The Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade proceeds along Surf Avenue as thousands of people mobbed the seaside amusement district, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Brooklyn, New York. Coney Island was hit ... more 
The Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade proceeds along Surf Avenue as thousands of people mobbed the seaside amusement district, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Brooklyn, New York. Coney Island was hit hard by Superstrom Sandy last October, but its boardwalk was one of the few on the coast that was spared, though organizers feared they would have to cancel the parade after their offices flooded last year. (AP Photo/Tess Domb Sadof) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tess Domb Sadof
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 5:46 PM EDT