| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A colorful new hotel is under construction -- and catching the eyes of I-4 motorists -- at Universal Orlando. Cabana Bay Beach Resort, modeled after motels of the mid-20th century, will open the first 600 of its 1,800 rooms to the public on March 31. In...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The second phase of Wizarding World of Harry Potter has yet to open, and already there are questions about making it a trilogy. Universal Creative president Mark Woodbury wouldn't imagine aloud in front of reporters last week, but the three "Potter"...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
We still can't see a whole lot of what's going up at Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley at Universal Studios. That construction wall is maddening to anxious Potterheads, who must wait until summer for unveiling and exploration.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Christopher Alan Norton performs his newest cabaret, "Where I Belong" in the popular Spotlight Cabaret Series at the Winter Park Playhouse Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19 and 20.
Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will accompany on the piano....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Singer Robin Thicke has canceled his Saturday performance at Universal Studios theme park, but he has agreed to come on a later date, Universal officials said Friday night.
Thicke, best known for last year's hit "Blurred Lines," also canceled his Friday...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s always tough saying goodbye to your heroes. And this week, an entire generation of geeks and nerds had to say goodbye to one of their greatest. As was reported by the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Harold Ramis died while surrounded by his family....
| Mar 2, 2014
Spring break alert!
The kids will soon be out of public school and time is running out to save on fun getaways. Palm Beach County students break on March 17-24. In Broward, kids are out of school March 21-28.
There are hotel and...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Visitors aboard Universal Orlando's Hogwarts Express will look out the windows and see Hagrid on his flying motorbike, the Weasley twins on brooms, Buckbeak the Hippogriff in action and the Knight Bus maneuvering through traffic, Universal revealed...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Another blockbuster movie, another theme park attraction.
Universal Studios Hollywood unveiled new details Tuesday of its next major attraction: a 3-D motion-simulator ride based on Universal Pictures' 2010 movie "Despicable Me."
Dubbed Despicable Me:...