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New Queens amusement park Fantasy Forest opens
New Queens amusement park Fantasy Forest opens
Entertainment Melissa Chan 6/03/2013 at 4:59PM

Queens youngsters took the borough’s first roller coaster for a spin last week during the grand opening of a new amusement park at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The park “has been one of Queens’ premier recreation destinations ever since its creation for the 1939 World’s Fair,” said Park Administrator Janice Melnick. Fantasy Forest opened up its [...]

Amusement park coming to Flushing Meadows
Amusement park coming to Flushing Meadows
Top Stories Melissa Chan 5/14/2013 at 3:08PM

A carousel will spin and a coaster will hurtle later this month when Queens gets its own amusement park. Fantasy Forest, a new family attraction at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, has already opened most of the five rides there, including a train and the borough’s only roller coaster. The amusement park’s grand opening is slated for [...]