| Feb 23, 2014
Starting today, Disney's Magic Kingdom guests will have to fork over a few extra dollars for single-day park admission.
The tickets will cost $99 for adults and children 10 and up.
This $4 price hike keeps Magic Kingdom the most expensive Disney park....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Singer Robin Thicke has canceled his Saturday performance at Universal Studios theme park, but he has agreed to come on a later date, Universal officials said Friday night.
Thicke, best known for last year's hit "Blurred Lines," also canceled his Friday...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:02 PM
I have a beef with the University of Florida.
Thursday's Sentinel revealed that it's getting much tougher for students to get accepted.
That's not my beef. Competition rocks.
My beef is that UF's policy, as the story explained, is to let folks...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Walt Disney World, one of the largest political donors in Florida, has spent more than $1.7 million so far during this campaign cycle, cutting checks to more than 100 candidates and committees throughout the state.
But one notable candidate hasn't...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Florida tourism hit another milestone and record high in 2013 with 94.7 million visitors traveling to the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.
That's a 3.5 percent jump from 2012's previous high of 91.5 million visitors, according to preliminary...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott will visit Universal Orlando on Friday morning to unveil new tourism-traffic figures and to make what his office is billing as a "major jobs announcement" involving the theme-park resort.
The governor is expected to announce...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Christopher Alan Norton performs his newest cabaret, "Where I Belong" in the popular Spotlight Cabaret Series at the Winter Park Playhouse Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19 and 20.
Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will accompany on the piano....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Loews Hotels, which operates the three deluxe hotels at Universal Orlando, has begun offering free wireless Internet access at each of its 18 properties throughout North America.
The company said prompt and reliable Internet access "has become a...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Universal Orlando's upcoming webcast about its expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is available to the public, but interested people must fill out a form and they must do it by 11:59 p.m. today -- Tuesday, Jan. 21 -- to participate.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Our theme park enthusiast brethren over at the LATimes.com, Brady MacDonald likes to put together his most anticipated rides for the upcoming year pretty early on.
His take on the best new rides coming in 2014 he put together back in July 2013, but...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Christmas 2013 is officially in the books, but the merriment continues at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. Here's a quick list of when individual holiday festivities wrap up.
+ At Epcot, the Candlelight Processional ends Monday, Dec. 30. ...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A colorful new hotel is under construction -- and catching the eyes of I-4 motorists -- at Universal Orlando. Cabana Bay Beach Resort, modeled after motels of the mid-20th century, will open the first 600 of its 1,800 rooms to the public on March 31. In...