Nightly News   |  March 24, 2013

Coney Island reopens

Five months after Hurricane Sandy, a beachfront landmark is back in business. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> five months after hurricane sandy, a beach front landmark is back in business. the amusement park at coney island here in new york reopened today on time after millions of dollars in repairs. the storm buried much of the park in sand and all the electricity cat system had to be replaced. some 50,000 people live in the neighborhood that surround it and the community leader reminded us the recovery is still very much a work in progress .