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.

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