The Atlantic Looks At Rise And Fall of the American Kiddie Ride

Posted On: 1/2/2015

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TAGS: The Atlantic, Kiddie Rides, Vending Times, coin-op news, coin machines, Jake Swearingen

The Atlantic, Kiddie Rides, Vending Times NEW YORK CITY -- The esteemed monthly magazine has taken on the subject of kiddie rides. In a lengthy feature titled "Rise and Fall of the American Kiddie Ride," journalist Jake Swearingen offers a concise history of the classic coin-op device, accompanied by interviews with industry experts.

Featured in the Dec. 27 article are National Kiddie Rides' A.J. Kress, BMI's Dave Young, Kiddie Rides USA's Gary Mandarino and Vending Times' Nick Montano. | SEE ARTICLE

The Atlantic is an American magazine founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston. It is now based in Washington, DC, and publishes 10 issues a year. It was created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine and quickly achieved a national reputation as a high-quality review with a moderate worldview. In June 2006, the Chicago Tribune named The Atlantic one of the top 10 English-language magazines.