Famous People Who Love Nathan’s Hot Dogs

Nathan's Hot Dogs

In 1916, Polish immigrants Nathan and Ida Handwerker opened a hot dog stand in Coney Island with $300 and Ida’s secret spice recipe. That hot dog, and Nathan’s, became the most famous hot dog in the world with restaurants across the globe, products in every supermarket in America and millions of fans. Have you been […]

Celebrity Memories of Coney Island

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Not everyone was so lucky as to grow up in Brooklyn, but that doesn’t mean you can’t live vicariously through those who did! We’ve told you what celebrities like Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond said about their childhoods in the borough. But can you imagine what it would be like to grow up, or play in, Coney Island […]

10 Famous Movies Filmed in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

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Nothing says Summer in Brooklyn more than Coney Island! From the salty beach air and the Cyclone Roller Coaster to Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest and celebrity sightings, Coney Island IS the definition of Summer! This section of Brooklyn is so iconic that many movies have used it as a filming location. In fact, each time we visit the area […]

Even More Ways Brooklyn Ruins You For Life

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There are some facts you can’t argue: The Earth is round. The sky is blue. And visiting Brooklyn will ruin you for life. It’s true! Once you visit Brooklyn you will never be the same. From the pizza to the unique neighborhoods, you might never want to go home. What’s not to love about Brooklyn? You’ve heard of Coney Island, right? […]

Happy Birthday to Coney Island’s Cyclone Roller Coaster!

The Cyclone at Coney Island

The Cyclone at Coney Island tops every list of the world’s greatest roller coasters and it’s easy to see why. The 2,640 feet of track will blow your mind, especially the exciting 85-foot drop, but the Cyclone is so much more. Enjoy these classic photos, stories and celebrity sightings that have made the Cyclone the […]