Tonight: Economics of Amusements Panel Discussion
February 11th, 2009, 11:58 am
What is the role of the amusement business in a recession-era urban economy? Does Coney Island have the potential to become a true economic engine for New York? Please join us at MAS for a panel discussion of these issues tonight at 6:30 p.m. Panelists will include: former Disney executive and Managing Director at real estate advisory firm RCLCo David Malmuth; former Six Flags executive and Senior Vice-President of PARC Management Dan Aylward; President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Seth Pinsky; and owner of Astroland Amusement Park Carol Albert. Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. A Serious Business: The Future of Amusements in an Urban Economy A panel of experts discuss the future of urban amusement parks in New York’s recession-era economy. $15, $12 MAS members. Visit the MAS exhibit ImagineConey: Bold Ideas for the Future of Coney Island, now on display through Wednesday, March 11. Gallery hours>>.