I scream, you scream, we all scream for egg cream!
Hundreds of people flocked to Coney Island on Sunday as Luna Park opened for the season with the traditional breaking-of-the-egg-cream ceremony at the Cyclone.
“It’s time for egg creams, not speeches,” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams as he christened the famed wooden roller coaster with a bottle of the frothy drink, made with seltzer, milk and chocolate syrup.
In honor of the Cyclone’s 92nd year, the first 92 people to line up rode it for free.
“It was my first time on the Cyclone, and I think it will be my last,” admitted Dionne Jordan, 52, a local Community Board 13 member.
“That first drop, you come out of yourself, and it’s just an experience. It was great.”
Local politicians touted the park as a landmark and remarked that the area had become much safer in recent years.
Two new rides are set to open by Memorial Day, said Alessandro Zamperla, the president of Central Amusement International, which owns Luna Park. He declined to say what they were.
“It’s a surprise,” Zamperla said.
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