Adventures In Astroland

by Rachelle Hruska · September 8, 2008

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Go HERE for more photos of my adventure.

Yesterday was the last day that Astroland, the amusement park home of Coney Island's infamous Cyclone, opened it's doors.  I figured it was a good time to visit this part of NYC's history that I had seen referred to in so many movies of my youth (BIG)....unfortunately, so did everyone else.  The place was PACKED!  The line at Nathan's Hot Dog Stand was so long that, after 20 minutes of waiting, when I heard those infamous wieners weren't going anywhere in the renovations, I opted for a normal dog from one of the other vendors.  I did, however wait in line for a front seat on the Cyclone, there are obviously some things in life you just will have to wait in line to do, no matter how bad you need to pee.

[48 Hours Left To Visit Astroland]