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Memories of AstroWorld

With talk of a new amusement park possibly opening next year northeast of Houston, it got us waxing nostalgic for the amusement park we lost in 2005 — AstroWorld. Houston media blogger Mike McGuff grew up going to AstroWorld and once pored through old archival footage of it for a tribute to the theme park […]

With talk of a new amusement park possibly opening next year northeast of Houston, it got us waxing nostalgic for the amusement park we lost in 2005 — AstroWorld.

Houston media blogger Mike McGuff grew up going to AstroWorld and once pored through old archival footage of it for a tribute to the theme park for KTRK-TV 13. And he joins us to talk about his memories of AstroWorld.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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