| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:14 PM
This is the time of year when a Rockette really has to be on her toes.
Thursday, Dec. 19, the high-stepping, perfectly coiffed dancers will bring their "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" to Tampa for a 36-show run. The Tampa stop is part of a four-...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:49 AM
The 38-year-old Jacksonville woman's car hit a curb causing it's tire to blow. The car then swerved before smashing into a fence of a trailer park, where its exposed wheel rim sparked over speed bumps, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Like opening the door to Oz, walking into Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is like stepping into a real-life version of the fictional town of Radiator Springs from the 2006 animated movie.
PHOTOS: Preview day | Buena Vista Street | Cars Land | ...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking projects on the horizon.
The last few years have seen several theme park additions that have altered the industry...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After years of planning, it took just 12 minutes to officially open the latest addition to Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the Magic Kingdom's 41-year history.
Walt Disney World rolled out fireworks, a cavalcade of Disney characters and...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Last year, 2010, was "The Year of 'Star Wars'" here in Orlando, thanks to the concert tour of "Star Wars" music hosted by Anthony Daniels, the closing of "Star Tours" out at Disney and a certain big convention that came our way.
I speculated last summer,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:33 PM
If SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's new foray onto the big screen and other new businesses like hotels and more boutique parks are a success, the company will certainly see an increase in attendance and profits.
And, perhaps, this important side effect...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Universal Orlando revealed its mobile application designed for theme-park guests to use in Universal CityWalk, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
The Universal Orlando app, available as a free...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Orlando theme parks fared very well in this year's Theme Park Insider Awards, scoring victories in three of the four categories. For the second consecutive year, Universal's Islands of Adventure won best theme park, while Star Tours at Disney's...