Coney “Festival By The Sea” Gets Underway, Kinda (Village Voice news blog)

Back to Coney Island again this weekend, to see if the “Festival By The Sea” finally got off the ground:

After last weekend’s false start, Joe Sitt’s Festival By The Sea finally kicked off this weekend, giving Coney Island visitors a chance to see what $2.5 million buys.

And the answer is: Lots of balloons and “Welcome!” banners, but not so much in the way of festivities… [read more]