Coney Island’s Amphitheater Construction

The NYELJP’s own Joel Kupeferman has been quoted in The Village Voice. The article entitled “Behold: Coney Island’s $61 Million Amphitheater Boondoggle”, talks about the construction of the Coney Island Amphitheater scheduled to open Saturday. The $50 million construction project was opposed by Coney Island’s Community Board in a 14 to 7 vote. The board decision was overruled by the city council and the money that could have rebuilt 6 or 7 neighbourhood schools went towards the project. Check out the article: http://www.villagevoice.com/news/behold-coney-islands-61-million-amphitheater-boondoggle-8768977

Part of his quote from the article: “The scales have been shifted so many times against the public and protecting the commons…”

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