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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • The Thrifty Traveler: Florida's Charlotte Harbor charms on the cheap

    The Thrifty Traveler: Florida's Charlotte Harbor charms on the cheap
    On the western coast of the Sunshine State lies a stretch of coastline that has successfully sidestepped the theme park overload and skyscraper congestion plaguing other parts of the peninsula. Charlotte Harbor's preserved oceanfront parks, community...
  • Allen's 1981 state basketball champs are no longer forgotten

    No one is sure why, but it seemed like Allen High's 1981 girls basketball team was our area's forgotten state champs. Maybe it was because their Class 3A title came between Allen's boys teams making back-to-back runs to the state finals in 1979 and 1980...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Southbury Family Named March Of Dimes Greater Waterbury Ambassadors

    On Sunday, May 4, hundreds from the Greater Waterbury area will gather for March for Babies at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury to benefit the March of Dimes. Leading the festivities will be Fran and Heather Pentino of Southbury, along with their...
  • Paul Wesley Credits 'Vampire Diaries' Fans at Humane Society Gala

    When "The Vampire Diaries" star Paul Wesley took the stage at the Humane Society of the United States' 60th anniversary gala, the actor noted his discomfort with having his accolades announced as he shared, "I'm kind of blushing." The Humane Generation...
  • Bryan Nadeau: Ihu's Breakaway Falls will raise Aquatica thrill level

    Bryan Nadeau: Ihu's Breakaway Falls will raise Aquatica thrill level
    Bryan Nadeau is the SeaWorld vice president in charge of Aquatica Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando's water park. Nadeau, 43, began his career with SeaWorld Entertainment in 1995 at Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Va. He spent time in the company's former...
  • 03/31: Progressions

    Architecture Matthew Johnson has joined C.T. Hsu + Associates P.A., Orlando, as project designer. Bradley James and Alonso Rodriguez were promoted to senior associate level at VOA Associates Inc., Orlando. Alec Sithong, VOA Associates Inc., Orlando,...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood taps into 'Despicable Me's' minion power

    Universal Studios Hollywood taps into 'Despicable Me's' minion power
    Their yellow, begoggled faces have covered billboards, blanketed toy store shelves, appeared in music videos and mobile games. So it's only logical that family cinema's ubiquitous, gibberish-speaking stars, the minions of "Despicable Me," now have their...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 'Fast & Furious' ride, Springfield coming

    Universal Studios Hollywood: 'Fast & Furious' ride, Springfield coming
    Universal Studios Hollywood is adding a collection of rides and themed areas, including a thrill ride based on “The Fast and the Furious” film series. The additions will lead up to the theme park’s 2016 opening of the Wizarding World...
  • Softball | It's work and play for Deerfield

    Softball | It's work and play for Deerfield
    Unable to play its first five scheduled games or even practice outdoors for more than three hours, the Deerfield High School softball team went to Disney World — for spring training. The Warriors joined more than 150 teams from across the...
  • Disney Magic adds interactive Marvel's Avengers Academy at Sea

    GamerHub.tv The Disney Cruise Line now has four ships sailing the seven seas. The oldest ship, Disney Magic, is now the newest, in a way. Disney has renovated the ship with brand new technology, including video game experiences only available on Magic....
  • Orca bill will get further study, Assembly panel decides

    Orca bill will get further study, Assembly panel decides
    SAN DIEGO — Putting the brakes on a controversial bill to ban killer whale shows at SeaWorld San Diego, an Assembly committee Tuesday called for additional study that could take at least 18 months. Naomi Rose, a marine mammal scientist at the...