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Disneyland performers vote to join Actor's Equity union

The vote will be certified by the labor board.

Giant Dipper roller coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk turns 100

The ride opened on May 17, 1924.

Roller coasters taking shape at Mattel amusement park in Arizona

The park is expected to open in late 2024.

Report says welding started deadly fire at Liseberg

One person died and a significant portion of the water park was destroyed.

Top Thrill 2 faces extended closure for modification

Zamperla, the manufacturer, is working with the park to make the change.

Disney experience division sees 10% rise in revenue, 12% in operating income for quarter

The company warns of softer demand as travel moderates post-pandemic.

Six Flags posts lower revenue, EBITDA and per capita spending for the quarter

The company expects to close the merger with Cedar Fair in Q2.

Cedar Fair sees rise in first quarter net revenue, EBITDA, decrease in per capita spending

The company expects to close the Six Flags merger in Q2.

Universal Studios Hollywood targets 2026 for new Fast & Furious roller coaster

Hollywood Drift will feature individually spinning cars.

Survey suggests possible next roller coaster options for Kings Island

Options include an indoor roller coaster and dive coaster.

Universal Orlando previews Super Nintendo World at Epic Universe

The video is the latest in a series exploring the new lands.

Michelin awards first star to a Walt Disney World restaurant: Victoria and Albert's

The restaurant is part of the Grand Floridian resort, with pricing starting at $295.

Disney will bet $60 billion on the company's future

The company will invest heavily into its theme park division, which it sees as its greatest growth opportunity.

Anaheim council vote on DisneylandForward proposal getting closer

Residents raise concerns over the long-term plan.

Cedar Fair settles Top Thrill Dragster injury lawsuit

Terms of the settlement are confidential.

Guests sue Universal Studios Hollywood for being stuck on Harry Potter ride

The four people are reportedly seeking damages for emotional distress.

Disney teases $60 billion in new attractions over coming decade

The company says that it's committed to telling new stories across its theme park properties.

Silver Dollar City opens Fire In The Hole

The ride replaces a previous ride of the same name.

Do-Dodonpa will not reopen at Fuji-Q Highlands

Citing safety and performance issues, the park decided to permanently close the ride.

Legoland California to use dynamic pricing

Demand will influence ticket pricing.

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Top 100 Coasters

  1. Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point
  2. Velocicoaster, Islands of Adventure
  3. Fury 325, Carowinds
  4. Iron Gwazi, Busch Gardens Tampa
  5. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  6. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
  7. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
  8. Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  9. Voyage, The, Holiday World
  10. Mako, SeaWorld Orlando

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On this day in...

2023: Waldameer owner Paul Nelson dies at 89

2019: Conneaut Lake Park as a nostalgia act

2017: Teens rescued from high stop on Six Flags Over Texas' Joker roller coaster

2017: Kansas one of few states without amusement ride injury reporting requirements

2017: Universal Orlando outlines TapuTapu wearable benefits at Volcano Bay

2015: Disney, SeaWorld experiment with preordering food via mobile apps

2014: La Ronde at odds with Quebec over biometric scanner

2012: New attraction 2012 round-ups

2010: Sky Rocket topped off at Kennywood

2009: Alton Towers bans high heeled shoes for children

2009: Goldman Sachs and others buy up Universal Studios Japan

2009: Conneaut Lake Park opens after two-year absence

2009: Epcot's Innoventions a big score for sponsored exhibits

2009: Terminator Salvation: The Ride, reviewed

2008: Adrenaline Family Entertainment buys Alabama Adventure from Southland Entertainment

2007: Conneaut Lake Park will not open this year

2007: Lagoon opens with Wicked

2007: Muskegon and Michigan's Adventure use Tim Allen to lure Detroiters

2007: Indiana Beach goes smoke-free

2006: Cedar Fair/Paramount Parks conference call notes posted to PointBuzz

2006: Cedar Fair to acquire Paramount Parks

2006: Lesourdsville Lake closed for good

2006: CoasterBuzz Podcast #33 posted

2006: Wild Thing accident causes partial derailment, 18 people hurt

2003: Cablevision wants action on Vivendi Universal Entertainment

2003: Scream pollution sparks debate in downtown Tokyo

2003: Shrek 4-D one up on Disney attractions, review says

2003: Holiday World's new Zinga funnels guests

2002: Time is running out to register for CoasterBuzzCon!

2002: Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 screen shots posted by Infogrames

2001: Pittsburgh paper profiles construction and opening of Phantom's Revenge

2001: Ireland opens at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

2001: SoCal Wipeouts closed following accident at Marine World

2001: Myrtle Beach theme park plans scrapped

2001: Seniors tie knot on Great Escape coaster

2001: SFMW Online adds new photos of Marine World construction

2000: Millennium Force and safety featured in <i>Baltimore Sun</i>

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