Culture Articles

Boston Herald

Parts of Coney Island park reopen as tower is eyed

July 3, 2013

NEW YORK ? Part of Coney Island's amusement park has reopened while workers examine the condition of a 275-foot-tall observation tower that was swaying.

Areas including the Coney Island Raceway and the B&B Carousel opened around noon Wednesday. But such attractions as the Cyclone roller coaster remain closed while authorities checked out the Astrotower.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says initial assessments indicate the unused tower is stable. But he says authorities are keeping areas near the tower closed until they're sure.

Read entire article on Boston Herald
« Previous Article Next Article »

More From Culture Articles

  • The famed Times Square TKTS booth turns 40
  • Broadway marquees to dim to honor James Gandolfini
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Silent Films
  • Best of Luxury

    Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
    View All Best of Luxury