| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
As Universal Orlando builds more lodging for its visitors, the competition could pressure nearby hotels to fight back with room renovations or new amenities, tourism experts said.
Universal last week unveiled plans for the 1,000-room, Caribbean-themed...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Zany premises and a few political jabs are part of the fun in "Barack to the Drawing Board," presented by The Humor Mill, a 5-year-old Orlando comedy troupe.
Based on the improvised comedy styles made famous by the Second City in Chicago, "Barak" is a...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Holy Land Experience, the religion-themed attraction near Interstate 4 and Conroy Road, will hold its annual free-admission day on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Operating hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guests are allowed in free of charge until the park reaches...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Disney World and Holy Land Experience landed multiple Brass Ring Awards, which were announced at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions trade show-meeting at the Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Holy Land Experience, the Bible-themed attraction near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road in Orlando, will host free screenings of 2004's "The Passion of the Christ" between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
The film, starring Jim Caviezel...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Singer Michael English, longtime lead vocalist for the Gaither Vocal Band, will perform in concert at Holy Land Experience on Saturday. Admission is free.
English, known for songs such as "Your Love Amazes Me,” “Heaven to Earth” and...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:06 AM
From a safe distance at Disney's Animal Kingdom, I watched a momma and her three cubs snack on something fowl. They tore into the meat, chewing down to the bone, maneuvering around cartilage to get at every morsel.
Nearby, the poppa removed the skin from...
| May 26, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Here, alphabetically, are a dozen shows at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival heartily recommended by the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team:
'Anne Frank Superstar & Purpose of the Moon'
One of the best things about Fringe is the way utterly unlikely...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:17 PM
The pope comes out for nudity!
Well, not exactly. Benedict XVI did praise Michelangelo's art for its luminous nudes, saying they showed the human spirit within. Still, the comments did raise eyebrows around the media.
This all started last month, when...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:54 PM
A trial date of April 16 has been set in the civil suit against a former Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) pastor accused of injuring a 71-year-old man and causing his eventual death, according to court documents.
Documents filed by an attorney for...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Each year, the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team picks 10 Orlando Fringe Festival shows for our Best of the Festival list. Here are this year's top 10, presented alphabetically… you can read the review of each and check out remaining showtimes...