| Sep 15, 2010
| 1:48 PM
The party's almost over for Block Party Bash at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Disney World confirmed Wednesday that the rolling show will bow out as of Jan. 1, 2011. It will be replaced with another Pixar-driven parade that Disney says is still in the...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Naysayers underestimated Disney World this time. Granted, when the company announced plans in September to project photographs of theme-park guests onto Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom, details were sparse.
But who, beyond Imagineers, could have...
| Nov 25, 2010
Sure, Pleasure Island has resembled a ghost town for two years, but now it's officially dead. Walt Disney World announced last week its plans to rename and reinvent the area, the center segment of Downtown Disney.
Coming up is the Hyperion Wharf name....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 12:22 PM
In the mind of Ridley Pearson, Disney villains have plans to take over the world, "it's a small world" dolls are their henchmen, there's a jail beneath Pirates of the Caribbean and mysteries are solved by kids who turn into holograms after the theme parks...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 12:12 PM
Part of the fun at the Party of the Senses, a special event at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival, is watching the Cirque du Soleil acts that serve as entertainment.
The Party takes place every Saturday, and the night I attended our first Cirque du Soleil...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 6:27 PM
Nearly five years ago, a wintry day of fishing turned into a dolphin-rescue story made for Hollywood. And now the tale of the tail is being made by Hollywood.
"Dolphin Tale" is based on the life story of Winter the dolphin, who lost her tail but now...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 12:42 AM
ORLANDO -- The federal job safety agency fined SeaWorld Orlando $75,000 on Monday for three violations uncovered while investigating the February death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged underwater.
The Occupational Safety and...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass.
Wells wants the Asian...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 10:51 AM
RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK, India -- Russell Brand's bodyguards assaulted four news photographers, including one from The Associated Press, when they were taking pictures of the British comedian Friday in an Indian tiger reserve before his wedding to Katy...
| Sep 1, 2010
The following is a list of demands found online reportedly from gunman James May Lee, who was involved in a hostage situation inside the Discovery Channel building in Maryland:
The Discovery Channel MUST broadcast to the world their commitment to save...
| Oct 3, 2011
Reporting from Atkinson, Neb.
Some might have been surprised to hear that plans to build a 1,700-mile oil pipeline through the Midwest to the Gulf Coast — a source of new oil and thousands of jobs — would drive an emotional fault line down...