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How Long Island's longest-running amusement park is pivoting amid statewide closure
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Long Island’s longest-running theme park is finding new ways to make a profit as it remains shuttered due to pandemic-related restrictions. Adventureland is pivoting to bring would-be park-goers to its premise with drive-in movies, concerts and even outdoor workout classes.
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Located in one of the only three states that have barred amusement parks from reopening entirely, along with California and Massachusetts, the family-owned park has remained desolate all season with its Ferris wheel motionless and roller coasters at a standstill. Ring toss, Whac-A-Mole and other arcade favorites have been left untouched, with super-sized stuffed animal prizes hanging in despair.
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