Monthly Archives: December 2008

Bums Overrun Mini Golf Course

A closed down mini golf course in Tucson, AZ known as Magic Carpet Golf seems to be the new stomping grounds of bums, deviants, thieves, ne’er-do-wells, and vagabonds. “The bums are destroying it all,” claims Charles Spillar, a spokesman for a park that is trying to salvage props from the course. Apparently bums have taken […]

Main Article: Crapstavaganza Week 6: Photo Phun This week’s installment of the Crapstravaganza is a bit different. In the past weeks I’ve featured a brochure or park map but this week we’re going to take a look at some park photos from years past. Busch Gardens Europe in 1991 (B.G. Williamsburg back then), Wildwood in […]

2/1 Update: Added photos of the Golden Nugget Farewell Ceremony. 1/26 Update: Golden Nugget is bought by Knoebels Breaking news, the Golden Nugget Mine Ride that has stood on the old Hun’t Pier in Wildwood, NJ since 1960 will be demolished. The Morey organization who currently owns the pier (and the three large amusement piers […]

Remembering Seaside’s Waterworks

I remember my first waterslide ever; it was this pair of crappy slides that used to reside in Keansburg, NJ. Before Keansburg Amusement Park opened their Runaway Rapids waterpark, a pair of old, wooden supported slides took their place. The two slides utilized mats which you sat on (as opposed to lay flat on like […]

Main article: Brochure: Morey’s Piers 1996 After doing Islander last week, I may as weel keep the Wildwood, NJ theme by featuring a Morey’s Piers brochure from 1996. At this point in time, Morey’s had just unveiled several rides including The Great White, a large wood/steel hybrid coaster designed by GCI. Rides, coasters, cheesy looking […]