Some people love theme parks. They don’t mind lines. They crave the rides and the adrenaline. As an Arizonan since 1995, I’m not much for theme parks.
But, man, do I love reading about proposed theme parks that never get built.
I was reminded of that hobby the other day when not one, but two theme park proposals drew local media attention.
In the East Valley, Mesa may one day be the site of “Cannon Beach,” a new extravaganza said to include a two-acre “surf lagoon,” plus a gym, climbing wall, go-kart racing, 75,000 square feet of commercial space and a 65-foot tall hotel and retail site.
As my buddy and ace reporter Jim Walsh explained in the Tribune, th...