Coney Island

"Growing Up in the 1990s," the new episode of Coney Island Stories, has dropped. Listen and subscribe via your podcast app or the podcast page on our website. Season Two’s theme is “Growing Up in Coney Island” through the decades, from the 1930s...
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We're hiring a Community Engagement Coordinator!
The Coney Island History Project (CIHP) is seeking a part-time community engagement coordinator to do outreach and tabling events to support our community based programs. The CIHP’s multilingual online oral history archive features over 400 audio...
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The Coney Island History Project’s free exhibition center will be open for Labor Day Weekend, including Monday, from 1 – 7 PM, for our last weekend of the summer season. Stop by and take a selfie with Cy, the Spook-A-Rama Cyclops, and our original...
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"Growing Up in the 1980s," the new episode of Coney Island Stories, has dropped. Listen and subscribe via your podcast app or the podcast page on our website. Season Two’s theme is “Growing Up in Coney Island” through the decades, from the 1930s...
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"Growing Up in the 1970s," the new episode of Coney Island Stories, has dropped. Listen and subscribe via your podcast app or the podcast page on our website. Season Two’s theme is “Growing Up in Coney Island” through the decades, from the 1930s...
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On June 3rd, the Coney Island History Project presented Jokes with Josue: A Haitian Puppet Show created and performed by Emmanuel Elpenord. The free performance was at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park in the plaza below the park's Phoenix roller coaster....
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Among the recent additions to the Coney Island History Project's oral history archive are interviews with Carlos Quinones, a longtime resident of Coney Island who drove the Mermaid Avenue bus for many years; Sharon Tera, whose parents owned a...
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A group of Coney Island artists and their friends created beer can art pieces and exhibited their work at Coney Island Brewery in the spring. Funny Face, Moveable Mermaid Can, Coney Island Is For Lovers, and See Me, Hear Me, Touch Me, Beer Me were...
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"Growing Up in the 1960s," the new episode of Coney Island Stories, is being released today. Listen and subscribe via your podcast app or the podcast page on our website. Season Two’s theme is “Growing Up in Coney Island” through the decades,...
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The Coney Island History Project's exhibition center opens for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 28th, of Memorial Day Weekend. Since the History Project's inception in 2004 with a portable recording booth on the Boardwalk and the inaugural season...
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