Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Brought to you by Coney Island History Project
"Coney Island Creek After Sandy: Planning for the Future," a talk and film presentation by Charles Denson, director of the Coney Island History Project, will be held at the Coney Island Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library on October 29 at 6pm. The Wednesday evening event, held on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, is free and open to the public. The Coney Island Library is located at 1901 Mermaid Avenue at the corner of West 19th Street.
Charles Denson, a Coney Island native, has been documenting the Creek for over 40 years and is working on a book and film about the waterway. In 2013 Denson received the Herman Melville Award from the New York State Marine Education Association for his contributions to marine education through his work.