There were a number of development-related protests visible during the weekend's Mermaid Parade in Coney Island, including someone dressed up as Thor marching with condos, people-hoisting anti-condo signs and, even, a funeral procession for Astroland. It's all related to the mild disagreement over future development plans. Many examples of local feeling, including a very special one, ahead if you click through.
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