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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • Holiday World adds a steel beast to its renowned wooden coaster lineup

    Holiday World adds a steel beast to its renowned wooden coaster lineup
    Holiday World’s new $22-million Thunderbird launched wing coaster will join a renowned ride lineup that includes a trio of top-ranked wooden coasters. Set to debut April 25 at the Indiana theme park, construction is already underway on the wing...
  • Get ready for the next wave of looping wooden coasters

    Get ready for the next wave of looping wooden coasters
    The next generation of looping wooden coasters promises to deliver a heart-pounding collection of near-vertical drops, over-banked turns and barrel roll inversions to theme parks around the world over the next few years. The once-impossible pipe dream...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free Slurpees, Chick-fil-A and $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! Free Slurpees, Chick-fil-A and $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features a free meal at Chick-fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day. Of course, there's a link to a free cow costume. Plus, 7-Eleven is celebrating it's 87th birthday with...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free doughnuts and big savings on SoFla summer fun

    It's Freebie Friday! Free doughnuts and big savings on SoFla summer fun
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today is National Donut Day! Munch on free Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts on the first day of summer vacation for kids. I also have a huge roundup on ways to save on fun in the South Florida sun. Plus, you can still save on...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free Apple Camp, bowling at AMF lanes

    It's Freebie Friday! $10 off at Macy's, free Apple Camp, bowling at AMF lanes
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today, I have rounded up some crazy-good freebies and savings: $10 off at Macy's, half-off Papa John's Pizza as a thank you to fans from the Miami Heat, free bowling a AMF lanes on Saturday and free Apple Camp for kids in July. You...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes

    Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes
    Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country. For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free Starbucks and gas

    It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free Starbucks and gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and Kohl's. Plus, you can get free Starbucks gift cards and save  $10 on gas cards at Publix. Keep...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Save $10 at Macy's, tax-free hurricane supplies

    It's Freebie Friday! Save $10 at Macy's, tax-free hurricane supplies
    Happy Freebie Friday! The end of a short week and I've got savings at Macy's good through Sunday, a free "Maleficient" iBook and Florida's tax holiday on hurricane supplies kicks off Saturday, too. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...