barrier islands of Long Island, about four miles long and one-half mile wide.
It was formerly an actual island, separated from the main part of Brooklyn by Coney Island Creek, part of which was little more than tidal flats.
www.coneyislands.com   (904 words)

 Coney Island Photos and Photography - Northstar Gallery
The Northstar Coney Island Photo Galleries explore the nature and historical role played by Coney Island in a wondrous celebration of diversity and all that is different and strange.
The "The Soul of Coney Island" a one man show by the artist was presented at the Morrison Gallery at Penn State Capital Campus.
The Northstar Coney Island Galleries are one of the major internet resources on Coney Island, mermaids, Coney Island in art, Coney Island in poetry, Coney Island history and the role of Coney Island in American culture.
northstargallery.com /pages/Coneyindex01.htm   (433 words)

 American Coney Island
The American Coney Island is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, businesses in the downtown area (and perhaps in the entire city of Detroit) that is family-owned and operated.
The American Coney Island was founded in 1917 by Constantine "Gust" Keros, who immigrated to Detroit from Greece in 1903.
One of the reasons for the great popularity of the American's Coney Islands is the high-quality, specially-seasoned, natural casing hot dogs that have always been served at the American.
www.americanconeyisland.com /history.htm   (953 words)

 Coney Island Voices
A Coney Island Memory Booth will be stationed at the library to record the Coney Island memories of visitors.
The Coney Island Development Corporation has commissioned the CIHP to create an exhibition of Coney banners in the new Stillwell Avenue Terminal.
An exhibit of historical Coney Island photographs is displayed on the booth.
www.coneyislandvoices.org /index.php?globalnav=events   (222 words)

 Coney Island Voices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Coney Island History Project is an exciting new not-for-profit organization that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past and to encourage appreciation of the Coney Island neighborhood of today.
Our public programs began in 2005 with the opening of the Coney Island Hall of Fame, an exhibit that honors influential figures in history, and Coney Island Voices, an oral history archive that preserves the stories and memories of people who visited or lived and worked in Brooklyn's famous playground.
The Coney Island History Project was founded by Carol and Jerry Albert, the owners and operators of Astroland Park and the Cyclone roller coaster.
www.coneyislandvoices.org   (220 words)

 Amazon.com: Coney Island: Books: Harvey Stein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Veteran photographer Harvey Stein sees Coney Island, New York, as an "oasis of decay, funkiness, hope and joy, uninhibited behavior, and visual stimulation." After an initial enchanting visit to the island as an adolescent, Stein has returned there countless times with his camera.
For this book of photographs, he turns his lens on Coney Island's amusements--the neon-ringed Wonder Wheel and famous Cyclone roller coaster--and the boardwalk, where lovers cavort and an elderly man leans against a graffiti-littered wall, holding a reflector under his chin to catch the sun's rays.
There is a time line in the front of the book that documents fascinating trivia about Coney Island such as the date of the frankfurter debut and the opening of its first roller coaster, but the photos are the star attractions.
www.amazon.com /Coney-Island-Harvey-Stein/dp/0393317870   (1699 words)

 Welcome to ConeyIsland.com!
We are Coney Island's resident not-for-profit arts organization.
Come out and support Coney Island USA by bidding on Coney Island art, products and ephemera while mixing and mingling with some of your favorite Coney Island USA personalities.
Coney Island USA has teamed up with PODgallery.com to offer a selection of images from the museum collection as fine art prints.
www.coneyisland.com   (369 words)

 The American Experience | Coney Island | The Film & More
Coney Island is the story of a tiny spit of land at the foot of Brooklyn that at the turn of the century became the most extravagant playground in the country.
In scale, in variety, in sheer inventiveness, Coney Island was unlike anything anyone had ever seen, and sooner or later everyone came to see it.
"Coney," one man said in 1904, "is the most bewilderingly up-to-date place of amusement in the world." Coney Island is a lively and absorbing portrait of the extraordinary amusement empire that astonished, delighted and shocked the nation -- and took Americans from the Victorian age into the modern world.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/coney/filmmore/index.html   (211 words)

 KQED Food Blog: Bay Area Bites: NYC: Coney Island!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Coney Island is the only place I have ever been able to find pistachio soft serve.
I always stop at the Coney Island Museum as I was, for many years, a proud Coney-O-Phile, and as well a dedicated Mermaid Day Parade goer, sponsored by the Coney Island Hysterical Society.
With a new Coney Island revitalization on the horizon, the hope is that those of us who feel strongly about keeping intact the soul of this quirky place will support the cause.
www.kqed.org /weblog/food/2006/07/nyc-coney-island.jsp   (964 words)

 The Brooklyn Rail - Coney Island Revival
Private development won’t begin in Coney Island until well after the city-appointed consulting firm hands in its zoning assessment—and that won’t happen for at least a year.
At the time, his insistence that new residents might find Coney’s color and chaos inhospitable was a plea for survival, but it can also be read as a solid defense of what has defined Coney Island for a century.
In Coney Island, the success and prevalence of arts initiatives has brought a blend of yuppies and countercultural revelers to converge on the salty boardwalk.
www.brooklynrail.org /2006-06/local/coney-island-revival   (1642 words)

