| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"Star Wars" fans have their annual "Star Wars Celebration," now fans of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books are getting their own annual fanfest.
Warner Bros. and Universal Orlando Resort will host the first "Celebration of Harry Potter" at Universal...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Wine Spectator magazine's 2013 Wine List awards included nods to 40 Orlando area restaurants. This year, 3,793 were named award winners, spanning all 50 U.S. states and 76 other countries and territories, along with 11 cruise ships.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The fourth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" doesn't debut until October, but that hasn't stopped brands from rallying around the zombie series in order to court 18-35-year-old men.
â Hyundai has launched "The Walking Dead Chop Shop" app that...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Universal Orlando’s parent company said Wednesday it will pour hundreds of millions of added dollars more into new attractions in Florida and California this year, accelerating an already aggressive construction plans in program schedule at its U.S....
| Jul 18, 2013
"So much for hanging out at the pool!"
The rain gave no sign of letting up. Even worse, we'd chosen the Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando (http://grandcypress.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html) because it's got a new water play area — big new waterslide...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:48 AM
De nuevo nos encontramos en plena temporada de huracanes. Empezó el 1ro. de junio y terminará el 30 de noviembre, y hace unos días tuvimos la primera amenaza oficial de tormenta en la región, aunque por suerte, la esperada Chantal no llegó. Esa...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Not all Fourth of July celebrations are centered around a hot backyard grill. Several Central Florida restaurants and one hotel are offering Independence Day specials in the cool comfort of air-conditioned dining rooms or -- in the case of the hotel -- a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The Orlando World Center Marriott is making a a big splash on the local resort scene.
The 2,000-room resort, which towers above the landscape alongside Interstate 4 opposite Walt Disney World, has finished a multimillion-dollar refurbishment with the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The group Florida Parents Against Common Core is planning to protest outside an Orlando hotel Saturday where a national conference on the academic standards is taking place.
The group's website says members will be protesting from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Spend 8-Days and 7-Nights in your choice of over 20 resorts in amazing destinations, including Orlando, Florida!
With Bluegreen’s Explorer package you can customize your 8-days and 7-nights into multiple stays or one extended retreat over a 12-...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Cleaning out my notebook of various Universal Orlando facts culled from media previews and observations this week.
+ I think the visual that will to stick with me from Thursday's grand opening of Transformers: The Ride -- 3D is the Black Diamond Jet...