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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Attraction makeovers risk drawing ire of loyal fans

    Attraction makeovers risk drawing ire of loyal fans
    Lee and Donna Jenkot never tire of SeaWorld's "Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island." The Orlando retirees have watched the sea lions' antics at least 50 times since the nautical-themed show debuted 15 years ago. The goofy gags are always the same,...
  • Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth

    Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth
    Higher attendance and per-capita spending at Universal Orlando and Comcast Corp.'s other theme parks drove a 12.8 percent year-over-year jump in second-quarter revenue for the properties, the company reported Tuesday. The theme parks generated $615...
  • Knott's Berry Farm unveils Halloween Haunt 2014 mazes

    Knott's Berry Farm unveils Halloween Haunt 2014 mazes
    Knott's Berry Farm will add three new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2014 and introduce an interactive zombie-killing experience that arms visitors with simulated military assault weapons. The 42nd annual Knott's Scary Farm will start Sept. 25 and...
  • Arundel government holding on to People's grants, for now

    Arundel government holding on to People's grants, for now
    After pulling a grant intended for a health center that went out of business, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman said the money is being set aside for now. The county had awarded $1.9 million in casino grant funds to the People's Community...
  • Disney reveals Avengers Half Marathon medals

    Disney reveals Avengers Half Marathon medals
    Officials with runDisney revealed Thursday the inaugural collection of Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend finisher medals.  The inaugural race weekend featuring a Marvel Avengers theme will come to California-based Disney parks Disneyland and...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • Great blue heron at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

    Great blue heron at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area
    Kathy Degner was at Legg Lake in the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area on July 29 looking for juvenile American coots. At the lake's edge, she spotted a great blue heron standing motionless. She approached it, and it began preening itself. "I loved how...
  • Two decades of Pride

    Two decades of Pride
    Before the Pride Center at Equality Park took over a sprawling, 5.5-acre campus in Wilton Manors, Broward County's first LGBT center began in a humbler, more confining place: the Victoria Park living room of its founder, Alan Schubert. "It was awfully...
  • Save Mill Pond Park

    I have lived in Newington since 1963 and have seen a lot of changes, some good, some not so good. The most recent not-so-good proposed change is to build a new Mortensen Community Center on the current soccer fields in Mill Pond Park, which are used by...