‘The Museum of Extraordinary Things’ Is Extra Ordinary

In her latest novel, Alice Hoffman renders the brutal world of Lower East Side immigrants in the romantic hues her readers expect

After Factory Fire, Knishes for Sale on eBay

Opening bid for three boxes of Gabila’s knishes is 99 cents, shipping costs $45

Don’t Worry, The Knish Isn’t Going Anywhere

Why a recent fire at a major knish factory isn’t the end of the fried potato pie

Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

Embedded With the Elderly on Coney Island

A family of Jewish doctors work to save lives after Hurricane Sandy

Stranded in Coney Island’s High-Rises

Behind the iconic amusement park are devastated residential blocks where the elderly are locked in darkness

Shark Week Update: Mayor Mike Makes Out

Coney Island grows up a bit

Shtetl-Born Strongman

How a Polish Jewish refugee named Joseph Greenstein became a legendary Coney Island strongman

Remembered

In Departures, half-forgotten poet-critic Paul Zweig—who died in 1984 at the age of 49—recalls the decade he spent in Paris on the run from and in search of his Jewish self

Sundown: Israeli Strikes Kill Eight

Plus, the new Coney Island hot dog, and more

Coney Island Winter

Site of famous coaster up for sale

Today on Tablet

Summer is tomatoes and blockbusters, and more

Plank Goodness

A visit to the new Coney Island sparks memories of the boardwalks of yore

Big Man

The Coney Island attraction who made wrestling history

Amusements

A Coney Island diary

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