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  • What's next for soon-to-retire Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain?

    What's next for soon-to-retire Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain?
    A classic ride that was once the fastest and tallest roller coaster in the world will retire this summer after thrilling generations of riders at Six Flags Magic Mountain. But will Colossus rise again? The 1978 wooden racing coaster will "end its 36-...
  • Six Flags to close Colossus roller coaster in August

    Six Flags to close Colossus roller coaster in August
    When it opened in 1978, the Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia was the tallest and fastest in the world. Today, the wooden coaster that peaks at 125 feet and reaches speeds of 62 mph doesn't rank among the top 10 in either...
  • For the record

    Concert day: In the June 11 Calendar section, the 5 Days Out feature listed the wrong performance day for "Even the Light Itself Falls" at Art Share L.A. Theater. The show is Friday, not Thursday. Mass MoCA: In the June 6 Calendar section, an article...
  • 'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride

    'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride
    The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States. While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...
  • Injuries Starting To Catch Up With Sun

    Injuries Starting To Catch Up With Sun
    UNCASVILLE — The Connecticut Sun have relied on enthusiasm and benefited from good health to put together the five-game winning streak that has revitalized the team. But now on the verge of a game that could move them closer to first place in...
  • Stafford Middle School Choirs Continue Their Winning History

    Stafford Middle School Choirs Continue Their Winning History
    Stafford Middle’s Stage and Select choir groups took home an armful of trophies at the Music Showcase Festivals Competition.  The competition took place at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. It began May 17 and lasted four weeks. Members...
  • Six Flags delays opening of Goliath roller coaster

    Six Flags delays opening of Goliath roller coaster
    Weather is to blame for the delay of the long-awaited Goliath roller coaster, billed as the fastest and steepest wooden coaster in the world, according to officials at Six Flags Great America. "Thanks to Mother Nature’s freezing temperatures...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...
  • The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?

    The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?
    Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight? After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • Tribune architecture critic: CTA flyover proposal misguided, unnecessary

     Tribune architecture critic: CTA flyover proposal misguided, unnecessary
    A city is a machine for moving people and goods. It's also a habitat where human beings build their nests and neighborhoods. These traits often conflict, most famously in the 1950s when the uber-activist, Jane Jacobs, stopped the uber-planner, Robert...