Spoiler alert: It ain’t all magic

Over the years, we've heard from lots of parents who say they read the HoliBlog with their children on a regular basis. Aw, thanks. We also hear from folks who love the behind-the-scenes photos and stories. They want the nuts and bolts information. Just so we're clear: this post is for that latter group. Not…

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A little dirty talk

We're proud to carry the title of World's Cleanest Park. But even the cleanest park can get a little dusty over the winter months. And so, as we gear up for opening day, there's a lot of scrubbing taking place. Even … inside Gobbler Getaway: Here's Brooke, dusting (and, it seems, detailing) every last apple…

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An “IT Men” sequel

Casey, one of the IT Men

Our first IT Men webisode (1.0 of course) was so well received, Nathan put together a sequel. Webisode 2.71828, that is. (Get it?) Sure you do. What else would you like to see the IT Men do around the park? Post a comment below and we just might produce Webisode 3.14.

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Clinker!

So what exactly is a "clinker"? None of these fine gentlemen, of course. They're working hard creating the pump pit for our new Hyena Falls. They're pouring the concrete quite carefully, so that it's even and cures properly. So who's at the top end of the long chute? Why, it's Gary! He's in charge of…

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Feeder’s digest

Tell me the truth, am I a crusty old thing for telling Jason, "I have absolutely no sympathy for you – take your troubles elsewhere!"? Thing is, our Foods Director's gripe was about all the taste-testing he has to "endure" this time of the year. It's a tough job … Which of our menu items…

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Meeeeoooooow!

No we're not blogging about Kitty Claws today. We're giving you a look at what our Coaster Cats are up to. Heath and Anthony are up on the structure, working on one of The Voyage's ledgers. They're making adjustments to some of the ledgers and lean batters located past that last 90-degree section of track….

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You never know what you’ll see

… walking through the park in February. It's odd enough to see the Frightful Falls boats out of their Halloween trough. But here in the Christmas Plaza, it appears we might have a cow tipper on the loose!

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Weren’t we just complaining about record heat?

… and here it is in January and we’re not exactly loving the single digits! We’re heading into a warming trend next week, and you can bet these fellows are looking forward to it: Construction crews are hard at it, getting Hyena Falls built for May. So where exactly will this four in-the-dark slide complex…

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Maybe nobody told them …

… that it's 18 degrees outside: … and we may even have snow on the way this afternoon! Apparently, though, through the miracles of modern chemistry, concrete pours can take place even when it's really, really cold. And when it's hot out? That's when we'll all enjoy the results of today's pour – riding on…

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