Posts tagged Travel
“Cincy's Beloved Traveling Ferris Wheel Might Not Ever Leave"

Since arriving at The Banks to celebrate the development’s 10th anniversary, the SkyStarobservation wheel has earned the attention of visitors (and their cameras). The 150-foot-tall attraction is the largest of its kind—a traveling ferris wheel that has also made stops in Louisville, Kentucky and Norfolk, Virginia. Originally slated to run from August to December 2018, SkyStar’s presence on the Downtown Cincinnati riverfront was recently extended until at least mid-June 2019, and there’s speculation that it could stay even longer…

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"Ferris Wheel at Waterside looking to hire 40 seasonal employees!"

The job fair is Wednesday, May 9th at the Blue Moon Taphouse from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Seasonal positions include porters, security, ticket agents, wheel operators, and loaders and un-loaders. High school and college students are welcome to apply. Anyone attending the job fair should bring a few copies of their resume...

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"SKYSTAR WHEEL ARRIVES AT WATERSIDE!"

Waterside District is pleased to announce Norfolk’s newest entertainment attraction, SkyStar at Waterside. Arriving May 2018, the 137 foot high wheel will be located adjacent to Waterside District and offer individuals, groups, and companies a brand new entertainment option this Summer...

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"Here are 11 insider details on the Ferris wheel coming to Norfolk.."

The buzz about a Ferris wheel coming to Norfolk began during the State of the City address in March, when Mayor Kenny Alexander announced a new ride would offer expansive riverfront views at Waterside District this summer. But with the speech packed full of new developments and ideas, not many specifics were shared on the giant attraction that will occupy the former Waterside annex-turned-parking-lot. Now that the Skystar Observation Wheel is on its way, The Virginian-Pilot talked to Todd Schneider, managing partner of the company, to get the inside scoop on the project. Here are 11 things to know about the ride:..

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LISTEN LIVE! TODD SCHNEIDER JOINS JOHN RAMSEY ON WAVE 3 NEWS!

"Todd Schneider joins John Ramsey to discuss the temporary addition to Lousiville's skyline, The SkyStar Ferris Wheel next to the Big-Four Bridge."

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"WATERFRONT PARK WILL BE HOME TO A 137-FOOT FERRIS WHEEL THROUGH DERBY!"

It’s a bird, it’s a plane — you’ll be able to see just about anything coming through Louisville when Waterfront Park gets a giant 137-foot Ferris wheel-like structure called SkyStar Observation starting Thursday, March 29. ...

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"A giant Ferris wheel is coming to Waterfront Park!"

A giant Ferris wheel is coming to Waterfront Park for a five-week run this spring — including during Thunder over Louisville. The SkyStar Observation Wheel will be on the Big Four Lawn from March 29 through May 6, according to a news release. It has 36 climate-controlled gondolas that can hold six people each ...

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"Giant Traveling Ferris Wheel Coming To Waterfront Park!"

A traveling Ferris wheel will soon brighten Waterfront Park, offering rides and views during Waterfront Wednesday, Thunder Over Louisville and the Kentucky Derby, officials announced Thursday. SkyStar, the operator of the observation wheel, touts the 137-foot attraction as one of the tallest traveling Ferris wheels in America. It’s outfitted with more than a million LED lights, and will have 36 six-passenger gondolas for people to ride.

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