| May 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:52 AM
If you're in Orlando, you can feel it breathing down your neck: Summer, the relentless 10-month stretch of heat and humidity is sneaking up on us. We compiled some key theme-park activities that are best to knock out before the days turn into scorchers....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:27 AM
One could forgive It's a Small World for getting a big head. Disney marked its 50th birthday party with a global celebration. The ride was introduced at the 1964 World's Fair and was considered a temporary attraction. Instead, Walt Disney transplanted...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A Winnetka man hiking near Salt Lake City fell hundreds of feet to his death last week, Utah authorities said Sunday.
William Pierce was on a business trip to the area when he went to a hiking area near a ski resort, said Detective Ken Hansen of the...
| Aug 11, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS—Malik Spencer is hoping to transform his community, with the help of one neighbor at a time.
The 15-year-old Southeast Newport News resident is one of 45 teenagers from across the city who will, over the next three years, attempt to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors who were riding the Ninja roller coaster when it struck a downed tree Monday sued the park, seeking unspecified damages.
Jeremy Ead and Olivia Feldman filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Disney has shown it isn't afraid to make changes, and next up on its revamp list at Walt Disney World is the Polynesian Resort. Part of moving forward though is a bit of a throwback.
"As part of this transformation, the resort is returning to its...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country.
For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Jewish community centers in Miami-Dade County are sending groups of teenage athletes to compete at the JCC Maccabi Games at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton.
The Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC is sending a small group of...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Last week, Carly Smitherman, 16, of Cooper City, was attending her third and final JCC Maccabi Games — the annual, Olympic-style athletic competition for Jewish teen athletes 12 to 16.
Smitherman was excited to finally win a medal in her third...