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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • 40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says

    40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says
    California safety inspectors are investigating what caused the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain to derail on Monday, stranding riders for hours. Park officials and witnesses described seeing a large branch fall across the tracks at about...
  • Universal Studios: Where to find 'Jaws' references in Diagon Alley

    Universal Studios: Where to find 'Jaws' references in Diagon Alley
    Throughout the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you can find subtle salutes to Jaws, the Universal Studios ride that was once on the site of the new attractions. Here are four of them — you can look for more when you visit: +...
  • Probe continues into cause of Six Flags roller coaster derailment

    Probe continues into cause of Six Flags roller coaster derailment
    California safety inspectors continued their investigation Wednesday into the partial derailment of the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Park officials and witnesses described seeing a large branch fall across the tracks at about 6 p.m....
  • 'Lego Movie' Blocks '300' From Top Spot in Home Video Sales

    Warner's "The Lego Movie" reclaimed the top spot on both national home video sales charts the week ending July 6, bumping the historical actioner "300: Rise of an Empire" - which debuted at No. 1 the previous week - to the No. 2 spot. In its third week...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain sued over Ninja ride accident

    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,...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Get a discount on Busch Gardens Fun Card at Newport News Visitor Center

    Get a discount on Busch Gardens Fun Card at Newport News Visitor Center
    Discounts on Busch Gardens' Fun Cards are virtually non-existent. Fun Cards offer visitors the chance to pay for a single-day admission and return for unlimited visits through the summer months.  Visitors can get a small discount on the Fun Cards,...
  • Cinecittà World Theme Park Designed By Dante Ferretti Unveiled in Rome

    ROME - Rome's long-in-the-works $300 million Cinecittà World theme park, designed by multiple-Oscar-winning production designer designer Dante Ferretti and based on films shot at the famed studios, including "Ben Hur," several by Federico Fellini, and...
  • Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement

    Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement
    Erick Aybar had his All-Star break planned out. The Angels shortstop was going to take his 7-year-old daughter, Ahaieri, and 6-year-old son, Eiren, to Disneyland, and get as much rest as he could after a grueling first half in which he played all but...
  • It's Freebie Friday ! Free Slurpees and meals at Chick-fil-A

    It's Freebie Friday ! Free Slurpees and meals at Chick-fil-A
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features a free meal at Chick-Fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day. Of course, there's a link to a free cow costume. Plus, 7-Eleven is celebrating it's 87th birthday with...
  • Taking the Kids -- to theme parks when they aren't in school yet

    Taking the Kids -- to theme parks when they aren't in school yet
    So what if you're toting diapers and a stroller, the kids aren't too young to hit theme parks -- especially this summer -- and you're guaranteed some fun, too. Wherever you and your toddlers and preschoolers find yourselves this summer, you'll find...