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  • Is that Rob or Rod on Shark Week promo?

    Is that Rob or Rod on Shark Week promo?
    They're both dressed like lifeguards. They both have that sexy hair flip down to a gel science. And they're both actors, although one may be a tad more famous than the other. Still, it was "sharking" to us to notice the resemblance between Rodney, the...
  • Vick charity to host school supply drive in Hampton

    Vick charity to host school supply drive in Hampton
    A charity created by NFL quarterback and Newport News native Michael Vick will host a back-to-school supply drive Saturday at the North Phoebus Community Center from noon to 4 p.m. "New school supplies help promote confidence in the classroom," Vick...
  • Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap

    Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will recommend raising property taxes on Monday, but he wants everyone to know one thing: The tax hike has nothing to do with the big projects he has championed. The initiatives that started under Dyer's watch — more...
  • The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

    The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park
    If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys," which shows...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • 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...
  • West Hollywood approves $86-million park renovation

    West Hollywood approves $86-million park renovation
    Rooftop swimming pools, a $3-million “grand staircase” and multiple children’s play areas are features of an ambitious remodel of West Hollywood Park approved last week by city officials. But what about the dogs? That’s what...
  • Some skeptical of city's plan to sell parking garages

    Some skeptical of city's plan to sell parking garages
    Several Baltimore City Council members expressed skepticism Monday about a plan to sell some downtown parking garages, while others began lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration to claim funds from the sale for recreation centers in their districts....
  • Just along for the rides: Your guide to Pennsylvania amusement parks

    Just along for the rides: Your guide to Pennsylvania amusement parks
    A family, a sense of anticipation that?s been building all week, a car packed with kids ? and you don't get back home until dark. Your destination: a fun-filled amusement park where everyone spends the entire day being thrilled, getting splashed on,...
  • Phantoms unearth creature from Dime Bank Building vault

    Phantoms unearth creature from Dime Bank Building vault
    From deep in the basement of the Dime Bank Building on 7th Street in downtown Allentown, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms have apparently found their mascot. Dave Raymond, the original "best friend" of the Phillie Phanatic, helped officials of the area's new...
  • Big Ten mascots vote: stunning turnout, stunning result

    Big Ten mascots vote: stunning turnout, stunning result
    After five days of voting, the results of the Big Ten mascot poll are in. The turnout and the results are equally stunning. As of early Friday morning, more than 7 million votes have been cast. (A typical Chicago Sports poll generates between 500...