American Coney Island

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Seen in Detroit: August 13 – 19

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s photos of Summer!


(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

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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

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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

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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