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  • Taking the Kids -- and soaking up the holiday spirit at a theme park

    Taking the Kids -- and soaking up the holiday spirit at a theme park
    The Schmidts were waiting in line at 7:30 a.m., snacks and sandwiches at the ready. But they weren't hoping for a holiday deal. They just wanted to soak up the holiday spirit -- as soon as Disneyland opened at 8 a.m. They'd driven 565 miles from Redding,...
  • Every Witch Way Weekend set for Universal

    Every Witch Way Weekend set for Universal
    Universal Orlando has revealed the schedule of events for its Every Witch Way Weekend, which feature member of the cast of the Nickelodeon show and screenings. “Every Witch Way” is the continuing story of a teenager who moves to Miami and...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • Orlando named best city for Halloween parties and activities

    Orlando named best city for Halloween parties and activities
    Halloween is upon us, but is Orlando the best place to celebrate the holiday? According to personal finance website WalletHub.com, the City Beautiful is the best in the nation when it comes to "parties and activities" for Halloween. A recent study...
  • Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations

    Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations
    As the home to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld and nearby Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando has long been known as a top travel destination.  According to a new survey from Travel + Leisure Magazine, the City Beautiful is the top U.S. travel destination for...
  • Central Florida landmarks we'd like to see destroyed in 'Sharknado 3'

    Central Florida landmarks we'd like to see destroyed in 'Sharknado 3'
    The latest sequel to "Sharknado" will have the shark-infested storm come to Orlando.  In "Sharknado 3," the storm will "attack Washington D.C., roar down the Eastern Seaboard until the final confrontation in Orlando!" a Syfy spokesman told the Orlando...
  • SeaWorld: Declines in attendance, profit in 3rd-quarter earnings report

    SeaWorld: Declines in attendance, profit in 3rd-quarter earnings report
    Its attendance beaten down by competition and negative publicity, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Wednesday reported more disappointing financial performance that sent its stock falling again. Orlando-based SeaWorld reported a 28 percent drop in profit...
  • 'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts

    'SNL' writer cheers on Girl Scouts
    When "Saturday Night Live" opens its 40th season Saturday, a Central Florida mainstay on the NBC show will be helping a good cause locally. Paula Pell, a writer and consultant at "SNL" for 20 years, will be mistress of ceremonies at the 17th Annual...
  • Muggles can now stay in 'Harry Potter' themed hotel rooms

    Muggles can now stay in 'Harry Potter' themed hotel rooms
    If visiting Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Orlando hasn't given you your "Harry Potter" fix, fans of the franchise can now stay in Potter-themed hotel rooms.  Only one catch -- you'll have to fly to England to do so. Two rooms in The Georgian House...
  • An Eye on I-Drive: Chasing girls and buying glasses

    An Eye on I-Drive: Chasing girls and buying glasses
    A pair of reading glasses costs $6 near the Days Inn where Paul Hatcher is staying with his nephew. But a mile away, a similar pair sell for a dollar. So Hatcher went for a walk.  “I saved five bucks,” he says. Those glasses, as well...
  • Universal plans new project on Turkey Lake Road

    Universal plans new project on Turkey Lake Road
    Universal Orlando Resort is planning a construction project at the southern part of its property, according to documents it has filed with the state. Universal would not say what it will build on the property east of Turkey Lake Road and south of its...