| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Every word by every person who has loved Indiana's dunes through a century of deep affection and anguish has counseled caution.
Be careful. Guard what was given to you as a special, delicate gift. Protect its peace. We listened, and protected the gentle...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:33 AM
You've seen them, you've shared them, you more or less love them: Internet variations on Jeff Foxworthy's moneymaker, "You Might Be a Redneck."
Surely you've stumbled across the one about how "You Know You're From Chicago" if "you drink pop, not soda"...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:31 PM
As part of a surge in theme park construction in Asia, the operators of Universal Studios Japan are planning to building a new theme park in Japan, possibly near U.S. military bases on the island of Okinawa.
The news of a new theme park comes only a few...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 10:20 AM
A 19-year-old Laurel man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of robbing prostitutes while posing as a police officer investigating human trafficking, prosecutors said.
Federal prosecutors say Ajibola Erogbogbo, who was working as a security...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 AM
It's been almost a decade since Disneyland opened a truly new attraction and nearly two decades since the Anaheim theme park introduced a groundbreaking new ride.
You have to go back to 2005’s Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters for the last truly new...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Theme park designer Edward Marks and his team of ride developers and artists have dreamed up some of the country's most thrilling attractions — high-tech dark rides, glow-in-the-dark parades and 3-D simulators teeming with mummies, aliens and...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:48 AM
The Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando has given its rooms a different look.
You can compare your height with famous musicians in new wall mirrors, while artwork features drumsticks and speakers.
Beds have pillows that say "Be Nice." There are...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Renowned for its towering steel coasters, Six Flags will add two interactive dark rides in 2015 by a ride-maker that has long worked in the shadows of industry leaders Disney and Universal.
Designed by Florida-based Sally Corp. in collaboration with a...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:01 PM
A new ride that will be located at a proposed International Drive entertainment complex was announced Thursday.
The drop thrill ride, called Skyfall, will slowly bring riders about 460 feet in the air and taunts them with 15 seconds of feet-dangling...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:09 AM
It was, if not magic, at least a bit eerie, hearing a voice out of the past.
The voice belonged to Jay Marshall, one of the great practitioners of the ancient art of magic. He has been dead since 2005. But it was possible to hear his voice and almost...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:02 AM
This weekend will be your last chance to ride Gwazi, the dueling wooden roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa.
Built in 1999, Gwazi features over 7,000 feet of combined track and reaches speeds of 51 mph. Its name comes from the fabled character with...