No way to run a rollercoaster (Metro NY)

With the city council set to vote on the rezoning of Coney Island this week, I try to boil the issue down to 350 words:

On Wednesday, after a five-year battle that’s included everything from “giant rat” exhibits to protesters dressed as Norse gods carrying mermaid tails, the City Council will finally vote on a redevelopment plan for Coney Island. Since rezoning proposals don’t generally top most people’s summer reading lists, here are answers to some questions about the Battle of Coney… [read more]