Galveston pier will include amusement park

Posted Monday, January 30, 2012 9:57 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Tilman Fertitta, who built a fortune with a showman's flair, is resurrecting one of Galveston's most iconic tourist attractions - the Pleasure Pier. The $60 million project will put a roller coaster and Ferris wheel over the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to encourage visitors to extend their trips to the island.

Read more from The Houston Chronicle.

Monday, January 30, 2012 3:30 PM

How far is the Kemah Boardwalk from this location?

My favorite MJ tune: "Billie Jean" which I have been listening to alot now. RIP MJ.

Monday, January 30, 2012 3:42 PM

Roughly thirty miles, and this place and Kemah are Landry's properties

Monday, January 30, 2012 7:43 PM
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The Iron Shark coaster! Iron Wolf, Draggin', now a shark. Very cool though.


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