Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate.Nine longtime Boardwalk businesses — including the Shoot the Freak booth and a bar dating back to the Great Depression — got the boot on Monday, part of the city’s controversial effort to transform Coney Island into a glitzy year-round destination. 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue learned yesterday morning that their leases won’t be renewed for next spring by Central Amusement International, the Italy-based outfit that ran the Luna Park concession on city-owned land this summer and has plans for a major theme park expansion next year.“They threw us out like dogs,” said Anthony Berlingieri, owner of the 10-year-old Shoot The Freak booth, who has sounded the alarm about the impending doom of the old-school Boardwalk business for a year.You grant to Brooklyn the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
Like Carlin, Berligieri also sees himself providing a valuable service to the “new” Coney Island. He got his build ing from the city so F##k everone else. Rubys was the last of the old boardwalk bars with the exception of Cha Chas. Where are you gonna sit with a cold one & watch the people on the boardwalk?
In addition to axing Shoot the Freak, Central Amusement declined to renew leases for Coney Island Souvenirs, Gyro Corner and Ruby’s Old Tyme Bar and Grill, a dive that opened in 1934.
Meanwhile, Nathan’s, a fast-food-serving national chain, will retain its Boardwalk satellite location two blocks from the restaurant’s flagship eatery.
To the morons who talk before they research Zigun did make a comment to the NY Times.“My heart goes out to people who have worked here all their lives,” said Dick Zigun, executive director of Coney Island USA, which runs a sideshow, the annual Mermaid parade and the Coney Island Museum.
“But let’s not separate Coney Island from the cruel world of New York real estate politics and the way real estate leases work under capitalism.”I don't know what anyone expects Zigun to do, this is all Bloomberg's vision to sanitize all of NYC.