Astroland Lives For One More Summer! (Village Voice news blog)

It’s official: Coney Island amusement park Astroland will be open again in 2008.

The pirate ship will take flight again: In what seemed inconceivable only a few months ago, Astroland operator Carol Hill Albert and her landlord Thor Equities have agreed to a new lease that will keep the 45-year-old Coney Island institution open for another season.

“I’m very pleased for my employees and I’m very happy to be part of another tremendous year for Coney Island,” Albert tells the Voice… [read more]