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Luna Park freshens up Coney Island

New rides and other attractions await theme-park lovers at Coney Island.

Visitors to Coney Island ride the Circus Coaster, foreground, and the Wonder Wheel, background, during opening day April 16, 2011, at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York. This season marks the opening of the Scream Zone, which feature four brand new adrenaline-pumping rides, including two new roller coasters – the first in Coney Island since the legendary Cyclone opened in 1927. Mary Altaffer / AP
A boardwalk food vendor cleans the food display case in anticipation of opening day at Luna Park in New York's Coney Island. Mary Altaffer / AP
King Henry, left, entertains the kids with magic tricks at Luna Park in 2010. The park opened on the former grounds of the famed Astroland amusement area as part of the revitalization plans for Coney Island. Mary Altaffer / AP
People gather on May 29, 2010 -- opening day of Brooklyn's new Luna Park. The park occupies about three acres, and features 19 mechanical rides. Mario Tama / Getty Images
People enjoy one of the rides at Luna Park. The brand new attractions spice up Coney Island, but the original Luna Park first appeared back in 1903 and burned down in 1944. Mary Altaffer / AP
Old Coney Island photos are seen on opening day of the new Luna Park amusement area. Mario Tama / Getty Images
Olive Cole, 2, of Brooklyn, rides a flying elephant at Deno's amusement park at Coney Island. Adjacent to Luna Park, Deno's "includes the greatest kiddie park in NYC," its Web site boasts. Mary Altaffer / AP
People line up outside the arcade at the new Luna Park amusement area. Mario Tama / Getty Images
U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Philippine Sea, in town for Fleet Week, greet a well wisher on the boardwalk at Coney Island. Mario Tama / Getty Images
The famed Wonder Wheel is seen at Coney Island on the first day of the Memorial Day weekend. Mario Tama / Getty Images