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Postcards from frequent travelers pile up

...Syble Thomas, of Jackson, sent a card from Arkansas. Nancy and David Frazier, of Martinez, sent a funny card from Coney Island.And (I hope I get this right) Bob and Lucille Weldon and Heather Jones where having a great time in San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-11/postcards-frequent-travelers-
Kobayashi arrested at hot dog contest

...champion who sat out this year's Coney Island Fourth of July hot dog contest...for him."Still, the Fourth on Coney Island paid tribute to two of America's...60, according to the council.Coney Island is said to be the birthplace of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-07-04/kobayashi-arrested-h
Other sports | Sports
Venice, and it's famous Muscle Beach, turns 100

...In various incarnations, Venice has been called the Coney Island of the Pacific, ghetto by the sea, and - in a new...there to swim or stroll on amusement piers called "The Coney Island of the Pacific." Camel rides, beauty contests and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/12/liv_455791.shtml
Life & style
Big Apple is getting a big water park

...great adventure: Times Square, Coney Island, the Empire State Building. There...24-hour stores since 1982. "And Coney Island is going to be turned into another...Yorkers a year-round attraction; Coney Island, in contrast, is strictly seasonal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/liv_81214.shtml
Life & style
People in the News

...joining about 1,500 people who marched along the Coney Island boardwalk, many in nautical dress. Techno artist Moby...solstice. It was inspired by Mardi Gras festivals that Coney Island hosted in the first half of the twentieth century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/28/ent_420430.shtml
Things to Do
Ice cream chain now offers Famous hot dogs

...made famous by the world's premier eating contest at Coney Island, N.Y. Nathan's Famous all-beef hot dogs are...Nathan's Famous began as a nickel hot dog stand in Coney Island in 1916, which today is the location of the annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-11-30/ice-cream-c
Local Business | Business
Hot dog! Kobayashi's done it again

...annual Independence Day hot dog eating competition on Coney Island. The feat earned Takeru Kobayashi, 27, his sixth...front of the hot dog stand, a block from the famed Coney Island boardwalk, to watch the competition and Kobayashi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/05/oth_87840.shtml
Other sports
Brooklyn, N.Y.: A destination, not a side trip

...Bridge or took the subway out to Coney Island, but few had dinner here or stayed...Idaho. Their itinerary included Coney Island, a brick-oven pizzeria (Grimaldi's...whose wife Sohui Kim is the chef. CONEY ISLAND: Rattle your teeth on the Cyclone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/06/liv_91307.shtml
Life & style
Chestnut wins hot dog eating contest again at Conley Island

...loss."Chestnut took a quick timeout before the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island to make it official with his longtime girlfriend, Neslie Ricasa, who is also a competitive eater.In the women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/chestnut-wins-hot-dog-eating-cont
World's Fair sites still a part of Queens

...children 3-12, $5.CAROUSEL: The carousel dates to the early 1900s and was brought to Queens for the 1964 fair from Coney Island. Outside the zoo, it is open weekends and school holidays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., $3. OUTDOOR SCULPTURES...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-19/worlds-fair-sites-still-part-queens