Published 7:33 am CDT, Saturday, September 7, 2019 SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Cedar Fair Entertainment says attendance is up this year at its amusement and water parks. The Sandusky, Ohio-based company says attendance was up 2% through August at its parks and up 6% overall when its two new Texas water parks are included. Cedar Fair this summer acquired two Schlitterbahn water parks in Texas in a $260 million deal. The company now operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks across the U.S. The company says its revenue has increased 8% to a record $1.1 billion over last year. It also says spending in its parks and at its hotels has risen. … [Read more...] about Cedar Fair reports attendance up at amusement, water parks
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Jonathan Ayestas, KCRA Published 10:05 pm PDT, Sunday, August 25, 2019 The 40-person brawl began around 3:30 p.m. by the Lazy River picnic area after a disagreement between two women over who took whose beach towel, said Everest Robillard, the Cal Expo police chief. The 40-person brawl began around 3:30 p.m. by the Lazy River picnic area after a disagreement between two women over who took whose beach towel, said Everest Robillard, the Cal Expo police chief. Photo: Yoav Cohen / TNS Photo: Yoav Cohen / TNS Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The 40-person brawl began around 3:30 p.m. by the Lazy River picnic area after a disagreement between two women over who took whose beach towel, said Everest Robillard, the Cal Expo police chief. The 40-person brawl began around 3:30 … [Read more...] about 40-person brawl at Raging Waters started over beach towel
10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sloan’s Lake Park, 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd., Denver, free; cdbf.orgThe Colorado Dragon Boat Festival is dedicated to the state’s Asian Pacific American citizens, honoring their accomplishments and culture. The festival returns this weekend for its 19th year.“It was started by three founders, Ding Wen Hsu, Howie Solow and John Chin. They got together, and they had noticed that in Colorado, the Pan-Asian communities here were small but mighty, and we have a lot that we contribute to Colorado,” says Sara Moore, executive director of the Dragon 5280 organizers. “They wanted to find a way to bring not only the Pan-Asian communities together, but also the general public.“They decided, ‘What better way to bring people together than through friendly competition through sport?’”This year, the festival honors Vietnamese culture and the Chinese year of the pig. During opening ceremonies, a dragon puppet snakes … [Read more...] about Colorado Dragon Boat Festival sails at Sloan’s Lake Park
Travel | Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew. Sections Skip to content Skip to site index With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined. Credit Credit Caroline Van Hemert Supported by ByCaroline Van Hemert May 13, 2019 This was the third time I’d sailed up the Inside Passage in a boat. The third time I’d watched surf explode from the rocky headlands of northern Vancouver Island, the swell rhythmically shifting my view of the horizon. The umpteenth time I’d listened to the weather forecast on the VHF radio while gulls catapulted past me in the wind. But it was the first time I’d done a trip like this with young children on board. Last June, in the lengthening days of summer, my husband, Pat, and I launched north from Bellingham, Wash., on a 32-foot … [Read more...] about Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew.
April 18, 2019 By Lauren McShane Leave a Comment Mountains unfolding behind nguni cattle, honey-dipped horses grazing on green hills as the day’s last light catches them and the sound of pebbles being tossed into a lily-covered dam by a three-year old; just a few ingredients for a perfect family-friendly farm stay. When I think farm, I definitely don’t imagine designer furniture, custom-made cushions, rugs and chic living spaces with modern floor lamps, a fire place and plunger coffee. But here at White Water Farm in Stanford, the owners Alex and Rob have ensured that on their farm with horses, nguni cattle and dogs, a juxtaposition of the finest decor and design will surprise you and add sprinkles of luxury to your farm stay. With keen eyes for detail, a clear love for the finer things in life coupled with a desire to live simply; Alex and Rob have created a space where couples and families alike can escape city life and find solace in the countryside of Stanford. … [Read more...] about Countryside Luxury at White Water Farm, Stanford