| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
No one ever mistook Nicholas Evlampios Fotiu for Dick Button, but there are almost as many of Fotiu's skating highlights on YouTube as of the great figure skater Button. Invariably, Fotiu is punching somebody, a feat he performed repeatedly for the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:07 AM
A 520-foot-high roller coaster, the tallest in the world, will be built in Florida. We just don't know exactly where yet.
An official announcement will come in a few weeks, said Michael Kitchen, president of US Thrill Rides, the Windermere-based company...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Scott Disick's mother, Bonnie Disick, died Oct. 28 after a long illness, according to recent reports. She was 63.
The cause of death was unclear.
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 30, who is boyfriend to eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:38 PM
When a 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island lights up for the first time Friday night, it will mark just one mega-tree in a series sparkling to life for the holidays in shopping centers throughout Southern California.
Fashion Island's white fir,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:11 PM
When the lights were flipped on in a night of song and celebration over the weekend, the 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island stood as another colorful and enormous addition to the small forest of arbors that sparkle to life for the holidays in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:59 PM
When the lights were flipped on, the 90-foot Christmas tree at Fashion Island stood as another enormous sentry in the forest of arbors that sparkle to life during the holidays in shopping centers throughout Southern California.
But the white fir,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:12 PM
So, there's a scene in the Goodman Theatre's annual production of "A Christmas Carol," wherein Ebenezer Scrooge encounters his younger self, about to throw away his one chance at love with Belle, a lovely teacher from Pudding Lane — who for years...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:31 AM
accesso Technology Group plc, the attractions-industry technology company whose North American operations are based in Lake Mary, has purchased point-of-sale software provider Siriusware in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $12 million (U.S.)...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look.
It even has a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:49 PM
By day, they apply lipstick, rouge and powder to create that vibrant, flawless look.
But by night they use their skills to paint a picture of death, punctuated with scars, bloody gashes and deformities.
For makeup artists, Halloween is a super job...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:24 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Passengers waiting to board the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride at Walt Disney World used to stand in long lines that snaked along the sun-baked pavement.
Riders are now ushered into an air-conditioned tent, where kids can play on...