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  • Hop on these Easter dining specials

    Hop on these Easter dining specials
    Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes. Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
  • Universal Studios Japan sets July opening for 'Harry Potter' attraction

    Universal Studios Japan sets July opening for 'Harry Potter' attraction
    Universal Studios Japan's Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction will open July 15, the theme park announced Friday at an event attended by Japanese and foreign dignitaries. The $500-million Wizarding World, similar to an attraction that opened at...
  • Anticipation and coverage builds for Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    Anticipation and coverage builds for Harry Potter's Diagon Alley
    With the summer opening of Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter getting closer, there is lots of buzz -- and news -- about Universal's new attraction. As a Potter fan myself, I’m planning my trip to Diagon Alley --  but I may wait...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...
  • Walt Disney World voted favorite theme park for 11th year

    Walt Disney World voted favorite theme park for 11th year
    The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.  It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
  • Could there be a Wizarding World 3 at Universal Orlando?

    Could there be a Wizarding World 3 at Universal Orlando?
    The second phase of Wizarding World of Harry Potter has yet to open, and already there are questions about making it a trilogy. Universal Creative president Mark Woodbury wouldn't imagine aloud in front of reporters last week, but the three "Potter"...
  • A peek behind wall at Harry Potter's Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando

    A peek behind wall at Harry Potter's Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando
    We still can't see a whole lot of what's going up at Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley at Universal Studios. That construction wall is maddening to anxious Potterheads, who must wait until summer for unveiling and exploration. Park...
  • Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret

    Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret
    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....
  • Florida sees record tourism in 2013

    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...
  • Universal Studios: Robin Thicke's Mardi Gras concert canceled

    Universal Studios: Robin Thicke's Mardi Gras concert canceled
    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...
  • Geeks say goodbye to Harold Ramis

    Geeks say goodbye to Harold Ramis
    It’s always tough saying goodbye to your heroes. And this week, an entire generation of geeks and nerds had to say goodbye to one of their greatest. As was reported by the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Harold Ramis died while surrounded by his family....
  • A suitcase full of spring break travel deals

    A suitcase full of spring break travel deals
    Spring break alert! The kids will soon be out of public school and time is running out to save on fun getaways. Palm Beach County students break on March 17-24. In Broward, kids are out of school March 21-28. Staycation savings There are hotel and...