Posted in animals | music | venues on October 30, 2012

UPDATE: More photos of the Coney Island Sandy aftermath posted

Coney Island this morning (via @dimkas79)
Coney Island

As you might expect and/or saw on the news, Hurricane Sandy hit Coney Island pretty good with major flooding, including the New York Aquarium whose entire 14-acre facility was entirely "under water". They won't be able to access the damage till the water recedes but we sure are worried about the sea otters and other animals there.

The Cyclone made it through intact, which is more than we can say for 'Jersey Shore' stomping grounds Seaside Heights, NJ whose boardwalk was almost entirely destroyed by the hurricane and the Jet Star roller coaster, well you can see for yourself::

Jet Star roller coaster hanging into the Atlantic Ocean in NJ (via NBC4)
Coney Island

Atlantic City, as you probably heard, was also hit very hard too.

UPDATE: More photos of the Coney Island Sandy aftermath posted

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Comments (8)

Thanks for sharing the information, It's very informative and helpful.

Posted by serasa e spc | October 30, 2012 6:26 PM

Might be that the fish are not that affected that much of this. I hope everyone is well at Coney Island.

Posted by James of Aquarium Fish Store | October 31, 2012 4:50 AM

damm hurricane sandy hit us bad.....
i hopoe evreyone is okey.

Posted by claudia | October 31, 2012 10:40 AM

Love and good healing vibes from Houston! Me love our east coast brothers and sisters and hope conditions continue to improve. Community and family will be key in the following months.

Posted by Liz | November 1, 2012 9:48 AM

Is coney Island going to be reopen?

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Posted by Diane Moore | May 15, 2013 3:07 PM

ouch. Poor people and buildings.

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