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The Cyclone at Coney Island celebrates its 90th birthday this summer

The Cyclone at Coney Island celebrates its 90th birthday this summer
Photograph: Courtesy Luna Park

One of Brooklyn's most historical and crazy-fun attractions turns 90 this year, and she doesn't look a day over 80! That's right, we're talking about the infamous Cyclone roller coaster at Luna Park. The thrilling coaster has entertained almost one million riders from around the world since 1927. 

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If you still haven't been to the amusement park this year, June 25 is a good day to go. That Sunday, there's going to be a free block party at the park (starts at noon), featuring performances by Grammy-nominated rap artist Fabolous and the Harlem Globetrotters. It's going to be a traditional birthday bash equipped with photo booths, face painting and, of course, cake!

Then, on Monday, June 26, there will be a formal ceremony celebrating the Cyclone's major milestone, which includes 90-cent rides for 90 minutes from noon to 1:30pm.

Get ready to scream your guts out! Oh, and make sure to check out our list of other awesome things to do at Coney Island this summer, too. 

 

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