Lauren Burke

On a date with Coney Island

Lauren Burke
Interview Date:
August 14 2010


Lauren had a big day in Coney Island, riding the Cyclone for the first time and eating her first Nathan's hot dog since the trauma of witnessing a hot dog eating contest a few years ago. She recalls winning the sand sculpture contest in 2007 with some young friends of hers. The main reason for her visit was to participate in a public art project called "Key to the City," which she explains in the interview. Lauren's blog with photos and stories about her trip to Coney Island and other spots on the Key to the City tour is at