Several merry attractions and a sense of humor earned Nic and Carrie Nolan first place in the adult category for the second year in a row in the Burbank Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest.
Members of the city's Civic Pride Committee judged 17 entries in three categories in mid-December, said Chairman Robert Vincent. All the winners received certificates from the City Council.
The Nolans' yard, which begins at 246 S. Sparks St. and wraps around onto Oak Street, won second place two years ago, and their festive scenes just keep growing.
New this year is a roller coaster that reaches halfway across the front yard. Nic Nolan started building it from scratch in November. It's made of PVC and wood. Other new decorations they came up with this year are a cotton candy machine and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus making hot chocolate on the barbecue.