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  • High-speed rail: One deal Florida can't turn down

    High-speed rail: One deal Florida can't turn down
    All you train skeptics and train deniers and train haters can quit sending me your anti-train spam. It's a done deal. In 2016, when I am driving to Tampa, a sleek train will zip past me in the I-4 median, its three passengers waving through a window....
  • Day 1: Setting sail on the Disney Dream cruise ship

    Day 1: Setting sail on the Disney Dream cruise ship
    Now aboard the Disney Dream, I’ve been busy the last few days, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday and all four theme parks at Walt Disney World’s resort on...
  • Day 3: Disney Dream cruise finale goes from blah to blast

    Day 3: Disney Dream cruise finale goes from blah to blast
    We woke up Saturday morning on the Disney Dream cruise ship to what looked like bad weather, judging from the virtual porthole in our stateroom. But despite a poor start, Day 3 on the Dream ended with the finest food and best entertainment of our Bahamian...
  • NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast

    NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast
    With the future of manned NASA missions uncertain, diversions along the Space Coast of Central Florida are becoming less about space and more about the coast. Not to worry. Towns such as Melbourne, Cocoa Beach and Titusville offer plenty of coast to...
  • New museum in Brevard celebrates space

    New museum in Brevard celebrates space
    "Who's the best pilot you ever saw?" It's childish, sure, but on final approach to the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station I can't resist uttering that line made famous by Dennis Quaid as astronaut Gordon Cooper in "The Right Stuff." The uncluttered stretch...
  • Recap: Day-by-day on the Disney Dream cruise ship to the Bahamas [Updated]

    Recap: Day-by-day on the Disney Dream cruise ship to the Bahamas [Updated]
    I just returned with my family from our three-night Bahamian cruise aboard the Disney Dream, where I blogged daily from the ship about our experiences and took photos. It was the first cruise for my family, Disney or otherwise. We found the ship’...
  • High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise

    High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream With all things Disney, you come to expect family fun, fairy-tale fantasy and plenty of pixie dust. But it's the technology behind Disney's trademark "magic" that seems to set its new Dream apart from other...
  • Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market

    Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market
    Forty years ago, rock shrimp were considered a trash catch. They were called "peanuts" and "hard heads" because of their tough outer shell. Once opened, the crustaceans revealed a large sand vein that was anything but mouthwatering. Brevard County boat...
  • Disney Dream review: Build for the kids with grown-ups in mind

    Disney Dream review: Build for the kids with grown-ups in mind
    MIAMI — The new Disney Dream has a water ride, the AquaDuck, that propels guests through a clear tube that loops out over the edge of the ship. It has two interactive game floors that parents want to play on. too; a 3-D theater that screens Disney...
  • Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral

    Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral
    Established in 1953, this deep-water port on the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, less than an hour's drive from Orlando (about 54 miles from Orlando International Airport), offers a variety of cruises to the Bahamas and the Caribbean including three-,...
  • Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era

    Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era
    Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton. When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...