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It's time to rethink theme parks. Creative ways to reopen while social distancing

LOS ANGELES - Knott's Berry Farm recently felt more like a national park than a theme park. Reopening for a Knott's-designed food event dubbed Taste of Calico, the Southern California park's famed ghost town was clear for roaming on an early Friday afternoon. And though there was an air of trepidation among the guests seeking boysenberry-fueled delectables, maintaining at least 10 or 15 feet distance from another human was relatively easy - just the way this pandemic-wary mind likes it.

Western characters traversed the second story of the ghost town's frontier buildings, keeping alive from a distance the theme park's pre-pandemic tomfoolery - including the shock and concern expressed at the very sight of any piece

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