Coney Island fortune-telling machine ‘Grandmother’s Predictions’ returns following Sandy damage

The machine has been around for more than 80 years on Coney Island.

The machine has been around for more than 80 years on Coney Island. (5/12/13)

BROOKLYN - A Coney Island staple returned today after a brief hiatus due to Superstorm Sandy.

The fortune telling machine "Grandmother's Predictions" handed out predictions to Coney Island visitors for more than 80 years under Deno's Wonder Wheel. Following Sandy, a six-month restoration process involved rebuilding her cabinet, rewiring her mechanism and recreating a lot of permanently destroyed components.

Those responsible for her reparation as well as those seeking some advice were overjoyed at the machine's return.
 

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