| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Walt Disney Co.Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said he likes what he sees from Netflix, but added that he thinks it will be hard for the streaming video service to "corner the market."
"No question Netflix has a running start," said Iger,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:20 AM
With a new ban that prohibits smoking within 15 feet of playgrounds, smokers with cigarettes in hand will have to watch where they walk in the Lake County Forest Preserves.
"It's logical," said Mike Tully, director of operations and public safety for...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:01 PM
CARP LAKE — Wilderness State Park recently received a $35,000 grant from Michigan Department of Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Division to help overhaul its park management plan.
Burr Mitchell, state park manager, said the plan will be an...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A bobcat protection bill approved this week by the California Legislature would establish no-trapping zones around Joshua Tree National Park and other public parks and wildlife refuges throughout the state.
The measure would also prohibit trapping of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:54 AM
The Resort Township Board of Trustees has approved plans to build a new playground in East Park.
Construction will start Sept. 15 and will take approximately a month to finish.
“We’ve wanted to get it back since the whole park was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:24 PM
The 2014 annual park entrance license for South Dakota's state parks and recreation areas will be available for purchase Oct. 1.
The 2014 park entrance license is valid from Oct. 1 through May 17, 2015. An annual park entrance license is $30....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Expect a crowd if you're braving the theme parks heading into Easter. But there are some special events for your consideration.
+ This month's Velvet Sessions concert is Thursday and features Taylor Dayne ("Tell It to My Heart," "Love Will Lead You...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The heat is on for Central Floridians. Daytime temps are on the rise, and Memorial Day weekend signals the arrival of house guests who want to spend days (and nights) at our theme parks. Here is a park-by-park strategy -- broken down by morning, afternoon...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Universal Orlando has revealed details about its much-anticipated expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It will open in 2014 at Universal Studios, the company said today.
The new area, under construction atop the old Jaws ride and Amity...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...