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When I spent time living in New York in 2011 (read about my epic first night here), I always found myself taking the subway to Coney Island. I found it a great place to relax,… View Post

Steeplechase Bicycle Ride, c. 1925 Coney Island

Coney Island-All of the rides appeared new and the grounds featured intricate, lush landscaping. In fact, the park had such a stellar reputation in the industry, that a gentleman by the name of Walt Disney visited Coney Island in the early 1950's to get ideas for Disneyland. He presented the park a check for $1.00; signed by Disney, for consulting services that remains in the park's archives.

And a bit of Coney Island, NY to finish the trip?

In Japan, an amusement park ripping off Disneyland and Coney Island opened in 1961. By 2006, the theme park closed

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Faded dreams April 2011, Abandoned amusement park Nara Dreamland

The Avengers genderswap ▶ Michelle Dockery as Jamie ‘Bucky’ Barnes “Remember when I made you ride the Cyclone on Coney Island?”