| May 10, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Theme park foodies will soon have a new eatery to add to their list, with the opening of the eclectic Expedition Cafe, which is part of SeaWorld's new Antarctica expansion.
The restaurant will feature a variety of food from around the world, mirroring...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:05 AM
EAST JORDAN -- Matt Hamilton's Shoe Club at East Jordan Middle School is dedicated to helping students learn to set goals and a mission for their lives.
Hamilton, a history teacher at the school, has collected shoes from people who excel at what they do...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives."
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Two under-construction Orlando theme-park attractions are among the eight "most exciting additions of 2013," according to a post on Frommers.com, a national travel website.
The story, written by Jason Cochran, lists SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica --...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| 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....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:28 PM
I'm no sailor.
As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends.
But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...
| Apr 4, 2013
Adrienne Lo and Abraham Conlon, the proprietors of the hugely popular new Chinese-Portuguese restaurant Fat Rice in Logan Square, are interesting looking, the kind of couple you see around town and wonder what their deal is.
I've seen them around for...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:48 PM
When SeaWorld Orlando revealed its ride-vehicle design for the upcoming Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin attraction yesterday, I wasn't quite sure I saw the inspiration, said to be the birds themselves. The cars' color scheme is solidly in the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:45 PM
First impression of the ride vehicles for SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin ride: Part Spider-Man ride, part Mad Tea Party ride, part air-hockey game. SeaWorld has released its latest video installment of “Behind the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Christopher Knight reviews the embroidered textiles in "Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women" at the UCLA Fowler Museum...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:32 AM
It’s cold, really cold, and until recently, the Antarctic was the real final frontier on Earth. But as cameras became more forgiving of its harsh weather, documentary film crews began braving the elements and collecting dramatic footage of the...