Coney Island’s Cyclone Back for Another Summer

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cycloneConey Island’s Cyclone roller coaster has roared back to life this weekend for one more summer before the amusement area by the fabled Brooklyn boardwalk is overhauled. The landmarked ride opened today along with attractions like the Wonder Wheel and “Shoot the Freak,” which lets people shoot paint balls at a human target.
The city is seeking to redevelop the aging playground where millions of New Yorkers once summered.Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan includes include high-rise hotels, retail stores and the city’s first new roller coaster since the wooden Cyclone was built more than 80 years ago.

{CBS Radio/Matzav.com Newscenter}

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