Redeveloping the iconic Coney Island

The proposed redevelopment of Coney Island is causing a stir amongst locals and diehard fans. But perhaps it's just what's needed.

I love Coney Island. I can’t help it. I love the fact that it’s knackered and beat up and full of really rubbish games/rides (although I’m too chicken ever to go on the Cyclone again) and I always come home covered in a thin layer of grease and sugar from all the crap food I’ve eaten. I also love the fact that despite the fact I couldn’t go there this weekend (for the legenday Mermaid Day Parade), when I bumped into a friend of mine later in the evening, he was dressed as Tigger. Quite unapologetically. Check out this Flickr album for more pix of the weird and wonderful.

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