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  • Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.

    Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.
    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...
  • SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices

    SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices
    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...
  • Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs

    Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs
    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...
  • Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier

    Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier
    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...
  • MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center

    MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center
    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...
  • Marketing creates brand, engaging creates relationships

    Marketing creates brand, engaging creates relationships
    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...
  • Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide

    Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide
    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...
  • How to talk like Yoda on Talk Like Yoda Day

    How to talk like Yoda on Talk Like Yoda Day
    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...
  • From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd

    From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd
    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...
  • Hard Knocks: International Drive location set for spring

    Hard Knocks: International Drive location set for spring
    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...
  • On Assignment: Shooting Toilets

    On Assignment: Shooting Toilets
    Sometimes this business really stinks.  All puns intended. Last week, a day after popping corks and celebrating the Orlando Sentinel’s American Society of Newspaper Editor’s Freedom Forum/ASNE Award for Distinguished Writing on Diversity for...