It's just this little chromium switch, here... (derspatchel) wrote,
It's just this little chromium switch, here...

Two somewhat recent articles on the state of Coney Island

The Short Form Human Interest Article, courtesy Kings Courier: "Coney Island is like my grandmother. I know she's going to be dead someday, so every day that she's alive is great."

The Long Form Well-Researched Listing Of Joe Sitt and Thor Equities' Shenanigans And Broken Promises Article, courtesy the Village Voice and Neil deMause: "Joe Sitt ... has taken a page from the Fred Trump playbook: If you don't let me have my way, I'm going to tear everything down, and you'll have a vacant lot."

Neil was one of the first people I knew who really began to write about preservationism of Americana in a big way; he inspired me several times over with IF games, stories of shady developers and just plain conversatin'. I'm glad to see him in on the Coney Island angle for the Voice.

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