The Funtastic Fun location on South Broadway has been closed since mid-2011. For years, people have driven by that white chunk of concrete and wondered what would become of it. Maybe they even spotted the glass jutting out of the top and puzzled over what the hell it once housed. (For the record, it was a custom addition to the building made to fit a child-size Ferris wheel.) Now a Chick-Fil-A is slated to take over the spot, which is fine; there's nothing stunning about the empty building, and if the homophobes want to bring more fast food to the area, let them. Just hope people aren't hungry on Sunday, when Chick-Fil-A is closed.
You mean Chick-Fil-A won't be repurposing this indoor Ferris wheel casing?
But since I'm all about cataloging dead Denver-centric establishments autobiographically, I thought I'd spend a brief moment recalling Funtastic Fun/Funtastic Nathan's and the childhood dream/parental nightmare that once was.More »