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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Just along for the rides: Your guide to Pennsylvania amusement parks

    Just along for the rides: Your guide to Pennsylvania amusement parks
    A family, a sense of anticipation that?s been building all week, a car packed with kids ? and you don't get back home until dark. Your destination: a fun-filled amusement park where everyone spends the entire day being thrilled, getting splashed on,...
  • Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak

    Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak
    Orlando City extended its unbeaten streak to 18 games with a 0-0 draw at Sacramento Republic F.C. late Thursday. The Lions (15-0-3, 48 points) secured a point despite some miscues and avoided recording a loss in USL-PRO play. Orlando City was...
  • Orlando City cracks down on fan groups after arrests during Tampa game

    Orlando City cracks down on fan groups after arrests during Tampa game
    Orlando City is cracking down on supporter groups after fans were arrested during a road game against the rival Tampa Bay Rowdies Sunday.  Sixteen fans were ejected and four men were arrested during the Lions' 3-2 win over Tampa Sunday. The incident...
  • 4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.

    4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.
    Two dozen people, four of them slightly injured, were left stranded high off the ground after a roller coaster ride struck a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park in southern California on Monday evening, fire officials said. The Ninja roller...
  • Epcot: Voices of Liberty go 'Frozen,' break into 'Let It Go'

    Epcot: Voices of Liberty go 'Frozen,' break into 'Let It Go'
    Disney World has released a video of its Voices of Liberty singing the omnipresent "Frozen" anthem "Let It Go." The a capella group, typically dressed in colonial garb, performs multiple times daily at the American Adventure at Epcot. I think of the...
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios: 'Frozen' celebration extended

    Disney's Hollywood Studios: 'Frozen' celebration extended
    "Frozen" is still hot. Disney World will extend its summerlong celebration of the animated film at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park by almost four weeks. The Frozen Summer Fun Live events will continue through Sept. 28, Disney says. They were...
  • Here We Go Loop-de-Loop

    Here We Go Loop-de-Loop
    It’s always fun to tie two disparate topics together to make one editorial cartoon. Case in point, today’s cartoon about Connecticut’s ever-changing budget surplus estimate and the closing of the beloved roller coaster, the Cyclone, at...
  • Closing time: Disney moves up end date for American Idol Experience

    Closing time: Disney moves up end date for American Idol Experience
    Disney World will close its American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park earlier than previously announced. The last day for the attraction, based on Fox's television singing competition, will be Aug. 30. In June, Disney said the...
  • Disney offering Florida resident discount for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

    Disney offering Florida resident discount for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
    Florida residents can experience this year's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World for a discounted rate.  Florida residents can save up to $6 per ticket for select dates through September for the annual Halloween-themed, special-...
  • Riders rescued from Six Flags roller coaster

    Riders rescued from Six Flags roller coaster
    Firefighters rescued 24 riders who were stranded for hours Sunday atop a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland, officials said. "All riders safely on the ground," the Prince George's County Fire Department tweeted shortly after 7 p.m....