| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Accesso Technology Group, the attractions-industry company with North American operations based in Lake Mary, has its eye on South Korean theme parks.
Accesso just signed a three-year deal with South Korean consultant Vision Works Global to help broker...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Six Flags America donated nearly 4,000 school supplies Friday to Title 1 schools in Prince George's County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and Washington D.C.
The supplies were donated to World Vision, a Washington state faith-based organization...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Two dozen people were rescued on Sunday from a Maryland roller coaster that malfunctioned, leaving a car stuck for hours near a high point of the ride, emergency officials said.
The passengers were trapped about 75 feet in the air atop the Joker's Jinx...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Two dozen people who got stuck near the top of a roller coaster at a Six Flags theme park in Maryland have all safely reached the ground, officials said Sunday after a rescue operation that lasted about five hours.
"All 24 patrons on the ground being...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Two dozen people were rescued from a roller coaster Sunday at Six Flags America amusement park in Prince George's County.
The Joker's Jinx came to a stop atop a curve at around 2:30 p.m. A park spokesman said in a statement that a computerized safety...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It seems we are smack in the middle of amusement park season. I've heard from readers heading to Cedar Point, Holiday World, Disney, Universal and of course, Six Flags.
But trips to theme parks can be hard on the family budget. Here are some tips for...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
So what if you're toting diapers and a stroller, the kids aren't too young to hit theme parks -- especially this summer -- and you're guaranteed some fun, too.
Wherever you and your toddlers and preschoolers find yourselves this summer, you'll find...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
RadioShack sales keep dropping, cash is going fast and the stock trades for half a buck. Heck, one analyst has a target price of zero. So why doesn't RadioShack declare bankruptcy already?
Maybe that won't fix the problem.
American Airlines used Chapter...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district.
Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her.
When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Power was restored at the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee on Sunday after a power outage the previous evening left people stranded on rides, a spokeswoman said.
The amusement park in Gurnee was planning to return to normal operations on...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Chicago Fed index of national economic activity
Local earnings: Aptar Group Inc., Packaging Corp. of America
Other earnings: Allergan Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Brown & Brown Inc., Hasbro Inc., Lennox International Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Six...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...