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Zachary

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The Daily Press said:
An indoor water park could be splashing down to the lower Peninsula, if plans to substantially expand the former Omni Hotel bear fruit.

The water park would represent a $35 million investment and create 500 jobs, said hotel owner Ray Patel.

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Patel said his grand vision includes building a five-story, 50,000-square-foot water park and more than doubling the capacity of the hotel by adding a wing with 230 rooms. A parking garage would also be built.

"I want to complete this within two years," Patel told the Daily Press on Wednesday.

Sounds pretty ambitious. Source via Screamscape
 
Apr 21, 2010
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Do we really need another water park on the peninsula? GWL has enough trouble trying to stay afloat and that place is surrounded by history and is a destination. The Omni is a has been hotel in Newport News in the not so stellar part of town.
 
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Apr 5, 2011
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Not every park makes their own recipe for pretzels, most just buy them frozen. By that logic, I would have visited Ocean Breeze by now.


Spoiler: I haven't.
 
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