| Aug 16, 2011
Florida scares up spooktacular -- and early -- Halloween festivities
Whether you like your Halloween festivities to be super-spooky or perhaps not so scary, chances are very good that Florida has you covered with all manner of both ghostly -- and ghastly...
| Sep 4, 2010
Daisy Troop visits thrift shop
Burbank Girl Scout Daisy Troop 631-6 and their leaders, Lisa Tobey, Carey Sanchez and Ashlynn Wright, visited La Providencia Guild Thrift Shop. This was a thank-you opportunity to plant their Master Project "Mini Garden"...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Located within 500 miles of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and Western Caribbean islands, the Port of Tampa is an ideal departure point for seven-day or shorter cruises to Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan, Belize City, Grand Cayman and other Western Caribbean...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Here's a quick look at the wealth of entertainment options this weekend at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ It's the final weekend of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This weekend's HGTV guest is designer popular Vern Yip, who...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
| Jun 10, 2011
Busch Gardens Tampa was New York with a very special animal ambassador a 13-week old cheetah cub named Kasi and animal educator Christine Charlick, to discuss the threatened cheetah population, steps that are being taken to halt the decline of the...
| Nov 11, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at a physical therapy center known as COMPLETE PT, which is treating several war veterans for their injuries. CompletePT combines what is best about pool and land physical therapy under one roof. Patients begin their...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Two SeaWorld Orlando roller coasters and two Busch Gardens Tampa thrill rides will be featured in the upcoming Travel Channel series "Insane Coaster Wars," which debuts July 8.
But before the seven-part series starts airing, coaster fanatics can vote for...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:55 AM
I can't stop thinking about Grandma.
She's only in her 20s, and not really a grandma; she got the name because she was unfortunate enough to lose her teeth.
Oh, did I mention that Grandma is a sea turtle that lost her entire lower jaw when someone cut...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
It's time for a friendly reminder that Manta, the newest coaster at SeaWorld Orlando, will be featured in an episode of the new "Insane Coaster Wars" series on the Travel Channel this Sunday.
The episode airs at 9:30 p.m. It's the second "Insane Coaster...
| Apr 21, 2008
Dishes to ashes, cups to dust.
SeaWorld Orlando and other Busch Entertainment Corp. parks are converting their food-service containers and tableware supplies to versions made from materials that are both farm-raised organic — such as corn and...
| Sep 30, 2008
| 6:32 AM
Each year, Central Florida's theme parks put their scariest foot forward for Halloween, offering everything from a headless horseman to haunted houses.
Two of the parks present family-friendly parties. At two others â call them "scream parks" â it is...