[VIDEO] Coney Island Opens Despite Sandy Damage

Home Economy Brooklyn Recovers [VIDEO] Coney Island Opens Despite Sandy Damage

Coney Island Open from The Brooklyn Ink on Vimeo.

Spring may be late this year, but the historic Coney Island amusement parks have opened right on time. Five months after Hurricane Sandy flooded New York’s beach front playground, community residents and leaders worked around the clock to make sure the joy of the island did not wash away with the storm. Senator Chuck Schumer and Borough President Marty Markowitz were on hand to welcome a new season of fun in the sun, but neighborhood residents rallied nearby to make sure their community repairs are not forgotten.

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