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Radium and roller coasters: A brief, dirty history of Elitch Gardens
3 years ago by Jef Otte
Radium was hot at the turn of the twentieth century. Discovered by Marie Curie in 1898, it quickly became big business. People loved radium. They put it in watches, in dials, in paints. They figured it had some kind of curative powe...
Orange Is Your Color
3 years ago by Bree Davies
Editor's note: Regrettably, this event hosted by Elitch Gardens, the Center and CAP has been canceled. And unfortunately, we only received word of this cancellation after the item was printed in our issue dated October 6, 2011. Take...
Shhh! Elitch Gardens quiets its percussive fireworks
4 years ago
The show must go on: Sixteen years ago, when Elitch Gardens Amusement Park first moved into its new home in the Platte Valley, it promised a nightly fireworks show for the Denver residents who'd helped to subsidize the move with a b...
Taken for a Ride
18 years ago by Kyle Wagner
If he weren't stoned, he said, he would never have eaten the food at Elitch Gardens. Even stoned, the red-mohawked teen was reluctant to try most of the snack items we picked up at the amusement park. And after eating the food mysel...