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  • Six Flags' Cyclone Roller Coaster To Have Its Last Run Sunday

    Six Flags' Cyclone Roller Coaster To Have Its Last Run Sunday
    Six Flags New England is closing down one of its two wooden roller coasters: The Cyclone, which opened at the Agawam, Mass. park on June 24, 1983, will host its last riders on Sunday, July 20. "It is always difficult whenever we say goodbye to a classic...
  • Boom with a view: Your guide to Fourth of July celebrations

    Boom with a view: Your guide to Fourth of July celebrations
    It’s celebration time! America turns 238 on July Fourth. On this special holiday, the region is filled with festive events, concerts, parades and — yes — fireworks! Once dusk arrives, about 9:15 p.m., the skies will light up with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Small fire near Goliath coaster at Six Flags

    Small fire near Goliath coaster at Six Flags
    Gurnee firefighters were at Six Flags Great America this afternoon after roof shingles caught fire on a structure attached to the park’s new wooden roller coaster, Goliath. Those shingles, located above the station where passengers eventually will...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brooke Shields celebrates Mother's Day at Six Flags Great Adventure

     
    Actress Brooke Shields celebrated Mother’s Day over the weekend at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, with her husband, director Chris Henchy, and daughters Rowan and Grier. The family was joined Saturday by two of the daughters’...