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  • Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas Film Romantic Comedy At Lake Compounce

    BRISTOL --  Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene.
  • Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination

    Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination
    A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...

    Knott's Berry Farm returns to its roots with Boysenberry Festival

    Knott's Berry Farm returns to its roots with Boysenberry Festival
    It's no wonder Knott's Berry Farm is hosting a Boysenberry Festival this month. Namesake Walter Knott was the first farmer to grow the berry commercially and start selling them at his Buena Park stand in the 1930s. As the story goes, Knott's business in...

    Unique wooden shuttle coaster coming to tiny Texas amusement park

    Unique wooden shuttle coaster coming to tiny Texas amusement park
    It’s safe to say most coaster enthusiasts had never heard of ZDT’s before the tiny Texas amusement park announced plans to add a one-of-a-kind ride this summer. Designed by Ohio-based Gravity Group, the Famous Switchback Railway will be...

    What to expect for Disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration

    What to expect for Disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration
    What do you give a 60-year-old theme park that has everything? How about a nighttime parade transplanted from Hong Kong Disneyland and an anniversary-themed update to its long-running fireworks show? Disneyland will add plenty of polish, sparkle and...