This weekend: Luna Park, rooftops, zombies, swap meet

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Coney Island’s new Luna Park is set to open with 19 new rides today. Check out the Coney Island History Project’s free exhibit about the original, and take a free walking tour of the area’s remaining historic buildings, several of which are in danger of demolition (including where Harpo Marx first performed with brothers Groucho and Gummo)

Thru Sun: 2 days + 2 rooftops + 21 bands (Ava LunaRescue Bird, Magic Man, Red Wire Black Wire, 18 more…) = The Bushwick Rooftop Festival . Free.


Starts at 3pm: Zombie Crawl ! The undead drink booze, eat pizza and play games with the living. After party at Knitting Factory ($10) features The Undead (Bobby Steele, ex-Misfits), zombie movies with The Raspberry Brothers, ‘Thriller’ dancing and lots more.


2:30 pm: Lounge on your folding chair or blanket while you take in a concert of compositions by Green-Wood’s ‘permanent residents’ Ebb, Bernstein, Gottschalk and Jabara. Free.


BKLYN Yard’s opening weekend has your holiday covered: Score! clothing/book/music/housewares/bike swap (Sat, $3-5), ‘Sunday Best‘ dance party (Sun, $8-12), Parked! food trucks, co-sponsored by Brokelyn (Mon, free).

Listings courtesy of the skint.

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