Stories from Coney Island

September 3, 2014


Stories of Brooklyn Insights:

Coney Island

Here in two parts we present the final Stories of Brooklyn Insights.

The first takes a look at the overarching issues facing the shorefront community, and the tensions that endure between the renowned boardwalk and amusement park and the often overlooked neighborhood that surrounds it.

In the second part, we see Coney Island through the eyes of Brigitte Purvis, an activist and volunteer who has dedicated her life to bringing residents, young people, business owners, and advocates together to create solutions for this community’s persistent challenges.

Watch the Stories Here