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Santa Visits Hersheypark in July

The holiday season is still months away, but those of you ready for the holiday spirit will be happy to know that Hersheypark is celebrating Christmas in July this year. “Santa...

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TV ALERT: Insane Coaster Wars July 13

Get your TV ready this Sunday, July 13, as two brand-new episodes of Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination is set to premiere back-to-back beginning at 7 p.m. ET/PT If you’re unfamiliar...

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Diagon Alley Opens at Universal Studios Florida

Today is the big day for Harry Potter (and Universal Studios) fans. After years of construction, speculation and patience, Universal Orlando Resort officially opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter...

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Ninja Derails at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Ninja coaster derailed Monday evening after striking a fallen tree branch, according to a statement by the park. Four riders received minor injuries, and up to...

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Carowinds Teasing 2015 Project

We’re halfway into the 2014 coaster season, and that means that many parks are already dropping hints about what is coming in 2015. Yesterday, Carowinds posted the following photo on...

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A Goliath Music Video

Since Goliath’s opening last month, I’ve accumulated a collection of video clips showing the record-breaking wooden coaster in action. Rather than let them fade into the vast depths of my...

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Former GCI members found Skyline Attractions

In a surprising move, Jeff Pike, Chris Gray, and Evan Souliere have announced they have the left the renown wood coaster builder Great Coasters International to join with Bill Wydra in forming...