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Dennys & Eldorado

Denny's Ice Cream & Eldorado Bumper Cars at Night. April 24, 2011. Photo © Tricia Vita/me-myself-i via flickr

Two of Coney Island’s longtime family-owned businesses are next-door neighbors on Surf Avenue. ATZ happened to get this shot of their colorful marquees at dusk on Easter Sunday.

The Eldorado, Coney Island’s Disco Palace of Bumper Cars, opened in 1973 and is owned by Sandy and Sheila Fitlin. You can read about the history of the Eldorado in an interview that we did with their son Scott Fitlin last year.

Denny’s Dennis Corines has owned and operated the ice cream shop since 1968. Specialties include fresh crispy popcorn, candy apples and pistachio-banana soft serve.

Related posts on ATZ...

March 20, 2012: 60 Years of Family History in Coney Island End with Sale of Eldorado

April 22, 2011: Coney Island Has 64 Rides and 30 Weekends of Summer!

April 6, 2010: Photo Album: Yes, We’re Open! Easter Sunday in Coney Island

March 12, 2010: Photo of the Day: Williams Candy in Coney Island

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