Staten Island Fun Park One of the Last Places for Go-Kart Racing in the City

Talk about going out for a spin. There are a handful of Go Kart tracks left in the city offering some throwback summer fun. Our Roger Clark gets behind the wheel — to check one of them out on Staten Island.

“It’s just a fun place to be,” said David Galst, Managing Director of New York Carousel. “Even though we are in the middle of the city, it seems like we are a world away.”

The Staten Island Fun Park is one of a handful of places in the five boroughs to take a go-kart for a spin. The entertainment complex which also features batting cages, and mini golf, has been renovated by the local company New York Carousel — under the watchful eye of amusement veteran Mark Blumenthal, who may look familiar from his days at Rockaway Playland and Coney Island’s Astroland — he is a go kart fan too.

Read the entire article and see the video at NY1.

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