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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Erik Estrada's role in Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue" packs a nice 'Ponch'

    Erik Estrada's role in Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue" packs a nice 'Ponch'
    Seventies heartthrob Erik Estrada shot to fame as the hunky, suave Frank “Ponch” Poncherello in the motorcycle cop show “Chips.” Now he’s got a fresh new tribute to that role as the voice of helicopter Nick “Loopin&...
  • Disney reaches tentative contract agreement with unions

    Disney reaches tentative contract agreement with unions
    Walt Disney World has reached a tentative agreement with its largest union group that includes a minimum hourly rate of $10 for full-time workers starting in 2016. Disney made the deal with the Services Trade Council, a coalition of six unions covering...
  • Halloween Horror Nights: Nuevo laberinto de terror

    Halloween Horror Nights: Nuevo laberinto de terror
    La película de terror y exitosa serie de televisión From Dusk Till Dawn llevará sus horrorosos personajes a la realidad cuando el aclamado programa del cineasta Robert Rodríguez debute como una nueva y escalofriante experiencia en Halloween Horror...
  • Gay-marriage bashing personal when Bondi attacks my friends

    I'm big on tradition. Candles and cakes on birthdays. Big ol' Christmas trees with presents for little creatures, and big ones, too. Standing proudly for the national anthem. Boxers, not briefs. And love. The joy of sloppy wet kisses. The joy of...
  • Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...
  • Haunted Mansion inspires Disney Channel special

    Haunted Mansion inspires Disney Channel special
    "Haunted Mansion," a special based on the Disney Parks attraction, is being developed for Disney Channel and Disney XD. The announcement Thursday was made by Eric Coleman, senior vice president of original series for Disney Television Animation. Haunted...
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd brings Southern rock to Busch Gardens

    Lynyrd Skynyrd brings Southern rock to Busch Gardens
    Lynyrd Skynyrd, the venerable titans of Southern rock, roll into Busch Gardens in Williamsburg for a 7 p.m. concert on Sunday. (Call it a "Sunday Night Special.") Guitarist Gary Rossington is the only remaining original member, but vocalist Johnny Van...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters

    Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters
    This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please. It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat. Welcome to the state-of-the-...
  • Deputies identify infant found dead at Orange County resort

    Deputies identify infant found dead at Orange County resort
    Deputies are still investigating after a 9-month-old girl was found dead in a room at the Liki Tiki Village resort near Winter Garden on Saturday. The child was identified as Demareona Clay, of Louisiana, on Thursday. She came to Central Florida with her...
  • Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak

    Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak
    Orlando City extended its unbeaten streak to 18 games with a 0-0 draw at Sacramento Republic F.C. late Thursday. The Lions (15-0-3, 48 points) secured a point despite some miscues and avoided recording a loss in USL-PRO play. Orlando City was...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...