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Lauren Keating

LAUREN KEATING is a writer based in Brooklyn.

Summer Means Hibernation for Coney Island’s Polar Bears

For several years now, city planners and developers have been aiming to rebrand Coney Island as a year-round destination. But the diehards who belong to the Coney Island Polar Bear Club operate by a different calendar, taking a weekly Sunday swim from November to April every year.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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