Author Archives: News Release

Construction underway for Pinstack Austin

By | April 19, 2019

DALLAS, Texas — Entertainment Properties Group, Inc. today announced PINSTACK’s expansion outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With three successful locations in Plano, Las Colinas/Irving and Allen, the premier entertainment and dining destination is slated to open its first Austin location in late 2019 at Tech Ridge Center, a Regency Centers (Nasdaq: REG) property.   “We are excited […]

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Free rides for preschoolers May 19 at Quassy Amusement Park

By | April 19, 2019

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. — Preschoolers will have their day in the park – Quassy Amusement Park that is – on Sunday, May 19. The property will be hosting a special day for preschoolers in which those 5 years of age and younger will receive a free all-day ride wristband when an adult family member purchases a […]

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Mall Of America celebrates Earth Day by unveiling large-scale butterfly art installation

By | April 19, 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Mall of America will celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by unveiling a large-scale art installation created by artist Christopher Lutter-Gardella that explores eco-consciousness and resourcefulness. Entitled “Kaleidoscope”, the installation will feature a majestic 30-foot Monarch butterfly surrounded by more than 300 smaller butterflies of varying size. Suspending from the Atrium skylight […]

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Kennywood becomes Certified Autism Center

By | April 17, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Kennywood is making a commitment to ensure all visitors, even those with sensory needs or on the autism spectrum, have an amazing experience. As part of this commitment, the amusement park recently earned the Certified Autism Center designation, which is awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards […]

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Icon named Best New Visitor Attraction at Blackpool Civic Trust Awards

By | April 16, 2019

ICON, Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s newest ride and the UK’s first ever double launch rollercoaster, has been named Best New Visitor Attraction at the Blackpool Civic Trust Awards. ICON opened to the public in May 2018 and since then has launched hundreds of thousands of guests on an exhilarating journey across the South side of Blackpool […]

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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park celebrates grand opening of the Glenwood Gondola

By | April 12, 2019

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — There’s a new gondola in the Roaring Fork Valley, and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is ready to celebrate its completion. The Glenwood Gondola, which replaces the park’s former Iron Mountain Tramway, has been under construction since October 29, 2018. On Saturday, April 20, the mountain-top theme park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is […]

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Dreamwood Park wins Golden Pony Award

By | April 12, 2019

LONDON — Scruffy Dog Creative Services would like to congratulate Dreamwood Park Russia on their Golden Pony Award, won in early March, in Moscow. Scruffy Dog Creative is proud to have worked on this award winning park, delivering the masterplanning, concept design, development, schematic design and detail design, along with the other creative partners. The […]

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Rockin’ Jump retrofits with glow-in-the-dark attractions

By | April 12, 2019

A new Neon Ninja Course and Neon Dodgeball Court were recently debuted at Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park in Vacaville, California. Rockin’ Jump Vacaville opened in 2016 as a premier trampoline park offering an array of entertainment options to area residents in search of active fun. The park offers guests an open jump trampoline court, a slam […]

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Amusement Industry denounced inaccurate stereotypes in AT&T commercial; inaccurate ad targeting industry does not meet AT&T core values

By | April 11, 2019

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Shocked, angered and saddened are the first reactions to a new AT&T advertisement that has been running on broadcast television and on social media. The ad promotes the worst stereotypes of an industry that provides safe family entertainment throughout the United States and around the world, and clearly conflicts with AT&T’s […]

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New Universal Citywalk restaurant, Bigfire, brings fireside dining experience directly to guests

By | April 10, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — This summer, Universal Orlando Resort will debut its next original concept dining experience – Bigfire – an all-new, full-service restaurant that will bring a specially created menu and a highly-themed environment directly to guests at Universal CityWalk – and take open fire cooking to a whole new level. Bigfire will feature unique […]

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