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  • This time, actual 'Ladies' take the stage in 'Eola Heights'

    This time, actual 'Ladies' take the stage in 'Eola Heights'
    The first time around, local playwright Michael Wanzie cast his play "Ladies of Eola Heights" with men in dresses — and scored a huge hit. In 2005, the comedy ran for months at Orlando's Parliament House. This time around, for a production at...
  • 'Transformers': The Anatomy of a Cross-Platform Money Maker

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" barrels into multiplexes June 27, hell-bent on global domination. With a pricetag north of $210 million after rebates, it's one of the summer's most expensive titles. But the action franchise is a cash cow for Paramount...
  • Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'

    Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'
    A regional manager for Uber said Wednesday that the car service app’s launch in Orlando on June 4 was “among the best ever” for the company, partly because of pent up demand from tourists at Disney World who had used the app in other...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • All Aboard Florida on fast track to controversy

    When he hands out pamphlets questioning what All Aboard Florida might do to Delray Beach and other coastal cities in southern Palm Beach County, Alan Schlossberg said the reaction is usually the same. "People say, 'I had no idea this is going on,' "...
  • Groupon deal gets you SeaWorld or Busch Gardens Fun Card for $75

    Groupon deal gets you SeaWorld or Busch Gardens Fun Card for $75
    Groupon has a deal for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens that will get you a Fun Card for only $75. The Fun Card gets you access to one of the two parks until the end of the year. The normal price is $95 plus tax. The Fun Card doesn't cover parking or give you...
  • Redchairproject.com expanded, reborn as OrlandoAtPlay.com

    Redchairproject.com expanded, reborn as OrlandoAtPlay.com
    If you're looking for date-night fun, United Arts of Central Florida hopes it has just the ticket. Primarily known for its fundraising and grant giving, United Arts on Tuesday unveiled a new website designed to make it easier for Central Floridians to...
  • Six Flags New England To Retire Cyclone Roller Coaster

    Six Flags New England To Retire Cyclone Roller Coaster
    Six Flags New England plans to close down one of its two wooden roller coasters this summer, the theme park announced Tuesday. The Cyclone, which opened at the Agawam, Mass. park on June 24, 1983, will host its last riders on July 20. "It is always...
  • Busch Gardens: Hot Chelle Rae launches Saturday Summer Nights concerts

    Busch Gardens: Hot Chelle Rae launches Saturday Summer Nights concerts
    Hot Chelle Rae, the three-man band behind singles such as “Tonight, Tonight” and “Don’t Say Goodnight,” will lead off the Saturday Summer Nights concert series at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa. The group will perform at...
  • A retro photo could win you a Disney World trip

    A retro photo could win you a Disney World trip
    The clothes certainly looked different, and the parks did too, but thanks to a new contest from Disney, one family will be able to relive their decades-old Disney vacation memories with a free trip to Walt Disney World Resort.  The "Recreate the Magic...
  • Great places to pitch a tent in Florida

    Great places to pitch a tent in Florida
    Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...