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  • Dollywood roller coaster lets you soar like an eagle

    Dollywood roller coaster lets you soar like an eagle
    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. But Dollywood...
  • Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita

    Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita
    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”...
  • The d'oh! that wasn't

     
    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......
  • How do they ban someone for life from an amusement park?

     
    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......
  • July 13 - 17

    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 July 13 6:00-9:00 p.m. (From Barry - Irving...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    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...
  • Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers

    Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers
    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. An intellectual...
  • The first day

    The  first day
    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...