Sunday, September 7, 2008

Another loss in the name of 'progress'.

Coney Island's Astroland park closed today, perhaps forever.

“The city has decided that anything that makes a buck is a good thing. We’re giving up everything that makes New York wonderful,” said John Jeannopoulos, 55, a lawyer who lives in Manhattan and began coming to Astroland soon after it opened. “Once you take down some something like Astroland, or Disneyfy Times Square, you never get it back." Read more...

2 comments:

obimomkenobi said...

I'm sorry to hear that it's closing.

m e l i g r o s a said...

crazy. :(