| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Look for additions small and large at Orlando's theme parks in 2014. Although the attractions, for the most part, haven't set exact dates yet, here are some that are worth watching.
•Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, Universal...
| Apr 11, 2014
Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes.
Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
| Jan 2, 2014
We should feel pretty confident about many aspects of what 2014 will hold for theme parks and attractions. Sure, a certain boy wizard will play a key role, and a group of height-challenged cast members are expected to raise a ruckus in the middle of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The Orlando Eye, the 400 foot-tall observation wheel being built on International Drive, should be ready for opening by the spring of 2015.
That's a few months later than developer Chuck Whittall had hoped — he was shooting for Dec. 31 — but...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Universal Orlando unveiled details on a handful of restaurants planned for CityWalk on Thursday -- plus confirmed, it confirmed an expected one for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion set for Universal Studios theme park.
Yes, as many have...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Eight eateries — including one that touts sushi and beef — will be introduced or revamped at Universal CityWalk by June, officials said Thursday.
"The basic idea was simple; hard to execute but simple: Create the best-in-category of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Mon dieu, just try getting a table for dinner at Be Our Guest, the fancy French restaurant at the Magic Kingdom.
You'll have to be a skillful planner and know your schedule six months ahead. That's how far in advance Walt Disney World takes reservations...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Bob Marley -- a Tribute to Freedom, a nightclub at Universal CityWalk, will mark Jamaican Independence Day with a celebration on Saturday.
The event will include live reggae music, food and drink specials, Jamaican and African merchandise sales,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A bit of lost Los Angeles lives for now in a Pomona warehouse.
Glimpse it and get goose bumps, even on a sticky summer day.
The soft curve of the Brown Derby's hat. The dragon that danced outside Grauman's Chinese.
The worn characters above a prewar...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In an area that Los Angeles real estate brokers have dubbed "the lower Westside," the rush is on to fill in the once-sparsely developed land north of LAX and southeast of Marina del Rey with new residences, retail outlets and creative businesses.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters.