| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events
Corks for a...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events.
Family 5K and health fair
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 AM
It's been almost a decade since Disneyland opened a truly new attraction and nearly two decades since the Anaheim theme park introduced a groundbreaking new ride.
You have to go back to 2005’s Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters for the last truly new...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Oriental Land Co., the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea, has announced plans to invest $4.6 billion to expand and improve the two theme parks in Japan over the next 10 years.
A big part of the investment will go to redevelop and expand...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:00 AM
L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Looking ahead to 2015, theme parks around the world are planning to add a host of new attractions designed to thrill ride enthusiasts.
Consider this a tentative and fluid list of new attractions on tap across the globe. As is often the case, some...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Jordan Zimmerman, founder of Zimmerman Advertising, has been named a winner of the 2015 Horatio Alger Award, a prominent national honor that recognizes success despite adversity.
Zimmerman is one of 12 Americans to receive the award this year, the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Joker, archenemy of Batman and other DC Comics superheroes, made an early (and animatronic) appearance on the expo floor of IAAPA on Tuesday morning.
The bad guy sighting at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions was...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Amusement park operator Six Flags and a German roller coaster maker have reached a settlement with the family of a woman who was killed last year when she plunged to her death from a roller coaster at a park in Texas, they said in a statement.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:24 AM
There is a new resident at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Safari Off Road Adventure. Baby giraffe Mika was born to first-time mom Noel Oct. 11 inside the giraffe barn. Mika is the ninth giraffe at the safari in the amusement park in Jackson, NJ....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A long month of Halloween fun awaits. Like to be scared silly? Got you covered. Enjoy getting just a little spooked? Check that. Looking for fall fun for the whole family? There are plenty of hay mazes, fall festivals, special events, parades, trick-or-...