Posts Tagged Amusement and theme parks

Amusement park won’t rename coaster ‘King James’

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar.

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Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

This  Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a fire engine from an amusment park ride built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Mangels, who was passionate about amusement parks, built carousels, shooting ranges and other rides for Coney Island and other parks during the first quarter of the 20th century. (AP Photo/Green-Wood Historic Fund, Art Presson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island’s historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today.

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