RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Amusement and Theme Parks

A collection of news and information related to Amusement and Theme Parks published by this site and its partners.

Top Amusement and Theme Parks Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • 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...
  • Green Wheels: An Electric Car Show For A Maturing Market

    Green Wheels: An Electric Car Show For A Maturing Market
    BARCELONA, SPAIN — I first attended an Electric Vehicle Show (EVS) back in 1994, when it was a sleepy little trade event in Orlando. I remember the visit to Disney World better than I do the conversions and tentative production cars on display....
  • 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. “...
  • Move Over, Griswolds: Our Family "Vacation"

    Let's hear it for Spring Break! We put life on hold for a few days last week to partake in a family vacation which culminated in some amazing activities in the Tampa, Florida area. First, we headed to the Clearwater Marine Aqarium to visit Winter, the...
  • Bringing A Children's Book To Life

    Bringing A Children's Book To Life
    Over the last nine years of motherhood, I have had so many important moments with my boys thanks to books.  When they were little, we would snuggle together and read board books until the pages were worn.  In fact, I recently put a bin of these in the...
  • It's a Small World to become a big Disney film

    It's a Small World to become a big Disney film
    It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie. Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
  • Disney World: FastPass+ limit gone, park-hopping added Monday

    Disney World: FastPass+ limit gone, park-hopping added Monday
    Disney World theme-park guests will be able to use FastPass+ an unlimited number of times as of Monday. Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, confirmed the change Thursday. Since testing began, users have been limited to three per day,...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
  • Walt Disney World voted favorite theme park for 11th year

    Walt Disney World voted favorite theme park for 11th year
    The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.  It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
  • Hired: Bethlehem parking director

    Bethlehem Parking Authority on Wednesday approved the hiring of a new director, who most recently ran Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's parking operations, a little more than a month after the position became vacant. Kevin Livingston, who was...
  • 'Doonesbury, Millennial, and Disney: Letters

    'Doonsesbury' on Easter This past Sunday I did not get to read the comics section. So Tuesday's letter to the editor from Jim Woodward saying the "Doonesbury" strip has no place in the Sentinel on Easter Sunday really piqued my curiosity. What blasphemy...