| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
April 10-12: Megacon, Orlando. The...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The roar of Harleys is echoing through the streets of Daytona Beach now that the 21st annual Biketoberfest celebration has begun.
The festival spans from Oct. 17 - Oct. 20 and this year's event promises to deliver the same high-energy entertainment as...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Disney World and Holy Land Experience landed multiple Brass Ring Awards, which were announced at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions trade show-meeting at the Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:42 AM
One of the most memorable photographs to emerge from the assassination of President Kennedy 50 years ago is the swearing-in of Lyndon Johnson as president aboard Air Force One.
The picture was made by the official White House photographer Cecil...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Showcasing everything from virtual fighter jets to virtual surgery, Central Florida defense contractors cast a wider net Tuesday to haul in new customers at the country's largest military-training trade show.
With U.S. military agencies battling major...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:20 AM
While the crowd numbers declined a bit at last week's military training and simulation trade show in Orlando, the marketing, pitching and deal-making were still at full throttle, organizers said.
Hundreds of defense contractors, including many newcomers...