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Take a look back - Part 2

MIKE: MAKE CONEY A THRILLER ALL YEAR
By MICHAEL SAUL DAILY NEWS CITY HALL BUREAU

Friday, September 26th 2003, 7:19AM
A plastic bubble over the Wonder Wheel? Heated cars on the Cyclone? A retractable dome for KeySpan Park?


Mayor Bloomberg wants to make Coney Island a year-round attraction - so yesterday, he announced the creation of a 13-member board that will spearhead comprehensive plan and draft an economic development strategy.

"Coney Island's economy really has to be a year-round one to be sustainable," he said as he stood on the famed Boardwalk. "It can't be just tied to the baseball season or to warm weather."

http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/2003/09/26/2003-09-26_mike__make_coney_a_thriller_.html

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