2012-05-18 / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Another Blast From The Past: Al’s Amusement Center
From The Rockaway Museum Commentary by Emil Lucev, Curator Dedicated To The Memory Of Leon S. Locke

How many remember Al’s Sportland Amusement Center, that was located just off the Boardwalk on Beach 116 Street in Rockaway Park? From the looks of the prizes displayed in the photograph, it must have been quite a place. Does anyone recall the place in this 1946 ad?

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