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  • Disneyland’s Legends of Frontierland a fun dose of wacky live action

     
    “Hey,” the kid said. “I can get you out of jail.” I politely said no. Standing in lockup, after all, […]...
  • Walt Disney biography coming from PBS

    Walt Disney biography coming from PBS
    Walt Disney is getting the PBS treatment. A four-hour, two-night biography of the American show-business legend will debut in fall 2015 on "American Experience," PBS announced Tuesday. It's an appropriate forum because Disney, from his life to the...
  • Dubai to build world's biggest mall with 100 hotels, climate-control

    Dubai to build world's biggest mall with 100 hotels, climate-control
    Anyone feel like going shopping in a really big way? Dubai, United Arab Emirates, recently announced plans to build the biggest mall in the world, one that would house 100 hotels, 8 million square feet of stores and retail outlets, a wellness center, a...
  • San Diego: Stay at this resort and hop a water taxi to SeaWorld

    San Diego: Stay at this resort and hop a water taxi to SeaWorld
    SeaWorld San Diego is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with all kinds of splashy doings -- penguin, sloth and flamingo greeters and an Explorer's Reef where visitors can touch shark pups and rays. Paradise Point Resort & Spa on Mission Bay...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems as though  2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...
  • Diagon Alley becomes the place to shop at Universal

    Diagon Alley becomes <i>the</i> place to shop at Universal
    Theme parks have heavily promoted merchandise for years, but with its new expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando has gone a step further. It has based an entire new area on a fictional shopping district called Diagon Alley,...
  • Tourist areas beef up nighttime options

    Tourist areas beef up nighttime options
    Orlando's theme parks and other developers are making big investments in revamping or building entertainment complexes where tourists dine, shop, dance and see shows at night. Downtown Disney is undergoing a huge makeover, doubling its number of dining,...
  • Plantation homeowners to pay more in property taxes

    Homeowners could pay more in taxes next year for two reasons: their home values have increased, and the city council will consider raising the tax rate. The city expects to bring in an extra $2.1 million because property values have risen an average of 7...
  • More information needed about All Aboard Florida passenger trains

    I am excited about All Aboard Florida, but have a concern about its feasibility. First, the portion to Orlando is not approved yet. Second, though it's said to be privately financed, apparently there is some public funding of the Orlando station. It's...
  • Sanford may get up to $300,000 insurance payout for Little Red School

    Sanford may get up to $300,000 insurance payout for Little Red School
    Sanford leaders are considering how to use an estimated $300,000 in insurance money that the city stands to receive after the historic Little Red School House — one of Seminole County's oldest buildings — was destroyed in a fire this month....
  • L.A. Conservancy seeks to save John Lautner building

     L.A. Conservancy seeks to save John Lautner building
    In its day, the airy building on Winnetka Avenue was as practical as it was spectacular. Designed by modernist architect John Lautner, the building has a pie-shaped floor plan that allowed the director of the Crippled Children's Society facility to...