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Shanghai Disneyland will close in effort to contain coronavirus

It is not clear when the park will reopen.

Disney Imagineers speak to hundreds of STEM students

Students learned about the problem solving challenges of Disney's creative wing.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg plans suggest new roller coaster

The site is described as the former Drachen Fire site.

Man sues Six Flags Great Adventure after stepping on bamboo that cuts through shoe

The man was retrieving a cell phone that he hid allegedly at the urging of ride operators.

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan will have coin collecting experience

A phone app and wearable will be part of the experience.

Former CFO and accountant of Silverwood convicted of embezzlement

Accountant will serve three years while CFO will also pay back $160,000.

Holy Land Experience to end stage shows, consider redevelopment of land

The Orlando attraction says it's evaluating its options.

SeaWorld to defend itself in investor class action over Blackfish impact

Complaint says that company misled investors.

Orca Encounter show debuts at SeaWorld Orlando

Show takes a more straightforward educational approach than previous One Ocean.

PointBuzz ranks the top 10 news stories about Cedar Point in the last decade

From executive changes to massive renovation, these are the big Cedar Point stories of the decade ending now.

Costumed characters at Walt Disney World file police reports over inappropriate touching

Severity and outcomes vary wildly, according to reports.

Disneyland closes for capacity on Friday after Christmas

The park reaches capacity a few times per year.

Micromanaging board behind revolving door of executives at SeaWorld Entertainment

Orlando Weekly explores the turnover as the company has five CEO's in less than two years.

Throwback: The Michigan Cedar Point that never came to be

A park set to open in 1976 was derailed by opposition.

Harry Potter invigorated attraction development this decade

Universal Orlando's investment was followed by a number huge investments by competitors.

West Coast Racers soft opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain

The unique dueling roller coaster makes its official debut in January.

Disneyland's Space Mountain will revert to classic theme after an extended Star Wars overlay

The Star Wars version of the ride closes January 7.

Cedar Fair names Daniel Hanrahan as board chair

Matt Ouimet will continue to serve as a director.

Proposed Orlando to Tampa rail line could stop at Walt Disney World

Spokesperson says there are advanced talks in progress for the line.

Great Escape battles planning board over ride placement

The board made extreme requirements to allow the original placement.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Fury 325, Carowinds
  3. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  4. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  5. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  6. Twisted Colossus, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  7. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  8. Twisted Timbers, Kings Dominion
  9. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  10. Maverick, Cedar Point

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On this day in...

2019: Legoland Florida announces pirate-themed hotel

2016: Great Wolf Lodge buys 50 acres next door to Walt Disney World

2016: Harrison Ford will host TV special to reveal new Star Wars theme park attractions

2014: PA gets more time in case against Conneaut Lake trustees

2011: Former owner of Wild Waves will manage the property for CNL.

2011: Octotron opens at Belmont Park

2010: King Kong returning to Universal Studios Hollywood as giant 3-D image

2010: Prosecution rests in Etheredge trial

2009: Sally Corp. lays off 16 in downturn

2009: Knoebels buys Golden Nugget from Morey's

2008: CoasterBuzz Podcast #103 posted

2008: Six Flags considers selling more parks, eying big budget cuts

2008: Euro Disney edges closer to profitability

2008: Wild Escape plans going nowhere in West Virginia

2007: Kennywod announces Cosmic Chaos

2006: Six Flags headquarters moving to New York, Oklahoma City parks closing

2005: Legoland California attendance, revenue up, Robocoasters opening this year

2004: State of Florida agrees to its part in bringing back Cypress Gardens

2004: Sandusky parking tax one step closer to dead

2004: Trial begins for surgeon versus DCA

2004: Tokyo Disneyland releases cause behind Space Mountain accident

2003: CoasterBuzz changes slated for late Wednesday

2003: New construction photos of Celebration City posted

2003: Dracula theme park wont be in Transylvania

2002: Discovery Cove closed for repair

2002: New Dreamworld videos added to Ozattractions.com.au

2002: Xcelerator site work progresses at Knott's Berry Farm

2002: Busch Williamsburg announces Passport Day exclusive

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