The shuttering of Astroland Amusement Park has been looming for some time and come this weekend Brooklyn residents will be bidding it adieu for good.

The park, which for 46 years thrilled many with its rides, has long been a cultural icon on Coney Island's Surf Avenue. However, after a long negotiation for a new lease, owner Carol Albert decided to walk away from the park.

"I talked...

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