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The Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2017

Despite the rain the mermaids and denizens of the sea still came out to play at the 35th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Day Parade. Photos by LCHphoto.com For more images, some NSFW, check out Gothamist. Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2017

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Don’t Be Shellfish – Save the Coney Island Mermaid Parade!

One unexpected victim of Superstorm Sandy was New York’s Coney Island Mermaid Parade, or more specifically, the historical museum, performance space and gift shop that helped to financially support the free parade.  The parade is  “an American celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals … Continue reading

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30th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade

The Mermaid Parade has been held on Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York since 1983.  And I missed it again this year.  Damn. Maybe next year.  Fortunately, the intrepid Will Van Dorp was on hand with his camera.   Check out his … Continue reading

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Mermaid Parade 2010 – Coney Island

Happy Solstice to All.  One way that at least some New Yorkers mark the beginning of the summer is to observe or participate in the Mermaid Parade, an event celebrating  the sea and the season, in the Coney Island section … Continue reading

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