Tagged: six flags new orleans

Bringing Jazzland Back to Life with Tonya Pope

Six Flags New Orleans, which opened in 2000 as Jazzland, has stood dormant ever since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region in late August of 2005. The decaying park has experienced a second life as a...

Jazzland Team Aiming to Reopen Six Flags New Orleans

More than 11 years have passed since Six Flags New Orleans closed for Hurricane Katrina and never reopened. Since then, the abandoned, decaying amusement park has become a symbol for the lingering effects of the historic storm. But a plan to reopen...

Coasters-101: Why are roller coasters removed?

Roller coasters are multi-million dollar investments that amusement parks spend countless dollars and time in designing, building, and maintaining. But lately it seems like we’ve seen more roller coasters and classic thrill rides closed and dismantled than ever before. Why...