| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Orlando's theme parks and other developers are making big investments in revamping or building entertainment complexes where tourists dine, shop, dance and see shows at night.
Downtown Disney is undergoing a huge makeover, doubling its number of dining,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Hot Dog Hall of Fame officially opens today at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk. The eatery, which is located across from Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, features a menu of hot dog creations from across the nation including a loaded Chicago dog and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Just in time for the Fourth of July, a restaurant celebrating one of America's most popular foods has opened at Universal Orlando's CityWalk.
Hot Dog Hall of Fame officially opened today, becoming the latest new eatery at Universal's expansion to the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Universal Orlando will add a fifth resort hotel on its property, the company confirmed Tuesday in an announcement with Loews Corp.
The 1,000-room hotel, to be operated by Loews, will be called Sapphire Falls and will open in the summer of 2016. It...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:55 AM
WHAT: It's unclear how the "Futura" part figures into it, but the "retro" label makes perfect sense. This package tour turns the clock back to the glorious 1980s, with music by Howard Jones (pictured), Katrina Leskanich (of Katrina and the Waves fame),...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The first time I stepped into San Clemente's Beachcomber Motel, the hairs on my neck rose with deja vu. The low-slung Spanish building, the tiny rooms with Venetian blinds and picture windows, the kitchenette with its lemon-chiffon tile, the black night...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:16 PM
FUTURE: with Derrick Milano, Pressure and others. 8 p.m. Oct. 3; CFE Arena, Gemini Boulevard and West Plaza Drive, Orlando; $40-$80; 407-823-6006.
WHITECHAPEL: with Upon a Burning Body and others. 7 p.m. Oct. 14; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St., Orlando; $25;...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:15 PM
"The Calling" is an absorbing, solidly crafted procedural thriller with a terrific lead turn by Susan Sarandon as Hazel Micallef, a cranky, small-town police inspector who helps to unravel a series of serial killings. Although the 67-year-old actress...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Florida residents can see the Blue Man Group show at Universal Orlando Resort at a big discount during September and October.
Floridians who purchase tickets at the box office and present a valid ID, can save up to $40 off the regular adult ticket...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
BUYER: Rebel Wilson
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
SIZE: 2,500 square feet, 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Ever since she deftly ran away with her scenes as Kristen Wiig's magnificently kooky and kind of creepy roommate Brynn...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:55 AM
FINCH: with Maps & Atlases and Weatherbox. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave., Orlando; $20-$25; 407-246-1419.
WATSKY: with kyle and Anderson.Paak. 7 p.m. Oct. 27; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando; $15-$17; 407-246-1419.