| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63.
Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Attendance dipped at SeaWorld parks during the final three months of 2013, but the Orlando-based theme-park operator said Thursday that it still posted record earnings in its first year as a public company.
SeaWorld President and Chief Executive Officer...
| Mar 3, 2014
Universal Orlando is clearly expecting big things from the Hogwarts Express.
When Orlando's No. 2 resort raised ticket prices this week, it increased prices for park-to-park tickets — which allow admission to both Universal Studios Florida and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is still working on their new 335-foot-tall Falcon's Fury to open at some point this spring, but to garner interest, the theme park put together a couple of videos to simulate what riding the drop ride would be like as if you...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:05 AM
At Universal Studios Florida, you can pretend you're battling 30-foot-tall robots engaged in urban warfare inside the multimillion-dollar Transformers ride.
Or, across the lagoon, you can just whack a mole.
In an industry where bigger, faster,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Florida has a rich aviation and space history. From historic aircraft to NASA rockets, Florida's aviation and space museums and attractions provide numerous educational and entertaining experiences for visitors and residents. Photos and Information on...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Anheuser-Busch salutes our heroes by offering free admission year round to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place and Water County USA theme parks to members of the U.S. military and their families with a valid ID.
The “Waves of Honor”...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:17 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will showcase "The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons" from an exhibition created by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The exhibit, running Jan. 25-March 23, focuses on every step of the creation process and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Busch Gardens is asking the public to help name two sister lion cubs that have come to live at the Tampa theme park.
The duo, born on Feb. 20 in South Africa, are joined by an unrelated male cub, born March 20. The threesome arrived at Busch Gardens...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Who wants some meat cake? Well, some lions might, and that's just what the folks at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay cooked up for their pride to celebrate World Lion Day.
On Saturday, the special cake will be fed to the newest lions, Kembe, Shtuko and Shaba,...