| Apr 8, 2010
In deference to the cooking mastery of the head rat of the Disney film "Ratatouille," Disney Cruise Line announced today its newest ship, the Disney Dream, will offer the line's first-ever "premier dining option."
Remy, the name of the main character...
| Aug 28, 2010
"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...
| Oct 23, 2010
When part of your job involves taking pleasant road trips, it's hard enough to persuade people that you're working even on a tough week.
So, sprawled out on the massage table last week in The Spa at Disney's Vero Beach Resort, my mind was racing: "How...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 7:30 PM
The economy got you feeling blue? Can't shake the market malaise? Need a pecuniary pick-me-up?
Look no further than any one of a number of economic-impact studies released on everything from high-speed rail to cruise ships.
It's just what the doctor...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 8:49 AM
As I pulled the lever on the giant slot machine inside the ship's glitzy casino for a chance to win our next cruise for free, my wife and I shared a nervous glance that said -- for once -- we were on the same page about our vacation ideas.
| Jan 1, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Right around sunrise Tuesday, the newest addition to the Walt Disney Co.'s global vacation empire will glide up to a pier at Port Canaveral.
The Disney Dream, a 130,000-ton ocean liner with room aboard for 4,000 passengers, is the first of two new cruise...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Welcome to the first installment of the Rick Scott Jobs Calculator.
Here we'll periodically check in on the new governor's central campaign promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years.
It's been just two weeks since Scott took office, but he's already...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 7:06 PM
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....
| Nov 14, 2008
Boca Raton Sen. Ted Deutch today called on Gov. Charlie Crist to "examine" a $100 million fuel terminal being constructed in Brevard County's Port Canaveral by a European oil company, Vitol, that Deutch says supplies more than half the oil......
| Jan 5, 2011
Ridley Pearson, author of the popular Disney-themed Kingdom Keepers series for young adults, has been busy researching his fifth book set onboard a Disney Cruise Line ship. Pearson first sailed on the Disney Wonder in August when the ship had a...
| Jan 5, 2011
A trio of favorable analyst reports propelled shares in Walt Disney Co. to a 10-year high Wednesday. Excitement about Disney's theme parks and cable networks were a motivating factors behind some of the reports. Goldman Sachs added Disney to its......