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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

This time, Joe Sitt has screwed up

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper editorial board, which has long championed Joe Sitt’s plan for Coney Island, makes a strong break with the developer after he locked out his own amusement park in the middle of the summer. Comments (3)

Joe Sitt locks out his theme park operator — and our readers chime in

Letters: Our Interweb story this week about Joe Sitt closing his own Coney Island amusement park in a rent dispute (“Lockout! Joe Sitt shuts down his own Coney amusement park,” Aug. 21) really got people talking. Here’s what they had to say. Comments (2)

Monday, Aug. 24, 2009

UPDATE! Locked out Coney carny vows to reopen on Tuesday

Coney Island: The amusement park operator who was locked out by developer Joe Sitt last Friday wanted to be back in business on the old Astroland site on Tuesday, but a court shot him down. Comments (5)

Friday, Aug. 21, 2009

LOCKOUT! Joe Sitt shuts down his own Coney amusement park

Coney Island: Developer Joe Sitt abruptly shut down the Dreamland amusement park on his land in Coney Island, the site of the old Astroland theme park, last Friday morning, saying that the operator owed more than $500,000 in rent. Comments (10)

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