Luna Park Opens Today!

Luna Park at Coney Island Luna Park, the first new amusement park built on Coney Island in 50 years opens today (May 29). “We don’t have to invent our freakishness,” said Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. “We don’t have to import characters to Brooklyn. We’ve got the greatest assortment of meshuganahs right here.” []

Siren Festival Initial Lineup Announced

2008 Siren Festival (more) Photo: Jon Klemm Hey, hey, hey, you know summer’s here when you start hearing about the annual Village Voice Siren Festival. Here’s what the initial lineup for the 9th Annual Siren Festival looks like so far: The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is excited to announce the initial…