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Archive for October 2007

The War that Launched 1000 Colds

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Sign of Protest

A slideshow about Saturday’s anti-war protest in downtown Manhattan. Click here or on the picture to watch.


Written by Henry

October 28, 2007 at 5:55 pm

In a Nabe Known for Tourists, Where’s the Local Bar?

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The Luna Park Saloon

The Cyclone doesn’t rattle, the Wonder Wheel doesn’t turn and Astroland doesn’t make a peep.

Many of Coney Island’s tourist attractions are closed for the cold seasons—including the beach, officially—but that doesn’t mean that there are a lack of tourists or a lack of places to grab a beer.

Labor Day marks the end of the business season for most of the rides and restaurants, but, thanks in large part to an Indian summer, several spots on the boardwalk and elsewhere were still open on Wednesday afternoon to cater to the few people, mostly tourists, continuing to patronize Coney Island’s watering holes.

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Written by Henry

October 17, 2007 at 5:09 pm