| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:38 PM
My daughter was studying for a test on states and their capitals, so I was trying to help her. As we drove along, I would say a state name, expecting her to say the capital.
She remembered many of the capitals because she had learned them in previous...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:27 AM
This week is backloaded with musical events at Orlando theme parks, including the wrap-up of Universal's Mardi Gras season.
+ The All-American Rejects are the final performers for this year's Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Studios. The group, known...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:13 AM
It's the beginning of April, but the end is near for two productions at Disney's Hollywood Studios and one exhibit at Orlando Science Center. Meanwhile, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and Universal's Mardi Gras keep calm and carry on....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:25 AM
A few weeks ago, Bridgeport folks were all geared up to celebrate Mardi Gras with a giant fundraiser presented by BlackRock Rocks featuring a couple handfuls of local bands and spanning three venues. And then it snowed. A lot. Like, we're talking about...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:04 PM
BURLINGTON, Vt. — There was a McDonald's downtown in Vermont's largest city for years, but then Vermont's largest city decided it didn't want McDonald's anymore. So the McDonald's closed.
A McDonald's closing. Who's ever heard of such a thing?...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Check out festivals and events in June across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
May 31-June 1: Silver Spurs Rodeo,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
UCLA's First Century is the focus of a coffee-table book packed with historic photographs....
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Colorful grave ban: A councilman in Terrebonne Parish, La., has introduced legislation that would ban colorful graves at public cemeteries....
| Oct 4, 2012
Louisiana State can't afford to keep winning like this. The Tigers are 2-0 the last two weeks and are dropping faster than a first-time drinker at Mardi Gras. Oregon State is No.1 in two of the six Bowl Championship Series computers and also in the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Universal Orlando has released its lineup for Mardi Gras concerts, which begin Feb. 11 with the B-52s, and include a variety of acts ranging from the legendary Diana Ross to teen TV sensations Big Time Rush to rapper B.o.B to the ever-present KC & the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:43 PM
brightcove.createExperiences(); Among Universal Orlando’s announcements Wednesday was news of its first-ever daily parade for Universal Studios. Here are nuggets about “Universal’s Superstar Parade,” which will debut sometime...