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Production, unzipped: supporting a love note to Coney Island

ZIPPER director Amy Nicholson talks about her plan for financing and promoting her documentary on Coney Island. Continue reading

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Week thirty-five: Midwood

My next neighborhood is one of the largest Jewish communities in the borough – and the home of a famous pizza place. Continue reading

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An interview with ZIPPER’s Tim Schadt

I sit down with Tim Schadt, husband of ZIPPER director Amy Nicholson, for a behind-the-scenes look at the how the film came to be. Continue reading

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Joe Sitt, Coney Island, and the Tea Party playbook

The film “ZIPPER” shows how Joe Sitt, head of Thor Equities, used strong-arm tactics to strangle the life out of Coney Island. His approach has a lot in common with that of the Tea Party. Continue reading

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