10. Tour the Secrets of Coney Island: Part, Present, Future & Unknown
Photo by Mike Scully
Titled America’s first playground, Coney Island was a small strip of sand on Brooklyn’s south coast that became synonymous with the burlesque, the bizarre, the outlandish and the corrupt. This weekend, join, author, playwright and Untapped Cities tour guide, Justin Rivers, on our new tour: The Secrets of Coney Island: Past, Present, Future, & Unknown. You’ll see what Coney Island was like at the height of its mid-century popularity, unearth old secrets of many long-gone amusement parks and learn about what’s in store for the contested future development of the island.