Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Ask The Experts: Old Tales From The Coney Biz Community

Bob Liff, former reporter discusses his experiences with the Coney Island Chamber of Commerce and all the colorful characters that filled the business community of Coney Island during the mid-late twentieth century.

Coney Island USA's
Ask the Experts Series:
Bob Liff: It Ain't Been the Same Since Prohibition
My Time with the Coney Island Chamber of Commerce
Sunday, July 19, 2009

admission: $5
Free for CIUSA members
Coney Island Museum 1208 Surf Ave.
between Stillwell and West 12th st.

Here is the remaining schedule for the 'Ask the Experts' Series:

July 26 - Reverend Billy and Savitri D
August 2 - Marci Reaven, A Conversation about Place Matters.
August 9 - Michael Schwartz, Ghosts on Fire: An Afternoon of Sex, Stickball, Mrs Stahl's Knishes, the Cyclone and the Sea, short stories, poems and colorful characters.
August 16 - Panel Discussion, Why Small Museums Matter
August 23 - Uncle MonsterfaceAugust 30 Elizabeth Bradley, Knickerbocker: Behind the Myth of New York
September 13 - D.B. Denholtz, Masterpieces of Sideshow Photography: From Daguerreotype to Snapshot (1852-1987)

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