| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Renew, refresh and restore your home by finding innovative new products, ideas, and practical advice from celebrity experts – all under one roof. From April 4 – 6 stop by the Orange County Convention Center to compare, shop, and save on...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
ORLANDO, FLA. -- Tony La Russa reaches down to pet a dog at the Global Pet Expo (March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center here), the pet industry's largest trade show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. As he gently strokes the puppy, La Russa's three...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Like any good superhero, Leah Pennell has an alter ego, and her name is Callie Cosplay.
Her lair’s in Kissimmee next to a cow pasture, and her super power is being able to transform from a normal-looking 22-year-old into some of the most...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:35 AM
MegaCon 2014 is officially open, so that means Lara Croft, Spider-Man and a gaggle of Minecraft characters are roaming around the Orange County Convention Center this afternoon.
Hundreds of costumed characters from the world of sci-fi, video games...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The IAAPA Attractions Expo will be staged annually in Orlando through 2025, the trade group has announced. An agreement with the Orange County Convention Center was extended by six years, meaning the organization will gather here for more than 15...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Who: Twee Vuong, director of sales and event services for the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, has most recently been focusing on helping to build the convention center's brand, including revamping its website.
Why: Due to the...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, took the idea of an extreme-drop slide and gave it a twist. Make that several twists.
Ihu's Breakaway Falls, which opens to the public Friday, begins with a dramatic launch but instead of riders taking a straight-line...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Talk Like Yoda Day, Tuesday is.
In Orlando, it seems like there's always a reason to celebrate the "Star Wars" films. Right now, we're in between sessions of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Last summer, Celebration VI, a convention...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting?
Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Hard Knocks, the Ovideo-based combat-simulation arena, is adding a second location at Pointe Orlando, the shopping and entertainment complex on Orlando's International Drive. The goal is to be operating there by spring-break season, owner Joe Wheeler...