First Roller Coaster - June 16 in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York.  It traveled approximately six miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride.

First Roller Coaster - June 16 in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. It traveled approximately six miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride.

This is pure nostalgia. This is as close to perfect as it gets. When I worked in Detroit, I ate hundreds of these and there is nothing like it in the world. The Lafayette coney island sauce is unique. When I smelled this, I smiled, when I tasted it, I wept. I would swim in it if it were possible. If you want the Detroit Coney experience, then do make this. It's an odd recipe, but easy and quick. And if you ask for chili fries in Detroit, it will come covered in this sauce. If you like this…

This is pure nostalgia. This is as close to perfect as it gets. When I worked in Detroit, I ate hundreds of these and there is nothing like it in the world. The Lafayette coney island sauce is unique. When I smelled this, I smiled, when I tasted it, I wept. I would swim in it if it were possible. If you want the Detroit Coney experience, then do make this. It's an odd recipe, but easy and quick. And if you ask for chili fries in Detroit, it will come covered in this sauce. If you like this…

Another adventure in the deck of cards called 52 Adventures in New York City is called “Cotton Candy and Coney Island.”  As the name implies, it recommends a visit to the once-immensely-popu…

Another adventure in the deck of cards called 52 Adventures in New York City is called “Cotton Candy and Coney Island.” As the name implies, it recommends a visit to the once-immensely-popu…

Coney Island Sauce - (I've pinned two of these with the same picture, but the recipes are quite a bit different.)

Coney Island Sauce - (I've pinned two of these with the same picture, but the recipes are quite a bit different.)

CONEY DOG SAUCE ~ 1 1/4 lbs hamburger, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup chili powder, 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 1/2 cup water.... DIRECTIONS: Brown the hamburger and then add the rest of the ingredients into the skillet and simmer for one hour. Stir occasionally. Serve on hot dogs. This can also be frozen until needed.

CONEY DOG SAUCE ~ 1 1/4 lbs hamburger, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup chili powder, 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 1/2 cup water.... DIRECTIONS: Brown the hamburger and then add the rest of the ingredients into the skillet and simmer for one hour. Stir occasionally. Serve on hot dogs. This can also be frozen until needed.

Groupon - Four-Hour Ride Wristband for One or Wristbands and Rides for Two at Luna Park in Coney Island (Up to 51% Off) in Coney Island. Groupon deal price: $24

Groupon - Four-Hour Ride Wristband for One or Wristbands and Rides for Two at Luna Park in Coney Island (Up to 51% Off) in Coney Island. Groupon deal price: $24

Angelo's Famous Coney Island,  a Michigan landmark since 1949 Flint, MI America's Best 24 Hour Diners Thrillist

Angelo's Famous Coney Island, a Michigan landmark since 1949 Flint, MI America's Best 24 Hour Diners Thrillist

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