Six Flags

Six Flags, CBS Films Scare Up ‘Hell Fest’-Themed Haunted Attractions

Six Flags Entertainment and CBS Films have teamed up to scare the bejeezus out of theme park visitors all the while promoting CBS and Lionsgate’s …

Horror

Nguyen sets sights on tax plans, Six Flags, Lincoln Beach and 'small box' stores in New Orleans East

A crowd packed into a meeting room at the New Orleans East public library Aug. 20, were District E Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen hosted another meeting …

New Orleans

Travis Scott Shares How Houston Artists From Pimp C to Mike Jones Pushed Him To Make Astroworld

Travis Scott had one of the most explosive, electric, and entertaining performances at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The "Sicko Mode" rapper …

Music

List: Amusement Park Roller Coaster or Apt Description of How I Perceive Myself When I Wear My Salmon Slacks?

1. Thunderhawk<br>2. Steel Vengeance<br>3. Ruby Retribution<br>4. The Monster<br>5. The Boss<br>6. The Indomitable Wasp<br>7. Thunder Dolphin<br>8. Swamp Fox<br>9. The Ivy …

Humor

Six Flags Takes Travel Counterparts' Cue, Launches Rewards Program

Six Flags’ new loyalty program is as much about collecting visitor data as it is about rewarding visitors for their habits.<p>— Grant Martin

Tourism

Hochman: Gracious Matheny is a hit with red-clad crowd

The “we” caught me.<p>There were some “ours,” too, scattered on Saturday. They were probably inadvertent. But the pronouns were pronounced — it’s all so …

St. Louis

Six Flags America roller coaster to close for good

Six Flags America announced Friday that its stand-up coaster, Apocalypse: The Last Stand, will permanently close on Sept. 8.<p>Apocalypse has reigned as …

Amusement Parks

Major Six Flags Roller Coaster Shutting Down: Patch PM

Maryland's most innovative city | Two charged in death of 7-year-old girl | $5.5 million home hits market | Former superintendent dies.<p><i>Share-worthy</i> …

List-Worthy

Genesis of Overtourism and 5 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

Tourism

Free passes and canoe races: Wages may be low but little-known perks make working at a theme park more attractive

Nine Disneyland custodians who call their team Clean Sweep launched their canoe with a splash.<p>“One and two and three and,” shouted the stroker, the paddler at the front of the boat, in a race around Tom Sawyer Island. At the back, Melody Anderson wedged her oar into the water, hoping to steer her …

Walt Disney Company

Why Membership and Licensing Growth Should Thrill Six Flags Investors

The company is on pace for its ninth straight year of growth.<p><b>Six Flags</b> (NYSE:SIX) operates 20 theme parks in the United States, Mexico, and Canada …

Investing

Six Flags Announces New Membership Rewards Program

The most loyal theme park visitors now have extra benefits.

Walt Disney Company

Eisenhower summer digital newsletter

Cardinal Construction Co., Early Start, MVCC STEAM Camp, so much more!<p>This post was contributed by a community member.<p>Eisenhower High School enjoyed …

Middle School

Six Flags Is Taking Theme Park Loyalty to the Next Level

Coming soon to a Six Flags near you: a loyalty program where points can be earned by riding a roller coaster or taking in a show.<p>The regional theme …

Amusement Parks

National Roller Coaster Day: 20 gone, but not forgotten Ohio roller coasters and thrill rides

Roller Coasters

Six Flags' Neat Trick Is Costing Me a Fortune

I'm shuttling my youngest son through Texas this week, and it's all <b>Six Flags</b>' (NYSE: SIX) fault. Earlier this summer, I bought a season pass at Six …

Amusement Parks

Cathay General Bancorp declares $0.24 dividend

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) declares $0.24/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 2.28%<p>Payable Sept. 14; for …

Investing

Oppenheimer positive on Six Flags Entertainment

Oppenheimer says management at Six Flags Entertainment (SIX +0.5%) continues to find creative ways to grow revenue.<p>The analyst team notes that the …

Business

Nine people in van stopped near Six Flags now face immigration charges

<b>EUREKA</b> • Nine undocumented immigrants caught in a traffic stop were indicted Wednesday on immigration charges, the U.S. Attorney's office said.<p>The …

Immigration

Best new roller coasters of 2018

Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio isn't a completely new attraction, exactly. Formerly known as Mean Streak, the surgical specialists at the ride company, Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC), performed a track replacement by yanking out the traditional tracks of the tired, older wooden …

Amusement Parks

Canada's Wonderland says it is building longest, fastest, highest roller-coaster of its type for 2019

There was Behemoth, then Leviathan. And next year, there will be Yukon Striker — the longest, fastest and highest roller-coaster of its type, …

Roller Coasters

In-N-Out, Sephora and Six Flags bring GenZers out the most, reveals Foursquare study

GenZers have been revealed to be 23% more likely to visit shopping malls than the average consumer, according to a report from location technology …

Generation Z

Giant indoor water park, Great Wolf Lodge, headed to Northern California

Great Wolf Lodge, a chain of indoor water parks, is bringing its newest 29-acre attraction to Manteca.<p>The city south of Stockton has been working …

Santa Cruz

2 tractor trailer accidents cripple Cobb County interstates

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Two accidents involving overturned tractor trailers are crippling traffic along major interstate routes in Cobb County - all as …

Tractor-Trailer

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo planning to redevelop AstroWorld land

Changes could soon be coming to the site where AstroWorld once stood. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo says it's in the early stages of …

AstroWorld

10 top coasters for National Roller Coaster Day

It’s National Roller Coaster Day on Thursday, which typically inspires several parks across the country to announce their new coasters for the 2019 …

Walt Disney Company

Celebrate National Roller Coaster Day with these Six Flags Magic Mountain rides

Coaster-lovers, you’re next thrill is around the bend.<p>National Roller Coaster Day is Thursday, Aug. 16, and what better way to celebrate than with a …

Amusement Parks

Zurik: Governor, commissioners decline comment as questions dog pilotage fee board

Governor John Bel Edwards remains silent, despite the findings of a FOX 8 investigation. Two months after our initial reporting, the governor's …

Mardi Gras

Out at the Kingdom is a thrilling LGBT event full of fun at Six Flags in Vallejo

Thrillseekers get ready for the return of LGBT night at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, about 31 miles north of San Francisco.<p><b>Out at the</b> …

LGBTQI

So, You Think You Could Handle These Six Flags Roller Coasters?

Among Six Flags' claim to fame are Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters, whirling rides, the DC Comics superheroes, and soak-inducing water …

Roller Coasters