One of the best things to do in the summer is go to the mystical and magnificent Coney Island Mermaid Parade. As if peeping at seafaring costumes, insane nautical floats and visiting one of New York’s best beaches aren't enough reasons to attend, just wait until you find out who will be leading the 35th annual procession!
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Er, okay. Judging by the headline of this post, you already know. But, c’mon, how rad is this news?! Coney Island USA announced this morning that Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of iconic rock group Blondie will play the role of Queen Mermaid and King Neptune during this year’s artistic celebration for the arts and ancient mythology. We couldn’t be more thrilled with this selection, and we can’t wait to see Harry’s and Stein’s sick costumes!