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All told, 4.8 million rides were taken at Luna Park this year — up 30% from 2013, park officials said.
“This past season we had a great increase in park attendance and are
proud that Luna Park has become an annual must-visit destination for
visitors around the world,” said Valerio Ferrari, president of Central
Amusement International, which operates Luna Park.
These great numbers from Luna Park point towards the drawing power
of the New Coney Island. You are also seeing the impact of the Coney
rebirth spreading to Brighton Beach and Sheepshead Bay, just as it did
100 years ago, and just as anticipated. Muss sold out the Oceana complex
in Brighton and is now going to build the Sheepshead Bay Tower.