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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Christian Louboutin steps ahead with beauty collection

    Christian Louboutin steps ahead with beauty collection
    Christian Louboutin doesn't just want to paint the soles of your shoes red. He wants to paint your fingernails and, eventually, your lips, eyes and cheeks. This month, the famed French footwear designer launches his beauty collection, which has been 2...
  • Disney reaches tentative contract agreement for part-time workers

    Disney reaches tentative contract agreement for part-time workers
    Walt Disney World reached a tentative contract agreement Friday evening for part-time workers represented by its largest union group. The agreement mirrors one reached two weeks ago for full-timers covered by the Service Trades Council. If they vote...
  • 'Big Hero 6' characters coming to Disney parks

    'Big Hero 6' characters coming to Disney parks
    Two characters from Walt Disney Animation Studios' new film "Big Hero 6" will be featured at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.  According to the official Disney Parks Blog, Hiro Hamada and his robot, Baymax, will be making appearances on both coasts...
  • Disney finds ways to stretch days

    Disney finds ways to stretch days
    Ordinarily, we would send up a flare to signal that the final weekend of Harambe Nights is upon us. The limited-time event at Disney's Animal Kingdom includes an after-dark street party that's preceded by "The Lion King: Concert in the Wild" stage show....
  • Universal Studios taps 'Dracula Untold' for Halloween Horror Nights

    Universal Studios taps 'Dracula Untold' for Halloween Horror Nights
    Universal Studios will sink its teeth into the upcoming movie "Dracual Untold" at the 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights. The theme park announced Thursday that the movie, which debuts Oct. 17, will be the basis for a haunted house at the event,...
  • Taking the Kids -- to theme parks when they aren't in school yet

    Taking the Kids -- to theme parks when they aren't in school yet
    So what if you're toting diapers and a stroller, the kids aren't too young to hit theme parks -- especially this summer -- and you're guaranteed some fun, too. Wherever you and your toddlers and preschoolers find yourselves this summer, you'll find...
  • Universal Orlando marks 1 million riders on Hogwarts Express

    Universal Orlando marks 1 million riders on Hogwarts Express
    One million passengers have now ridden the Hogwarts Express, the train that connects the two halves of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando said Thursday. The vehicle, which links Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks,...
  • Disney reveals Avengers Half Marathon medals

    Disney reveals Avengers Half Marathon medals
    Officials with runDisney revealed Thursday the inaugural collection of Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend finisher medals.  The inaugural race weekend featuring a Marvel Avengers theme will come to California-based Disney parks Disneyland and...
  • Ocala forest, Mount Dora make list of 'under-the-radar' places to visit

    Ocala forest, Mount Dora make list of 'under-the-radar' places to visit
    The Ocala National Forest and Mount Dora are highlighted in a Huffington Post feature headlined "These 12 Places Are Reason Enough To Head To Florida." "Sure, there are the usual stomping grounds of Disney World, St. Augustine, Miami and Daytona," the...
  • Five things for Friday, August 8

    Five things for Friday, August 8
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a "swatting" call leads to big police response; boy's body identified at notorious reform school; and weekend offerings: beer and art, superhero movies, and handmade mugs. 1. A "swatting" call led...
  • Disney janitor accused of sex attack on worker

    Disney janitor accused of sex attack on worker
    A Walt Disney World janitor faces kidnapping and sexual battery charges, accused of forcing himself on a female worker after cornering her inside a custodial closet on Thursday, an arrest affidavit states. According to the affidavit, the victim, a 21-...