Hard Rock Park: The way the music died

Posted Monday, December 15, 2008 9:03 AM | Contributed by T Van

In September 2002, Jon Binkowski and Steven Goodwin were in Los Angeles, trying to pitch their idea for a Myrtle Beach theme park to movie studios, when they got a call from Hard Rock International. The cafe, hotel and casino company wanted to see their plans for the proposed Hard Rock Park immediately. But the pair didn't have a plan for a rock 'n' roll theme park - just a generic park with roller coasters and a Ferris wheel.

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Monday, December 15, 2008 2:30 PM

Very interesting. One of the more well-researched and written amusement park articles I've read. Sounds like a couple guys just really got in over their heads. What a shame. I would have loved to visit it one day. (Who knows, if PARC takes it over, I may just yet -- but it won't be Hard Rock, if that happens.)

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