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Saturday, May 17, 2008

Crony Island!

Coney Island: Residents and fans of Brooklyn’s beloved “People’s Playground” have a new name for their seaside amusement zone — Crony Island. Neighborhood groups and individuals say Mayor Bloomberg betrayed them when the city reduced the size of a planned city-owned amusement park in order to win over holdout local landowners, principally Joe Sitt of Thor Equities, who do not want to sell their land. Comments (1)