Tour of Brooklyn 2016 - Walk to Coney Island

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Tour of Brooklyn 2016 - Walk to Coney Island

Time: October 29, 2016 from 11am to 4pm
Location: Industry City - walk in Brooklyn (starts here)
Street: 36th St and 2nd Ave
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY
Website or Map: https://drive.google.com/open…
Phone: Nancy (602) 743-0620
Event Type: walking tour, walk, urban, freewalkers, brooklyn, coney island, greenwood, green-wood, cemetery, key lime
Organized By: Nancy Jonap
Latest Activity: Oct 27, 2016

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Eventbrite - Tour of Brooklyn 2016 - Walk to Coney Island

Each year we tour a little piece of Brooklyn and make it our own - at least for a few hours.  

This year on Saturday, October 29th we will visit the ever-popular "Coney Island". Our 12-mile Walk to Coney Island  takes place along the waterfront and the Belt Parkway. We begin this walk at New City where we left off last year on our annual journey through various parts of Brooklyn. 

We walk past the Brooklyn Army Terminal sprawl of warehouses, piers and office buildings into Bay Ridge to Hamilton Park section for a fantastic view of the Verrazano Bridge. 

We continue for a long stretch to the Gravesend section to Sea Gate, the oldest exclusive gated community in the NYC area. 

After passing Seagate we enter Coney Island with all the kitch and charm that has drawn people here for years. TWe finish the walk at Ruby's Bar and Grill near the subway stop.

End: Coney Island's main subway stop is Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue for the D F N Q trains. 

Walk to Coney Island Guide - turn by turn instructions

Google Interactive Map of Walk

More information will be posted as we map out the walk. Size of group may be limited so sign up asap.

Eventbrite - Tour of Brooklyn 2016 - Walk to Coney Island

Comment Wall

Comment by Renee Scott on October 27, 2016 at 8:31am

Thanks Paul. Once I clicked to register, I saw the info regarding the subway. I'm very familiar with the D train down town, although it looks like I'll need to take the N, Q, R, or F.  I'll need to look at the MTA map again to see where the Q and 

Comment by Ian Hochstead on October 26, 2016 at 3:17pm

SUBWAY CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY:  There will be no weekend D train service in Brooklyn on 10/29 and 10/30.  Use the N, Q or F instead.

Comment by Ian Hochstead on October 26, 2016 at 3:16pm

It is about a 30 minute ride on the N train from 34th Street - Herald Square (Manhattan) to 36th Street - 4th Avenue (Brooklyn), the subway station closest to the start of the walk.  Be advised that general direction of the walk is away from Manhattan, deeper into Brooklyn, so returning to Herald Square from Coney Island will be about a 60 minutes subway ride. 

Comment by Paul Kiczek on October 26, 2016 at 1:36pm

Renee Read the Turn by turn directions doc above. Notes the start. Not sure of distance. Check with Nancy for more details.

Comment by Renee Scott on October 26, 2016 at 12:48pm

Where is the start point for this walk?  If I take the subway from Manhattan, how far am I coming into Brooklyn?

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