I'm not the first to call Coney Island's Parachute Jump the Eiffel Tower of Brooklyn. The similarities are hard to miss: Easily recognizable and just as beautiful lit up at night as it is during the daytime.
After last Friday's Brooklyn Cyclones game, we got to see the Parachute Jump's initial lighting of the summer. The 8,000 multicolored lights were the stars of a spectacular show:
The only thing better would be if the Parachute Jump were still an actual, working ride. Alas, it last terrified riders in 1964.