| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The Connecticut Valley Toy Show held Oct. 5 included a celebrity from the toy collector's world: Bob Parker, author of the first comprehensive guide for Hot Wheels® collectors and one of the first inductees into the Diecast Hall of Fame, in the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Jill and Allan Bennett have filled a 22,000-square-foot building with a dark and creepy mix of bloody monsters and pitch-black mazes.
But soon their popular haunted house, Bennett's Curse, will be homeless. The property they lease in Jessup is scheduled...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights has wowed the folks at Travel Channel.
TravelChannel.com put the Orlando stop on its list of 10 best Halloween attractions for 2014.
The choices were not ranked, but listed alphabetically by state. Still,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The restaurant Hot Doug's, and the very idea of it, was a cosmic event. We will never again in our lifetime see a restaurant where devotees stand in line for 12 hours to sample a hot dog (which was what happened this past Saturday).
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Ready for a good scare?
The opening night party at Bennett’s Curse Haunted Attractions in Jessup will be 7 p.m. Sept. 26, and the party's getting some good national exposure.
This year, Bennett’s Curse will be featured by the Travel...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Entertainment One has acquired Paperny Entertainment, a producer of unscripted television content in North America.
Deal, which was inked with partners David Paperny, Cal Shumiatcher and Audrey Mehler, will see eOne ramp up its activity in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
TV personality Adam Richman is bouncing back with a new show on NBC after the Travel Channel postponed the premiere of his series "Man Finds Food" earlier this month.
Richman will play host on "Food Fighters," a show that pits home cooks against...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As fresh as last week's leftovers, NBC's "Food Fighters" is the TV dinner of culinary competitions. Featuring elements recycled from so many similar shows, most of them on cable, the eight-episode summer series might as well be dubbed "IronMasterTop...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Laureen Ong, the former president of Travel Channel, has joined the board of directors of WWE.
The appointment of the longtime cable vet comes as WWE is looking to grow subscriptions to its digital network, launched in February, that features access to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When I click over to the Travel Channel, it’s usually to watch Man vs. Food, where some guy gorges himself with outlandish amounts of savory but artery-clogging fare.
At 10 p.m. this Saturday, I’ll be able to watch myself – on a show...