Should a Nathan's hot dog be put in a time capsule???

Brooklyn Currents | 10/06/2013 | 0 comments

What do you think should be placed into a time capsule in Coney Island?

As crews continue construction on t6he first YMCA building in Coney Island, at Surf Avenue and West 29th Street, Y officials announced that a time capsule will be sealed inside the facility for future visitors to get an idea of what the "People's Playground" was like in the early 21st century.

Suggestions so far include amusement-ride tickets, parts of the famed boardwalk and the Cyclone, and even a Nathan's hot dog (what condition the frank would be in after a few decades is another question).

To submit your ideas for what should be in the capsule, go to:


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