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  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    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...
  • The heat is almost on: What's best for spring at Orlando theme parks?

    The heat is almost on: What's best for spring at Orlando theme parks?
    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....
  • Tackling Disney's It's a Small World by the numbers

    Tackling Disney's It's a Small World by the numbers
    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...
  • Winnetka hiker falls to his death in Utah, police say

    Winnetka hiker falls to his death in Utah, police say
    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...
  • Newport News grant targets youth to prevent violence, change communities

    Newport News grant targets youth to prevent violence, change communities
    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...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain sued over Ninja ride accident

    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,...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    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...
  • Disney's Polynesian Resort changes include new name, new dining

    Disney's Polynesian Resort changes include new name, new dining
    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...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes

    Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes
    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...
  • Dade JCCs sending groups to Maccabi Games

    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...
  • Local athletes win medals at Games

    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...