Details of the Save Coney Island demonstration at City Hall on Friday have been set. The release that just landed in our inbox says, in part, “Join us on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan as we protest Thor Equities’ proposal to build high rise, luxury condos in heart of the Amusement District in Coney Island. Help us to create a grand spectacle to exemplify the true spirit of Coney Island. We will be showing support for the City’s position against this rezoning of the Amusement District.”
MEET UP 11:00-11:30
at the fountain in front of City Hall
We will parade around the block and onto the steps of City Hall
Join us on the steps of City Hall at noon. Please tell the guards that you are attending the “Save Coney Island Demonstration.”
Our speakers will include Charlie Denson (author of Coney Island Lost and Found), Richard Eagon (Coney Island Hysterical Society), Louis Scarcella (Coney Island Polar Bears), Dianna Carlin (Lola Staar), Jo Weldon (cultural activist) and other Coney Island scholars and colorful members of the community.
See the spectacle unfold on the steps of City Hall as our list of stunning performers testify to the true spirit of Coney Island. Performers will include the Hungry March Band, the Dazzle Dancers, Tigger, Miss. Coney Island, Angie Pontani will appear as Miss. Cyclone and many other jugglers, clowns, stilt walkers, musicians, dancers, mermaids and much much more!!
AFTER PARTY PARADE UP BROADWAY: 1:00
after the demonstration we will parade up Broadway.
Glitter!! Face Paint!! Costumes!! Aquatic Spectacles!! Mermaids and more!!
There you have it. You can check out Save Coney Island here.