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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks

    Disney to prominently feature 'Star Wars' at its resorts, theme parks
    Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment and media company, is betting on the "Star Wars" franchise to further grow revenue at Disney resorts and theme parks. Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive, plans to "significantly" ramp up the "Star...
  • Disney celebró el Día Nacional de las Hermanas con un grupo de niñas de Florida Central

    Disney celebró el Día Nacional de las Hermanas con un grupo de niñas de Florida Central
    LAKE BUENA VISTA - Como parte de la celebración del Día Nacional de las Hermanas, Walt Disney World Resort le dio la bienvenida a un grupo de niñas del centro de la Florida que representan fortaleza e inteligencia, dándoles la oportunidad de compartir...
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios: 'Frozen' celebration extended

    Disney's Hollywood Studios: 'Frozen' celebration extended
    "Frozen" is still hot. Disney World will extend its summerlong celebration of the animated film at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park by almost four weeks. The Frozen Summer Fun Live events will continue through Sept. 28, Disney says. They were...
  • 08/04: Progressions

    Accounting Zach Chalifour was promoted to senior manager and William "Webb" Shephard was promoted to senior accountant at James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, Daytona Beach. Architecture Stephanie Pepin was hired as an associate...
  • Children's performer Mr. Richard entertains kids in Leesburg

    Children's performer Mr. Richard entertains kids in Leesburg
    LEESBURG — Richard Peeples gets a kick out of kids, and likewise. The Orlando children's performer, who goes by "Mr. Richard," plays more than 300 shows annually including recently, above, at the Leesburg Public Library. His silly songs get kids,...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Mexicana de Orlando busca a hermana tras 50 años de separación

    Mexicana de Orlando busca a hermana tras 50 años de separación
    Aunque no la ve hace décadas, la mexicana Rose Strong tiene grabada en su memoria la sonrisa y la mirada de Alejandra, su hermana menor. También recuerda los juegos que compartían, la cama en la que dormían y la vida que tuvieron juntas — hasta...
  • S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy

    S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy
    Standard & Poor's lowered SeaWorld Entertainment's credit rating Thursday amid negative publicity over its treatment of killer whales. The move by the Wall Street rating company came one day after SeaWorld reported lower-than-expected earnings for the...
  • Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens

    Remembering the day Fabio got goosed at Busch Gardens
     This is not a funny story. A person gets hurt. An animal gets killed. And lots of people get spatterd with blood.  Except that it is funny, just on the sheer improbability of the details.  In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on Saturday, we...
  • The fastest, tallest and coolest of Hampton Roads' roller coasters

    The fastest, tallest and coolest of Hampton Roads' roller coasters
    Saturday, in case you didn't know it, is National Roller Coaster Day. Yes, yes, we know. They have a "national day" or "national week" for everything now. Who can keep up? But National Roller Coaster Day is a pretty cool one, you'd have to admit,...
  • Six Flags' Colossus wood roller coaster to close Saturday

    Six Flags' Colossus wood roller coaster to close Saturday
    The massive Colossus roller coaster, with a 100-foot drop and speeds up to 60 mph, has evoked screams of terror and joy for 36 years. But 15-year-old Madi Giordano climbed off the venerable wood coaster this week feeling sad and nostalgic. Her...