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Check out this story about the future of Rye Playland from the LOHUD. Shutting Playland rides is possible; Top proposals to reinvent park run gamut.
There’s no silver bullet: And the way things are going at Playland Amusement Park, there may be no Dragon Coaster or Whip next year.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday nothing is off the table in reinventing the historic park in Rye including shuttering rides — especially since attendance this year dropped by 80,000 to 420,000 and the park is slated to lose $5 million.
“Playland, the park, is open next year and will always be open,” Astorino said. “What happens to the amusement park is still very much up for discussion. We’ve got to get rid of this mentality that the old answers are right.”Read the entire article »