| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Billed as the successor to the beloved Main Street Electrical Parade, Disneyland’s new 1.5 million-light Paint the Night will be a near carbon copy of a Hong Kong Disneyland nighttime parade.
Starting May 22, Disneyland’s new parade joins...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:30 AM
A German theme park will introduce a first-of-a-kind attraction featuring a 240-foot-tall high-speed hyper-coaster sandwiched between a pair of medieval-themed dark ride experiences.
Set to debut this summer at Hansa Park, Karnan's Oath: Beware of Its...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:15 AM
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's 60th Anniversary: Overview | Parade...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The new Batman fourth-dimension roller coaster coming to Six Flags Fiesta Texas in 2015 will feature seats that spin forward and backward as the train navigates a zigzagging track with undulating straightaways and free-fall drops.
Set to debut in summer...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In the distinct dialect of Boston natives, the new wood-steel hybrid roller coaster planned for Six Flags New England looks freakin’ wicked good.
Located west of Boston, the Massachusetts amusement park will transform the classic 1983 Cyclone...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A blizzard of "Frozen" proportions is headed to the greater Disneyland area with a high probability of winter wonderland dance parties, rafter-rattling sing-alongs and delusional talking snowmen.
For those who have long since cooled to the "Frozen"...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Seventies heartthrob Erik Estrada shot to fame as the hunky, suave Frank “Ponch” Poncherello in the motorcycle cop show “Chips.” Now he’s got a fresh new tribute to that role as the voice of helicopter Nick “Loopin&...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Watching folks try out the Hogwarts Express train at Universal the past two days has given me a flashback to when we first heard the rumor that its Harry Potter expansion would be built in Universal Studios theme park rather than Islands of Adventure,...