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Elite Cave Bunker Opens To All

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Kentucky has many big holes in the ground that are open to the public. ┬áBut as far as we know, no subterranean attraction in Kentucky or elsewhere has had its entrance in the middle of a metropolitan warehouse park — until now. Say hello to Mega Cavern. The former limestone mine and underground storage facility […]

Lake Delton Reappears, Ski Show Fans Rejoice

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Just in time for the start of summer, Lake Delton has been refilled — and is once again providing a slick surface for Tommy Bartlett‘s iconic water ski show in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The massive lake vanished last June 9 when it broke through a dam and drained away in less than three hours. There […]

More Twang For Your Buck

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

If you want to draw tourists to a potential vacation area that currently lacks any popular established attractions, you can always start by renaming a generic and innocuous stretch of highway. That way you have a theme to work with and updated signage that reminds speeding motorists that something once happened here. On March 20th, […]

Year-Round Yule

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

The Covenant Community Church wants to make every day Christmas, at least within an air-conditioned warehouse in Florida. The congregation has started a fundraising drive to build an elaborate, year-round, indoor holiday attraction that will cater to terminally ill children and their families. If all goes well, the Santa-themed environment will be built on piece […]

Roadside News: May 23, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Bonnie & Clyde Ambush 75th Anniversary | Annoying Neighbor Butt Sculptor Out of Prison – FL | First KFC: Missing Secret Spice? – Kentucky | Visit America’s Grave – Virginia

In Tough Times, Sin is In

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Las Vegas tourism has taken a big hit in these recessionary times, with a drop in self-destructive free-spending visitors, plunging hotel room rates, and shorter lines at the all-you-can-eat Stone Crab Claw buffets. Fewer people are tossing the rent money down on a sucker bet at the craps table, and that means lost jobs and […]

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