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Knott’s Berry Farm Revamps Halloween Haunt 2013, But Will Their Changes Appeal To A Younger Audience?

Posted on July 16, 2013

Now that Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios has announced the first experience in their 2013 lineup (a Cabin In The Woods-themed haunted house), the race is on for other ...

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Roller Coaster Tycoons: An Interview With Busch Gardens’ Mark Rose and Jeff Hornick

Posted on July 15, 2013

It’s amazing to think that what once began as an elaborate beer garden is now a well-recognized family theme park destination. With two main locations in Florida and Virginia and ...

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A New Restaurant By Designers Dsquared2 Makes Us Wonder: Could Food And Fashion Really Mix?

Posted on July 15, 2013

International fashion house DSquared2 has spent nearly the last two decades stunning consumers with their fashion-forward menswear lines (and, more recently, their provocative women’s wear collections). Identical twin brothers Dean ...

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Fake Illegal Border Crossing Is Maybe The World’s Weirdest Theme Park Attraction

Posted on July 12, 2013

Theme parks and attractions revolve around a multitude of concepts that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Young girls (and boys for that matter) can indulge in their dreams ...

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Course Of The Force Recaptures The Spirit Of Comic Con

Posted on July 11, 2013

Back in 1970, the first San Diego Comic Con International (then known as the Golden State Comic Con) ran for three days at the U.S. Grant Hotel, drawing a modest ...

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The World’s Three Best Circus Museums

Posted on July 10, 2013

The circuses of today are for the most part squeaky-clean family-friendly entertainment – you can even find them incorporated into the occasional theme park. But before they were sanitized for ...

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Dubai’s Upcoming “Mini World” Attraction Is A Metaphor For The City Itself

Posted on July 9, 2013

In recent years, Dubai has made great strides to position itself as an international tourism location by building appealing theme parks and waterparks and constructing record-breaking buildings. We’ve covered several ...

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Mall Of America Will Receive A Monolithic Makeover, But It’s Still No Disney

Posted on July 8, 2013

In Middle America there is a multi-story monolith that encompasses 96.4 acres of square footage and attracts upwards of 40 million visitors a year. Within its boundaries are an indoor ...

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Nature And Technology Collide At Ruby Falls, But Does The Combination Make Sense?

Posted on July 5, 2013

For decades theme park designers have crafted thrilling attractions from daring roller coasters to immersive pop culture-inspired entertainment within the bare concrete expanses of theme park developments. It’s an impressive ...

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The Three Best Fireworks Displays In The United States

Posted on July 4, 2013

The Fourth of July is a quintessentially American holiday. Every year, we celebrate our independence by cooking lots of food, and then blowing things up. It just doesn’t get much ...

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