News Tagged: Coney Island
Yesterday marked the reopening of Coney Island for the Summer 2012 season and the 85th anniversary of the Cyclone roller coaster. To mark the occasion 12ozProphet posted a handful of historic shots
©12ozProphet - Monday April 02, 2012
We have been a huge fan of photographer Steven Siegel's work, and feverishly check his Flickr photostream
for daily updates. His documentation of "Pre-Guiliani" New York City is stunning. The beauty in the rawness of the imagery leaves those too young to experience the 80's in the city wishing they were able to live through the reckless and lawless...
©12ozProphet - Tuesday January 17, 2012
Here's a timeless documentary featuring Coney Island as it was in the 1970's; filmed by Steve Siegel and Phil Buehler. Be on the lookout for a feature interview with Steve Siegel coming soon! Video after the jump!
©12ozProphet - Friday January 13, 2012
Here is our 12ozProphet Photo of the Day. As frostbite sweeps across the city you could be sure that destinations like Coney Island have long be closed and desolate. It's just about the same time that dedicated graffiti writers layer up and pack their bags for a mission. The 12oz team spotted this sticker in the barren landscape.
©12ozProphet - Wednesday January 04, 2012
This weekend is your last chance to ride a piece of New York City subway history. A rare stroke of marketing genius has brought prohibition era trains back to the live rails of the 7th Avenue line to promote the return of HBO’s series Boardwalk Empire. Riding on the wicker seats of these vintage trains, you can feel the tracks below your feet and...
©12ozProphet - Thursday September 22, 2011