Mayor Bloomberg offically opens Coney Island for summer

Posted: 10:35 PM, May 24, 2013
Updated: 2013-05-24 22:35:51-04

Mayor Bloomberg officially opened Coney Island for the summer season on Friday.

He stopped by the new Steeplechase Plaza.

Seven months ago, Hurricane Sandy nearly swept it away.

Bloomberg also flipped the switch on the B&B Carousel.

The beloved ride is back for a new go-around after an eight-year restoration.