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August 2011

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More 'Stories from a Theme Park Insider': Getting fired from the Haunted Mansion

By Robert Niles
Published: August 1, 2011 at 5:17 PM

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New Fantasyland construction photos, plus more from the Mansion queue

By Robert Niles
Published: August 2, 2011 at 5:53 AM

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Hersheypark Announces SkyRush, Carowinds Buys 62 Acres of Land

By Nick Markham
Published: August 2, 2011 at 1:06 PM

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What's new on the discussion board: The world's worst ride makeover ideas

By Robert Niles
Published: August 3, 2011 at 7:01 AM

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What do you get in a VIP Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort?

By Robert Niles
Published: August 3, 2011 at 10:11 AM

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Freestyle Park Purchased in Foreclosure, May Re-Open in 2012

By Mark Mitchell
Published: August 4, 2011 at 11:33 AM

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Theme Park Apprentice 3 Challenge 9 Vote

By Tim W
Published: August 5, 2011 at 4:53 AM

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Head into the wilderness for a stay in Disney World's cabins

By Robert Niles
Published: August 5, 2011 at 8:48 AM

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Vote of the week: What would convince you to visit more in 2012?

By Robert Niles
Published: August 5, 2011 at 10:33 PM

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More 'Stories from a Theme Park Insider': Running aground on Tom Sawyer's Island

By Robert Niles
Published: August 7, 2011 at 5:40 PM

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What's new on the discussion board: Food & Wine pros and cons, plus a fan video contest?

By Robert Niles
Published: August 9, 2011 at 6:30 AM

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Interview with Universal Creative's Mark Woodbury: On Harry Potter, King Kong and Transformers

By Robert Niles
Published: August 10, 2011 at 11:38 AM

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Two Florida theme park attractions to close within the month

By Robert Niles
Published: August 11, 2011 at 3:38 PM

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Vote of the week: The Walt Disney Co. vs. Wall Street

By Robert Niles
Published: August 11, 2011 at 8:44 PM

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The Enchanted Tiki Room opens at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

By Robert Niles
Published: August 14, 2011 at 7:22 PM

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Introducing Disney's Fastpass Club

By Robert Niles
Published: August 15, 2011 at 12:49 PM

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What's new on the discussion board: National roller coaster day, plus buying theme park tickets online

By Robert Niles
Published: August 16, 2011 at 9:53 AM

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Lightning strikes at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove

By Robert Niles
Published: August 16, 2011 at 8:35 PM

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Universal is making changes to Dragon Challenge

By Domenik Jost
Published: August 17, 2011 at 10:53 AM

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Disneyland Resort update: New bakery, new award and new money

By Robert Niles
Published: August 17, 2011 at 10:56 AM

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SeaWorld Orlando offers free dining and front-of-line access to draw hotel visitors

By Robert Niles
Published: August 18, 2011 at 10:29 AM

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Canada's Wonderland to debut Leviathan - tallest & fastest B&M yet

By Nick Markham
Published: August 18, 2011 at 11:20 PM

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Theme Park Apprentice: The Finale Voting

By Tim W
Published: August 18, 2011 at 11:34 PM

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Vote of the week: The Disney Dining Plan

By Robert Niles
Published: August 18, 2011 at 11:38 PM

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Busch Gardens Tampa reveals Howl-O-Scream 2011

By Domenik Jost
Published: August 19, 2011 at 11:20 AM

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Cedar Point Copycats Kings Island in 2012

By James Rao
Published: August 19, 2011 at 2:27 PM

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New Fantasy Faire development coming to Disneyland

By Robert Niles
Published: August 19, 2011 at 4:59 PM

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Theme Park Apprentice 3: And the Winner is...

By Tim W
Published: August 21, 2011 at 8:11 PM

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Mach Tower opens At Busch Gardens Williamsburg

By Russell Meyer
Published: August 21, 2011 at 8:19 PM

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Will Talking Mickey change the way people react to theme park characters?

By Robert Niles
Published: August 22, 2011 at 12:13 PM

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Time to start paying attention to the weather - Irene is heading toward Florida

By Robert Niles
Published: August 22, 2011 at 12:29 PM

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Disney's Jungle Cruise contest: Find Disney/Pixar's John Lasseter

By Ben James
Published: August 22, 2011 at 8:18 PM

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Universal Studios Singapore launches teaser campaign for Transformers: The Ride

By Robert Niles
Published: August 22, 2011 at 9:59 PM

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Alton Towers set to crown winner of its 'King of Coasters' competition, 100 free tickets up for grabs

By Michael Owen
Published: August 23, 2011 at 8:41 AM

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What's new on the discussion board: Farewell Jimmy and, please, no kissing

By Robert Niles
Published: August 23, 2011 at 9:03 AM

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Think Disney didn't announce anything significant at D23? Think again

By Robert Niles
Published: August 23, 2011 at 11:28 AM

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East coast earthquake shuts theme park attractions

By Robert Niles
Published: August 23, 2011 at 12:30 PM

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A new Harry Potter attraction debuts next spring in the UK

By Robert Niles
Published: August 24, 2011 at 10:34 PM

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Legoland California announces its Legoland Hotel

By Robert Niles
Published: August 25, 2011 at 9:49 AM

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Where to eat? Lunch at the Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta at Disney California Adventure

By Robert Niles
Published: August 25, 2011 at 4:27 PM

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Vote of the week: Knowing the secrets of theme park design

By Robert Niles
Published: August 26, 2011 at 12:13 PM

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Hurricane Irene open thread

By Robert Niles
Published: August 26, 2011 at 11:40 PM

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Putting two of Disney's peanut butter treats to the taste test

By Robert Niles
Published: August 28, 2011 at 10:53 PM

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What's new on the discussion board: What to expect (at Disney World) when you're expecting

By Robert Niles
Published: August 30, 2011 at 11:54 AM

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Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 21 revealed

By Domenik Jost
Published: August 30, 2011 at 9:05 PM

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Planning a visit to Hawaii? Disney opens Aulani on Oahu

By Robert Niles
Published: August 31, 2011 at 12:27 PM

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