| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:02 AM
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. - Given the well-grounded corporate nervousness of those in the leisure industry about being associated with any particular religious belief, it's unusual to approach a roller coaster and be greeted by a Bible verse.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Aug 31, 2011
The kids were all set for a big, end-of-summer outing to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee today when my son's girlfriend had the presence of mind to check the calendar at the park's website (left) and saw that, as......
| Sep 4, 2011
Megan Craig's recent Tribune story Banned for life from Great America -- Wisconsin dad, dozens of others have been prohibited from ever visiting Six Flags again for a variety of infractions raised for me the intriguing question of just how......
| Jul 14, 2009
| 7:18 AM
Halsted Tastes Better - Amusement Park Deals - Dr. Joseph Siegler - Pianoman - Eddie Money - Botanic Backyard - Gary Owen
Monday, July 13
Time for Talent
Halsted Tastes Better
Benefiting the Lakeview Pantry
(From Barry - Irving...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:44 AM
It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye
ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks.
Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 6:00 AM
Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow!
A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011.
| Aug 8, 2010
No other milestone provides a snapshot of a child's life like the first day of school. It's a tangible reflection of the child moving away from the parent and into the adult he or she will become.
Unlike graduation, where success is celebrated and...