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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Disney is sued over new ride access policy for disabled

    Disney is sued over new ride access policy for disabled
    Families of children with disabilities have sued Walt Disney Co. theme parks and resorts in Anaheim and Orlando, Fla., over a new policy allowing guests with disabilities quick access to rides and attractions. The suit, filed last week in U.S....
  • Salvation Army kicks off MOST Amazing Race on Saturday

    Participants in The Salvation Army of Broward County's MOST Amazing Race on April 5 don't have to burn up the soles of their running shoes racing around Fort Lauderdale. "If they want to win, they probably should run," said Sally Gress, race director and...
  • Fast & Furious Supercharged ride coming to Universal Studios

     
    Filed under: Etc., TV/MoviesGive us an afternoon behind the wheel of a genuine driving machine and that's all the amusement we could ask for. But amusement and theme parks have been wise to cater towards automotive enthusiasts as well - whether it's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "Running For Her Life At Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

    Kimberly Markey of Kensington, was profiled by Disney for their irunDisney campaign. She was undergoing treatment for breast cancer and ran through this treatment completing the three full marathons, including two World Marathon Marathons and 5 Half...
  • ¡Están contratando!: Mejora el mercado laboral en Orlando

    ¡Están contratando!: Mejora el mercado laboral en Orlando
    KISSIMMEE — Hay buenas noticias para quienes están buscando empleo: expertos pronostican mejores días en el mercado laboral, se aproximan ferias de empleo en la Florida Central, los parques de diversiones están por agregar plazas temporales y un...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration

    Disney's Animal Kingdom hosting Earth Day celebration
    Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event.  This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect...
  • Orlando City to host AS Roma this summer

    Orlando City to host AS Roma this summer
    For the second straight year, Orlando City will host AS Roma in an international friendly. This year's match will take place on Friday, May 23 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. AS Roma, who is currently in second place in Serie A (Italy's top soccer...
  • Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World

    Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World
    Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday. A segment on "Good Morning America," broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, showed groups from Disney theme parks and other locations singing the well-worn...
  • A round of suggestions for Carousel of Progress

    A round of suggestions for Carousel of Progress
    Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress is the fraternal twin of It's a Small World. They both were introduced to the public at the 1964 World's Fair in New York. While Small World has a timeless design, the Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World...
  • Tackling Disney's It's a Small World by the numbers

    Tackling Disney's It's a Small World by the numbers
    One could forgive It's a Small World for getting a big head. Disney marked its 50th birthday party with a global celebration. The ride was introduced at the 1964 World's Fair and was considered a temporary attraction. Instead, Walt Disney transplanted...
  • Orange voters to be asked to make key changes in their government

    Orange voters to be asked to make key changes in their government
    Orange County voters likely will face several significant decisions this fall that could restrict their power to petition their local government, as well as how they choose who represents them. Republican county commissioners strongly signaled Tuesday...