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Elitch Gardens Sold to Investor Group

Denver’s popular theme and water park Elitch Gardens has been sold to an investor group involving Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, which is planning millions in upgrades for the Denver theme park. A Denver-based investor group announced Friday that it has purchased Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park from CNL Lifestyle Properties, a real estate investment trust. Source: coaster-net.com

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Merlin Entertainment Closes Four Rides in Two UK Parks

Saw at Thorpe Park, The Smiler at Alton Towers, and Dragon’s Fury and Rattlesnake at Chessington World of Adventures have all been closed Wikipedia/PAClosed: The four rides have been closed for the foreseeable future Merlin Entertainment has closed FOUR rides at three of its theme parks following the horrific accident that left four people with serious injuries. Source: coaster-net.com

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Four Seriously Hurt on Smiler at Alton Towers

According to the West Midlands Ambulance Service, there were 16 people riding in one carriage on the attraction when the crash happened just after 2pm. It is believed the passengers crashed into a stationary carriage which was empty at the time. Danny Simm, who was at the theme park when the accident happened, tweeted: “People unconscious, knocked out. Blood everywhere. …

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Skyplex Developer Takes ‘Polercoaster’ to Atlantic City

A South Florida developer who plans to build a new entertainment and retail complex on International Drive might be taking part of that design to Atlantic City. Joshua Wallack, managing principal for the Skyplex Orlando complex, said he hopes to build a roller coaster similar to one proposed for I-Drive on the Atlantic City boardwalk. Source: coaster-net.com

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Hocus Pocus Returns at Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Summer may just be getting started, but I’m already looking forward to fall and the return of my favorite event at Magic Kingdom Park, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. And this year’s party will be extra fun with the introduction of an all-new show on the Castle Forecourt Stage. In “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular,” the mischievous Sanderson Sisters from Disney’s “Hocus …

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