A frightful start to the day
Written by Robert Niles
Published: September 30, 2009 at 6:27 AM
Good morning, theme park fans!
A couple of notes to start the day:Arthur Levine at About.com recaps yesterday's conference call with Six Flags CEO Mark Shapiro. There's some intriguing information about the rehab of Six Flags Over Texas' Texas Giant roller coaster for 2010, as well as a warning about the chain's dismal 2009 attendance and spending results.Busch Gardens Tampa sent along a promo video for this year's Howl-O-Scream, showing a visitors running screaming through one of the park's mazes.
Can you do a caption contest for a video? I say yes, because this one demands it.
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