A space of musings, past and current as well as the future of amusements in the legendary Coney Island and Beyond!
Artists, sculptors, and bakers are spreading their lovin' Coney flavor through their passionate work. From a Coney lovin' kitchen to a big firm's canned masterpiece. New York is tasting the fabled place with all their senses. Coney Island USA poster Winterblock15 bakes for a Coney lovin' niece. With these beautiful looking tasty Coney iconic delicacies you'de want to bite into them but wouldn't dare mar the workmanship. It would be great if more of these colorful tasties were made and sold at Phillip's Candy for the rest of us to enjoy.
Artist Philomena Marano loves to capture the essence of Coney Island in her wonderful works of art. Here is one of the 4 cut paper collages she has in a group exhibit entitled Collages (1936-2009) at the New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan Campus, Opening reception: Friday, December 4th 5-7pm. You're invited. Exhibit runs through January 8, 2010. Location: New Technology Building, 11th floor, 16 West 61st Street, NY, NY. Viewing hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Go see this magnificent work with your own eyes!
And as Coney Island USA poster Elephant Man was slumming through Manhattan he was wowed at a glimpse of this mini canny Coney Island. Local firms create these for what's called a Canconstruction Competition.
More Coney lovin' surprises are sure to spring up as the true character of Coney Island remains to be a permanent fixture in the hearts of many Coney lovers.
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posted by Omar Robau @ 11/30/2009 02:47:00 PM