| May 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Disney has shown it isn't afraid to make changes, and next up on its revamp list at Walt Disney World is the Polynesian Resort. Part of moving forward though is a bit of a throwback.
"As part of this transformation, the resort is returning to its...
| 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&...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Weather is to blame for the delay of the long-awaited Goliath roller coaster, billed as the fastest and steepest wooden coaster in the world, according to officials at Six Flags Great America.
"Thanks to Mother Nature’s freezing temperatures...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Six Flags Great America has announced a new opening date of Thursday, June 19 for the much-anticipated Goliath roller coaster, which is touted by the amusement park company as being the world's tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Power was restored at the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee on Sunday after a power outage the previous evening left people stranded on rides, a spokeswoman said.
The amusement park in Gurnee was planning to return to normal operations on...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain.
The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors who were riding the Ninja roller coaster when it struck a downed tree Monday sued the park, seeking unspecified damages.
Jeremy Ead and Olivia Feldman filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Walt Disney World is known by many as the "Happiest Place on Earth," but the experience might not be so magical for some.
Bart Scott is a father of three children, all under 7 years of age. He says he's been to Disney World at least 10 or 12 times....
| May 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Children who are fans of Disney/Pixar's "Cars" will soon have a chance to ride in full-size versions of two of the characters from the 2006 film.
Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios are bringing Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin to life for...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Jay Ward's in-depth knowledge and love of cars and motorsports gave him the title of "guardian" of the Disney-Pixar "Cars" franchise.
It was only fitting to have the "Cars" Creative Director help bring two of the film's characters to the real world....