Coney Island Beach

Kite flyers Billy Echeverria, Nicholas Rowe, Kurtis Jones and Charles Stewart at Coney Island's Kite Festival
Interviewed at the 7th annual Coney Island Kite Festival, Billy Echeverria, Nicholas Rowe, Kurtis Jones and Charles Stewart talk about kite flying as "filling the sky with art" and as a sport. The season for kite flying on Coney Island Beach is from...
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Photograph copyright Abe Feinstein
This photo, taken by Coney Island resident and amateur documentarian Abe Feinstein, shows the Coney Island Beach in April 1978 looking towards the former Childs Boardwalk Restaurant. Constructed in Spanish Colonial Revival style with elaborate terra...
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People, people, people -- more than a million of them according to police officials -- jam Coney Island Beach, New York City, and adjoining amusement park on Fourth of July holiday. (penned by Assoicated Press Photo)
Crowds fill Coney Island Beach on the Fourth of July holiday in 1957.
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Sand Sculpting Contestant
Joanna Randall took a break from the hot sun where she was working with boyfriend Aaron Sand and their friends Lauren Roberts and Jacob Roberts to complete their entry in the 20th Annual Sand Sculpting Contest. The contest is hosted on the Coney...
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