We start, as one does, with tasty treats from the "Nathan's Famous" hot dog store, built for crowds.
|Rows of ketchup and mustard|
|A Chili Dog|
|Fried Frogs' Legs|
Behind this area is the new Thunderbolt roller-coaster which looks both more and less dangerous than the old Cyclone. Physics or wear-and-tear, take your pick.
The boardwalk is a pleasant perambulation, with several play areas inviting patrons to get hustled by buying ride credits and wrist-bands with fine print restricting their use.
The surrounding area was historically settled by Russians, and advertising billboards and signs are still written in both Russian and English. There is a flea market and some signs of renewal.
The train ride takes the best part of an hour, so we get back to Chelsea mid-afternoon and caffeinate until it's time to head down to NoHo for our evening meal.
|Gabba Gabba Hey|
We were intending to go to a late movie, but a detour to Hudson Bar and Books made us feel a little tired for some reason and that was all he wrote.