Development archive


Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008

Ride on!

Coney Island: Astroland owner Carol Albert is selling 20 rides on the Web site If you want to recreate the Space Age–themed playland, you can buy them all for $1.847 million, or, choose individual rides. Here’s some of what’s available. Comment.

‘Time’ is up for Green Church

Bay Ridge: It might be too late to save the “Green Church,” but preservationists are hoping they can rescue a tiny piece of the emerald-stoned house of worship’s history before the wrecking ball arrives next week — a time capsule. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Goodbye Astroland — or maybe not?

Coney Island: Coney Island’s beloved Astroland amusement park closed on Sunday — apparently for good, despite a last-ditch city effort to eke out another year for the 46-year-old carnival. With video … Comments (1).

Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Astroland is truly dead

Coney Island: Astroland will close for good on Sunday. Comments (9).