| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well.
"One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A quarter-century ago, when Central Florida dreamed of becoming a major hub for television and filmmaking, Walt Disney World opened its combination theme park and production facility: Disney-MGM Studios.
These days, though, there's not much studio left....
| Nov 27, 2014
Universal Orlando has warmed up to hot butterbeer. The beverage, part of the Harry Potter lore, is now a year-round fixture at both of its theme parks.
Two cooler versions — one frosty, one frozen like an Slurpee — debuted alongside the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Have you ever been stuck at one of Orlando's theme parks surrounded by thousands of your closest nonfriends and thought to yourself, "Wouldn't it be great if dinosaurs just came in an ate everyone up?" If so, then Universal Pictures has the movie...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:50 AM
"Ha llegado Navidad, la familia alegre está, celebrando Nochebuena en la paz del santo hogar", dice una de las estrofas del tradicional villancico Cascabel, cuya letra pasa de generación en generación en los países latinoamericanos.
Pero en lugar de...
| Nov 27, 2014
Your friends and loved ones deserve a souvenir from your theme-park exploits. A folded-up guide map isn't going to cut it. Instead, you could upgrade your gift-giving experience with one of these park purchases.
•The year's hot new magical item is,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Farlen Halikman, Moore Stephens Lovelace, Orlando, was appointed by the American Institute of CPA's to its Health Care Expert Panel.
Boards of directors
Mike Reinmund, Fifth Third Private Bank, and Holly Tharp, Full Sail University,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Bob Cassata was inducted into the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions' hall of fame last week during the trade group's attractions expo in Orlando.
Cassata founded the Daytona Beach company Bob's Space Racers, perhaps best known...