August 24, 2013

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Life is like a roller coaster ride.  You can scream every time you hit a bump, or throw your hands up in the air and enjoy the ride.

 

FOCUS:  Around Town

Lakeside Amusement Park opened its doors in 1908 and is one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States.  I remember going to this amusement park as a child, and I swear nothing has changed in the past 40 years.  From the 1940’s wooden Cyclone roller coaster to the kitschy 1950’s signage, visiting Lakeside is like stepping into a time machine.  For a mere $2.50 entrance fee ($20 for an unlimited ride pass), it has to be one of the biggest entertainment bargains around.

 

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