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Kennywood To Introduce “Black Widow” Ride Next Summer

Something new is coming to Kennywood next summer. The amusement park’s newest thrill ride is called the “Black Widow,” and will be coming to the park in 2012.


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Kennywood Opens For Holiday Lights

Kennywood is decked out in a million lights and open for you and your family this holiday season. It’s the first time in the park’s 114-year history that it will be open in December.


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Kennywood To Celebrate Holiday Season With Lights Show

Santa Claus is coming to Kennywood! It may be the middle of summer, but the amusement park already has plans in the works for the holiday season.


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Kennywood Closes Early

Kennywood has closed for the night. As a result, their fireworks show has been canceled.


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KDKA AM Highlights Big July 4th Weekend Events

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk about the Regatta, The Big Butler Fair, Kenny Chesney, blockbuster movie releases, and more!

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Kennywood: A Guide For The Senses

Nothing says summer is just about here in Western Pennsylvania like Opening Day at Kennywood. If you haven’t been to the amusement park in a while, you’re in for a treat! Kennywood is a great place to delight the senses!



Join us for KDKA Kennywood Day!

Celebrate America Days at Kennywood kicks off on Friday, June 30th and there’s lots to do and see at Kennywood that Fourth of July weekend!  Click here for more on Celebrate America days! Join is […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/10/2011

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Idlewild Adding New Pool, New Features At Kennywood & Sandcastle Too

Ready for some summer fun? All three local amusement parks – Sandcastle, Idlewild and Kennywood – will be open this holiday weekend, and you’ll notice some changes at each this summer.


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Kennywood Opens For The Season!

In a sure sign that summer is almost here, Kennywood Park is now open for the season.


Point State Park is an urban oasis located between the Three Rivers and the Fort Pitt and Fort Duquesne Bridges. Credit:  www.dcnr.state.pa.us)

Best Historic Sites To See In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a great city for history buffs! Executive Director of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, Louise Sturgess, and Al Tanner compiled a list of the top five historic sites you must see in Pittsburgh!


Our trio of Amur tiger cubs are getting bigger and braver. (Credit: pittsburghzoo.com)

Top Kid-Friendly Attractions In Pittsburgh

If your children are bored, there are plenty of places to take your kids around town. But here are some tried-and-true hits for the little ones, according to PopCity.


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Hundreds Gather to Partake in Area Rollercoasters

It’s CoasterCon 2010, the American Coasters Enthusiasts’ annual rollercoaster conference. For a record fourth time, the group has chosen Kennywood as the site for this year’s conference, and as Bill Linkenheimer, Secretary of ACE, tells […]