HomeBuzzNewsLola Star Speaking about the Redevelopment of Coney Island! Lola March 26, 2012 News This Wednesday 7PM at the Brooklyn Historical Society!! Join us this Wednesday at the Brooklyn Historical Society to see Lola Star speak about the state of affairs, recent changes and the past 7 years of redevelopment of Coney Island. She will be speaking with photographer Harvey Stein, whose forward she wrote for his recent book Coney Island 40 Years which documents the people, events, and changing scene at Coney Island. Along with historian John Manbeck, the speakers will be exploring the role of Coney Island in shaping Brooklyn’s identity, using Stein’s breathtaking photographs as the starting point for the conversation. This event is part of Brooklyn Historical Society’s spring series, Inventing Brooklyn, which examines key people who have influenced Brooklyn and highlights cultural trends rooted in Brooklyn’s rich and diverse history. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information about this talk at the Brooklyn Historical Society!