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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Disney World: Parking fee rises to $17

    Disney World: Parking fee rises to $17
    Disney World has raised the price of parking at its theme parks to $17 per day per car, up from $15. The same price applies to motorcycles and shuttles. Guests will pay $18 a day for campers and RVs or $21 for a bus or tractor trailer. The previous...
  • 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...
  • Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring

    Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring
    Transportation industry analysts report an uptick in travel and predict that trend will continue through May. John Heimlich, chief economist and vice president of the trade organization Airlines for America, said the industry anticipates 129.5 million...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • With new Cabana Bay, Universal tries to keep more park visitors on its property

    With new Cabana Bay, Universal tries to keep more park visitors on its property
    Universal Orlando has invested hundreds of millions of dollars during the past four years in attractions that have drawn throngs of new visitors to Central Florida. Now, Orlando's No. 2 theme-park resort is trying to keep more of those visitors on its...
  • 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...
  • How can Chicago attract more tourists?

     How can Chicago attract more tourists?
    Chicago is hosting the U.S. Travel Association's trade show, which starts this weekend at McCormick Place. The city aims to attract 55 million tourists a year by 2020; we asked six people how Chicago can reach its goal. Tout 'the great American city'...
  • Teens arrested in apartment, Disney parking lot robberies

    Teens arrested in apartment, Disney parking lot robberies
    Two teenagers were arrested in connection with robberies in a Walt Disney World parking lot and at a nearby apartment complex. The first robbery happened in a Disney employee parking lot Thursday about 9:50 p.m., where a man's cellphone was stolen at...
  • 5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged

    5.1 earthquake rocks L.A. region; minor injuries, homes damaged
    A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported Friday evening one mile from La Habra, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:09 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. 11:50 p.m. USGS scientist Lucy Jones' advice...