American Coney Island

(photo by instagram user @detroit_chiver)

Seen in Detroit: May 7 – 13

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud delivers photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s snaps!

CBS 62–05/14/2015

Stoney and Bill from 97.1 The Ticket collect their orders at American Coney Island for Coneys For A Cause to benefit THAW. (By Edward Cardenas)

Celebrities Serve Coneys For A Cause To Benefit THAW (Video)

American Coney Island hosted the fourth Coneys For A Cause Thursday to benefit The Heat and Warmth Fund.

CBS Detroit–02/05/2015


THAW Celebrity Coneys For A Cause, 2/5/15

Join WWJ for the 4th annual Celebrity Coneys for a Cause at American Coney Island on Wednesday, February 4th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


(credit: Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

Competitive Eater Kobayashi Judges As Plymouth Man Wins ‘American Coney Island’ Contest

There were celebrity judges, 30 participants and a whole lot of hot dogs as American Coney Island held its annual Coney Dog Eating contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2014

coney contest2

Eating Coneys For Charity

The owners of American Coney Island served up some fun for a good cause… hosting a hot dog eating contest, Detroit style.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, Detroit? Anthony Bourdain

The New York-based TV personality Tweeted he visited three locations in Detroit this week, including Duly’s Place, Full Belly Cafe and Vicki’s Barbecue Chicken and Shrimp.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2013

(Photo: video screen grab)

Erin Cummings Reveals Her Favorite Detroit Places

Cummings — the star who came to town to film a TV show and stuck around because she just can’t enough of the Motor City — doesn’t skip a beat when she’s asked to list her favorite things about Detroit.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2013


THAW Celebrity Coneys For A Cause, 2/6/14

American Coney Island will host the 3rd annual Celebrity Coneys for a Cause on Thursday, February 6, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Celebrity servers made up of local media personalities, entertainers and athletes will be on hand to serve lunch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013


Hungry? Take On The American Coney Island Coney Dog Eating Challenge

An iconic Detroit coney restaurant is looking for champion eaters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

American Coney Island_Ford Field

American Coney Island Expanding To Ford Field

Starting with the Lions first exhibition game scheduled for August 10th, American Coney Island’s coneys will be available at every Lions home game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012