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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens

    Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens
     This is not a funny story. A person gets hurt. An animal gets killed. And lots of people get spatterd with blood.  Except that it is funny, just on the sheer improbability of the details.  In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on Saturday, we...
  • Knoebels to debut first steel coaster with four inversions

    Knoebels to debut first steel coaster with four inversions
    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania.   Knoebel’s, better known for its old-school wooden coasters, has announced it will build its first steel roller coaster with four inversions, the park’s...
  • SeaWorld to build bigger enclosures for killer whales in U.S.

    (Reuters) - Theme park operator SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said on Friday it would nearly double the size of its San Diego killer whale tank and expand similar enclosures in Florida and Texas amid criticism over its treatment of the animals. The...
  • Mexicana de Orlando busca a hermana tras 50 años de separación

    Mexicana de Orlando busca a hermana tras 50 años de separación
    Aunque no la ve hace décadas, la mexicana Rose Strong tiene grabada en su memoria la sonrisa y la mirada de Alejandra, su hermana menor. También recuerda los juegos que compartían, la cama en la que dormían y la vida que tuvieron juntas — hasta...
  • Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland

    Raglan Road hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland
    Disney's Raglan Road is hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland. University of Central Florida football fans who can’t fly to Ireland can catch the game and enjoy a brunch at Downtown Disney's Irish pub.  At 8:...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks

    SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks
    Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam. The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
  • How to get fluent fast

    How to get fluent fast
    "Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It" Harmony, $16 Learning a language is like fencing, writes Gabriel Wyner. "Stabbing friends with pointy metal objects resembles language learning more than you might think," he...
  • By the numbers: SeaWorld's big expansion plans

    By the numbers: SeaWorld's big expansion plans
    SeaWorld’s announcement Friday that it would expand killer whale habitat is getting a lot of attention from business press. The company’s share price had tanked by almost one third after disappointing earnings came out earlier this week. See...
  • SeaWorld stock falls 33% as orca controversy hurts attendance

    SeaWorld stock falls 33% as orca controversy hurts attendance
    Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment plunged 33% Wednesday after the company's earnings missed Wall Street expectations. The Orlando, Fla.-based company also conceded for the first time that attendance at its theme parks has been hurt by negative...
  • Accesso plans to take attractions technology into South Korea

    Accesso Technology Group, the attractions-industry company with North American operations based in Lake Mary, has its eye on South Korean theme parks. Accesso just signed a three-year deal with South Korean consultant Vision Works Global to help broker...