| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, officially opens today. The eatery is the second restaurant to debut as part of this year’s expansion to Universal’s entertainment complex. Featuring colorful...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Antojitos, a colorful Mexican restaurant opening at Universal CityWalk, has entered preview mode. This a testing period leading up to the eatery's grand opening on Feb. 5.
The restaurant, operating in the space formerly occupied by Latin Quarter,...
| Oct 30, 2013
Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels: NBC Sports Group has coverage of the Breeders Cup horse racing event from Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles Nov. 1-2. Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels Friday, Nov. 1 4-8pm ET (NBCSN) Breeders...
| Jun 1, 2013
To young fans of IM5, it may seem like the fast-rising new boy band came out of nowhere. It hasn’t been on a TV show or even had a formal record release. But in recent months the group has gotten......
| Oct 11, 2013
Soap operas have fallen on hard times in recent years, with some notable, long-running ones being canceled after decades on the air. NBC's sole survivor in the genre, Days of our Lives, continues to maintain its viewership, however (it recently...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Shortly after Christmas, the same question arises every year: What are we going to do on New Year's Eve?
Here’s what some California amusement and theme parks have planned for the last night of 2011:
Disneyland in Anaheim will stay open until 2 a....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 11:40 AM
The bands Smash Mouth and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will provide entertainment at Universal CityWalk for New Year's Eve next month.
The night is scheduled to begin with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy ("Go Daddy-O") and be capped with Smash Mouth ("Walkin' on the Sun,"...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A concert by REO Speedwagon will be the centerpiece of the New Year's Eve celebration at Universal CityWalk.
The rock group, known for hits such as "Keep on Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling," will give a live performance during Dec. 31...
| Feb 3, 2012
Some people love theme parks for the rides. Some for the shows. And while you can lay down some serious cash for not-so-haute cuisine like churros and turkey legs, there are some who love the parks for the food, and some of the best in Central Florida can...