 Fancy Mag
In Detroit, where we call soda "pop," we call our chili-dogs "Coney Islands." Throughout the city there are hundreds of Greek owned restaurants serving up these hot dogs covered in chili sauce and raw onions named Coney Island.
The competition between Lafayette Coney Island and American Coney Island is fierce and there isn't a Detroiter who hasn't had to pledge allegiance to one shop or the other.
Seeking devotees of American Coney Island to offer a rebuttal or anyone with comments on Coney Dog culture to email me at daniel@fancymag.com.
www.fancymag.com /hotdoglove.html   (775 words)

 Coney Island Links
Coney Island History Articles The best collection of historical Coney Island material on the web.
Adam Sandy's Coney Island Pages are also a fine source of historical material.
Al Flosso- The Coney Island Fakir All about one of the greatest comedic magicians of the century.
www.coneyislandusa.com /links.shtml   (789 words)

 Coney Island of Scranton
There's only one Original Coney Island of Scranton and we're the one.
We make the most mouth-watering Texas Wieners in Scranton, PA. In fact, the Original Coney Island of Scranton's hot dogs are the finest tasting Texas Wieners in the world.
We've been located in the same location for the last 83 years, in the basement of our historic building on the hill by the bridge.
www.coneyislandofscranton.com /index.html   (130 words)

 Coney Island Babies 2 piece Musical duo playing music for boomers , 50's & Sixties music, Oldies, Doo wop
Coney Island Babies 2 piece Musical duo playing music for boomers, 50's & Sixties music, Oldies, Doo wop
Coney Island Baby, playing music from the 50's, 60's 70' and todays songs for an adult audience.
Bruce began his musical career as a trumpet player in the school band.
www.coneyislandbabies.com   (862 words)

 NYC Coney Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Old postcards of Coney Island almost always picture Surf Avenue festooned with patriotic bunting and the Boardwalk full of a hundred or more rolling chairs on an average summer day.
Those Coney Island parades, significant New York City celebrations for the working class and those new to America, stopped only because of lost funding and organization as the traditional amusements started to close.
We believe Coney Island remains a popular, potent area blessed with the Atlantic Ocean, beach, boardwalk and most of all, a spirit to provide millions with mass culture described in local jargon as " having the sand in your shoes"!
www.photoarts.com /cooper/mermaid1/mermaid.html   (338 words)

 Kesl's Coney Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Touting a menu filled with everything from salads and omelets to open-faced English muffins and tofu burgers, Coney Island has something for everyone.
When you dig in to your hot dog, you may be surprised that while it tastes like the "dog" you remember eating on the boardwalk, this one is actually made of tofu or carrots.
When dining at Coney Island, the friendly environment often lends itself to health-conscious conversations.
www.afn.org /~links/unionst/kesl   (229 words)

 Coney Island - Moviefone
Coney Island - Movie List Jeffrey Stanton discusses the film in the context of other films set in Coney Island, especially those featuring amusement attractions.
Coney Island movie posters and memorabilia at MovieGoods Coney Island movie posters and other memorabilia - buy from MovieGoods.
Coney Island - Cast & Crew, movie showtimes, plot, synopsis, exclusive features, trailers, clips, theater listings, reviews, message boards, dvd, videos, rentals and more on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /movie/coney-island/1192474/main   (123 words)

 Coney Island Film Festival - October 6 - October 8, 2006
Purchase the 2004 Coney Island Film Festival poster for $10 (includes shipping in the USA and Canada).
Six historic Coney Island short subjects on one tape or disc.
Departs from the street level entrance of the Coney Island Museum at 4pm sharp!
www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com   (246 words)

 Coney Island Complex
The New York City Transit Complex at Coney Island is one of the largest transportation facilities in North America.
Opened in 1926, the Coney Island Complex occupies 75 acres of land in the southern part of Brooklyn, New York.
Most of the text in this article is from the MTA Coney Island Complex information packet.
www.nycsubway.org /coney   (160 words)

 Coney Island WebRing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A celebration of Coney Island in photography, art, history and poetry.
Presenting fine art photography and poetry exploring the soul of Coney Island.
Fine art photography of Coney Island including the Coney Island Mermaid Parade 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001.
b.webring.com /hub?ring=coneyisland   (136 words)

 Coney Island Film Festival
The Coney Island Film Festival was featured in MovieMaker magazine.
The mission of the Coney Island Film Festival is to raise much-needed funds for the not-for-profit arts organization Coney Island USA.
Please visit coneyisland.com to learn about the purpose and programs of this unique organization.
www.indiefilmpage.com /coneyfest.html   (125 words)

 Man dies after Coney Island shooting - AM New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A 19-year-old Hicksville man died after he was shot Friday in the Coney Island area, police said Saturday.
Aziz Almakay, of Cedar Street, was pronounced dead at Lutheran Medical Center about five hours after he was shot once in the torso at around 2:55 p.m.
inside the building at 152 Bay 50th St. The location is in an area adjacent to Coney Island Creek and is just off the Belt Parkway.
www.amny.com /news/local/crime/am-shot1022,0,4190808.story   (241 words)

 Coney Island: A Fan Site for The Warriors
Exit to Coney Island where you can recruit gang members and go have some "fun"
CONEY ISLAND OPENS TO PUBLIC -- 10.10.05 -- 15:38 -- Jordan
Welcome to Coney Island, a fan site for the Rockstar Games title The Warriors.
thewarriors.3dactionplanet.gamespy.com   (1031 words)

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