After tallying $400,000 in damage from Sandy, Zigun's nonprofit Coney Island USA is hard-pressed to pay for this summer's Mermaid Parade, an annual gathering of more than 1,500 people marching in wacky â¿¿ and often revealing â¿¿ costumes to celebrate the kooky seaside culture of Coney Island."We're moving forward, even though it's questionable," Zigun said, adding that weather will be the deciding factor. "We are savvy Coney Island carneys; once we reopen, we are damn good at making money."
NYC's Coney Island Hopes For Rebound After Sandy
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