| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I saw the new Wizard of Oz movie. I went last Thursday, the night before "Oz the Great and Powerful" was officially released, to a "preview" that was open to the public.
I got there five minutes before it began. There were nine people in the theater. I...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We are rolling into the penultimate (look it up!) week of STOCK-tober, our monthlong docudrama detailing the agony and ecstasy of stock investing.
As of this week, the overall market as measured by the S&P 500 Index is down 0.6 percent since New Year's...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:30 AM
In this week's episode of "The Real Princesses of Disneyland," Aladdin has his eye on Sleeping Beauty, Ariel calls Cinderella an old hag and Snow White is jealous of Tiana's new line of designer tiaras.
The new Fantasy Faire enchanted village opening at...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disney has unveiled plans to roll out a revolutionary new digital reservation system at its four Florida theme parks allowing visitors to pre-book rides, shows, parades, restaurants and character meet-and-greets months before a vacation.
So when will...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:40 AM
The number “13” is considered unlucky by some, but certainly not for travelers heading for Central Florida in summer of 2013, as this year holds unprecedented expansions at theme parks, accommodations and dining in Orlando and surroundings....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Expect at least five major projects to open at Central Florida theme parks and attractions in 2013.
•Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, SeaWorld Orlando: The ride combines a mobile-simulator platform with a trackless navigation system....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The princess predicament is a problem as old as Disneyland.
Moms want a picture of their little girls with a Disney princess while Dads and their bored boys squirm at the very notion of waiting 45 minutes for a photo op.
Disneyland seems to have...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The next milestone of the big Magic Kingdom expansion is approaching. The grand opening of major sections of the "new" Fantasyland is set for Thursday. You can brave the year-end crowds at Walt Disney World to check out the area, which basically sits atop...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
It's Cyber Monday, so you know what that means: Fire up the TRS-80 and start downloading all your favorite apps for a great price.
On Monday only, Disney Publishing Worldwide has a lot of deals running on some of their fan-favorite book apps.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After years of planning, it took just 12 minutes to officially open the latest addition to Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the Magic Kingdom's 41-year history.
Walt Disney World rolled out fireworks, a cavalcade of Disney characters and...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:13 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. - As we walked across the broad, brick-paved plaza, a burst of music swelled, the strings rising to cinematic heights amid a pounding of kettle drums. A man in a crisp white shirt waved and beamed. Perfectly manicured flowers swayed in the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Captain Jack Sparrow swings down upon the gang of pirates overtaking the ship. Swords clash before he calms the rumble and they celebrate with fireworks bursting above.
Sound like a scene from the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick? It's actually a...