Mayor Bloomberg Makes a Splash: Scaled Back Aquarium Gets City Funding

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a stroll down the boardwalk this afternoon to the New York City Aquarium in Coney Island, where he announced new city and private funds would help pave the way for an expanded aquarium, replete with a fancy new shark tank.

“From the start, the exciting expansion and renovation of the New York Aquarium has been a vital part of our efforts to revive Coney Island,” Mayor Bloomberg said. “The project is going to make the Aquarium much more visible and visually exciting to Coney Island’s thousands of visitors – from those strolling the Boardwalk to others visiting the Aquarium itself.”
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Mayor Bloomberg Makes a Splash: Scaled Back Aquarium Gets City Funding