On the mend: Coney Island and the Rockaways

Associated Press
In this May 31, 2013 photo, a sign outside of Coney Island's New York Aquarium details rebuilding efforts at the aquarium in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Eight months after Superstorm Sandy hit New York City, Coney Island’s rides, eateries and beach are getting plenty of visitors, and there are even a few new attractions like a carousel and a store for fans of the Nets basektball team. (AP Photo/Beth Harpaz)

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8 months after Superstorm Sandy devastated New York's Rockaways and Coney Island, flooding homes, destroying boardwalks and eroding beaches, these communities are on the mend and ready for summer.

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