New DreamVision Amusement Park Could Be Coming to Texas

Rumor began circulating Friday about a possible theme park opening in Muscle Shoals that could bring thousands of jobs. The DreamVision Company plans to open a 1,400-acre theme park in Muscle Shoals, according to a press release sent out Friday morning. DreamVision Soundscape would be built at the same time as a second DreamVision park in Fort Worth, Texas. Source: …

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Gwazi Delivers Its Last Ride

Gwazi, the popular wooden roller coaster at Busch Gardens, made its final ascent Sunday, as its passengers clapped and chanted: “Gwa-zee! Gwa-zee! Gwa-zee!” The clackety-clack of cars was complimented by a soft breeze and a bird’s eye view of sparse traffic on Busch Boulevard. One rider, who had never previously ridden the rickety roller coaster, got nervous and wondered aloud …

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New Fast & Furious Commercial to Debut on Super Bowl for Universal Hollywood

PRESS RELEASE: Universal Studios Hollywood shifts into high gear with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch of the “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” thrill ride during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The gripping spot will jump-start Universal Studios Hollywood’s campaign for the eagerly-anticipated opening of “Fast & Furious—Supercharged,” a high-octane, …

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Unauthorized Drone Flies Over Disney and Universal

As visitors at Disney’s Magic Kingdom stood in the theme park counting down to 2015, they likely had no idea a consumer drone was secretly hovering above them, capturing unauthorized aerial video of the New Year’s Eve fireworks display. Footage of that pyrotechnics show, including flaming embers zooming past the unmanned aircraft, was posted on YouTube by a user with …

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Tide Turns for MarineLand, but Not for Kiska

It may take awhile. There will likely be setbacks. Probably more lawsuits. But years from now when people check when, exactly, things changed for marine mammal attractions in Ontario…the tide turned this week. Actually, no need for plural. Marine mammal attraction. There’s only one. Community Safety Minister Yasir Naqvi didn’t mention Marineland by name when announcing a proposed overhaul of …

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