| Oct 16, 2011
The Art of Fielding
Little, Brown: 528 pp., $25.99
In terms of conjuring a shorthand for a certain American innocence, there are few delivery systems quite so direct as baseball. Touched on by a library's worth of authors...
| Jan 1, 2012
Feiwel and Friends: 390 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and older
Few fairy tales have been as endlessly reimagined and riffed upon as Cinderella. The beloved rags-to-riches story of an oppressed beauty whose kind nature is...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:58 PM
By turns well observed and overstated, "A Little Help" is the gently absurdist drama of a thirtysomething woman's coming of age. Jenna Fischer, expertly put-upon and yearning as Pam on "The Office," is sympathetic without asking for sympathy in the lead...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:22 AM
It's the hot, dry side. The sunset spot. The leeward shore, downwind from all the cool and wet. But among each of the six major Hawaiian islands, the "west side" has its own personality. Big resorts on the Big Island. Sea cliffs and funky towns on Kauai....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Disneyland Paris will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new nighttime spectacular in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle and a revamped evening parade starting in April.
The Disney Dreams show will feature castle projections, water screens, dancing...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Expect at least five major projects to open at Central Florida theme parks and attractions in 2013.
•Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, SeaWorld Orlando: The ride combines a mobile-simulator platform with a trackless navigation system....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Captain Jack Sparrow swings down upon the gang of pirates overtaking the ship. Swords clash before he calms the rumble and they celebrate with fireworks bursting above.
Sound like a scene from the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick? It's actually a...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:24 AM
We took a cruise with 912 children, 911 of whom were not ours. For people who don't like other people's kids in quantities usually encountered at theme parks, or who believe that cruise ships are floating tubs of gluttony and indolence, this must all...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Disney Cruise Line's next ship, the Disney Fantasy, is much like a fraternal twin to the Disney Dream -- it shares the same basic structural design but there are some cosmetic differences.
Disney officials revealed many of the new features Thursday,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Breaking a wicked stepmother's curse, Disneyland's fairytale princesses will be whisked away from their crowded one-room temporary home in 2013 and magically transported to a spacious new storybook village more befitting of their royal lineage.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disney has unveiled plans to roll out a revolutionary new digital reservation system at its four Florida theme parks allowing visitors to pre-book rides, shows, parades, restaurants and character meet-and-greets months before a vacation.
So when will...