| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Riley William Davis, whose sunny personality and quick wit sustained him and his family through his four-year battle with leukemia, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. He was 13.
Diagnosed with cancer at 9, Riley's life was turned upside...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Universal Orlando is making announcements next week about features it will introduce during 2012. But we already know what it's not: the revealing of what will go where the Jaws ride operated at Universal Studios.
On its Facebook page, Universal posted...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:38 AM
What's up this week with Orlando theme parks and attractions:
+ Kiddie supergroup Doodlebops will be the musical guest during the Just for Kids Fest at SeaWorld Orlando on Saturday. Show times are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., but the distribution of tickets...
| Jan 25, 2012
Dick Tufeld, a longtime radio and TV announcer who intoned "Danger, Will Robinson!" as the voice of the Robot in the 1960s science-fiction TV series "Lost in Space," has died. He was 85.
Tufeld died Sunday at his home in Studio City while watching the...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:39 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The quiet, tree-lined streets here may conjure images of a modern Mayberry by the sea for some. But when Ron Whiteman looks out the window of his home on Heliotrope Avenue, he has a clear view of an Eastern Sierra mountain town.
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:27 AM
There's something fresh to do every day this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
+ MONDAY: New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl MPV Eli Manning will be going to Disney World. He'll be honored in a parade down Magic Kingdom's Main...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The musical workshop of “Amazing Grace,” based on the life of John Newton, the former slave trader who wrote the world's most recognized hymn, will kick-off Goodspeed Musical's Norma Terris Theatre season of three works May 17 through June 10....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:16 AM
I'm catching up after having a week out of the office, but here's a look at this week's events at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival begins Wednesday. Flowers and topiaries have been slipping into...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:04 AM
He was always a skateboarder and action-movie fan, not to mention a punk-rock enthusiast, but from the time he turned 12, nothing excited Steve Anderson more than the approach and arrival of his favorite day, Wednesday.
That was the day the newest issues...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:38 PM
The theme-park world and the movie universe have been atwitter since Monday's announcement that an "Avatar"-themed land would be added to Disney's Animal Kingdom and, eventually, other Walt Disney Co. parks worldwide. Online reaction is varied and falls...
| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...