Coney Island offers some attractions that are famous the world over. Odds are that you’ve seen wild photo galleries from the Mermaid Parade. You’ve also probably caught news coverage of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. And who hasn’t seen pictures of the Wonder Wheel and the Cyclone?
There is far more to Coney Island than meets the boardwalk. Coney Island and the surrounding neighborhoods are home to some of the most diverse, distinct, and weird attractions in Brooklyn. Just like a freak show performer swallowing a sword, this is no easy feat in a borough renowned for its eccentricity. Check out 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do/See On Coney Island.