Tagged With: Amusement Parks

Echoes of the Crowd: Glen Echo Park!

  While the kids have gone back to school and our family is gearing up for the fall schedule, I wanted to mention that we visited King’s Island a few weeks ago.  Everyone had a great time and even got to see the new rides, etc.  However, I’m struck by how many rides have changed … Continue reading »

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$29,000, Bobby Darin and Disneyland: The Strange, Sad Saga of Freedomland.

Been to Disney lately? How about Cedar Point? Maybe King’s Island? Have you been to Freedomland yet? Well, that last question was a bit of a trick, because Freedomland actually no longer exists. In its brief lifespan, there was quite a bit of innovation as well as other things….such as the $29,000 heist and Bobby … Continue reading »

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