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  • World's tallest roller coaster coming to Florida

    World's tallest roller coaster coming to Florida
    A 520-foot-high roller coaster, the tallest in the world, will be built in Florida. We just don't know exactly where yet. An official announcement will come in a few weeks, said Michael Kitchen, president of US Thrill Rides, the Windermere-based company...
  • Take advantage of attraction discounts before school starts

    Take advantage of attraction discounts before school starts
    We've entered the dog days of summer, and it's now that Florida residents can take advantage of the last days before school by heading out to the attractions. Here's a list of discounts currently running around Central Florida. -- Kennedy Space Center...
  • Ripley's: Free Oddtoberfest set for Saturday

    Ripley's: Free Oddtoberfest set for Saturday
    The Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum will hold its second annual Oddtoberfest, a free event with unusual acts, on Saturday. Among those in Ripley's spotlight will be: + Trick Ropin' Trevor Dreher, master of trick roping. + Mark Burginger, the...
  • Fun Spot: Annual-pass deal extended

    Fun Spot: Annual-pass deal extended
    Fun Spot has extended its annual-pass deal for both of its attractions through Jan. 5. For $89.95, customers receive access to Fun Spot America near International Drive in Orlando and to Fun Spot USA in Kissimmee. The deal also includes a ride on one of...
  • Royal Caribbean to send Anthem of the Seas to Fort Lauderdale

    Royal Caribbean to send Anthem of the Seas to Fort Lauderdale
    Royal Caribbean announced where it plans to send the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship when it begins sailing in spring 2015. The second of two new ships for Royal Caribbean following 2014's planned fall debut of Quantum of the Seas, the Anthem of the Seas...
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • Six local food establishments recognized for consistent clean sanitation, safety inspections

    Six local food establishments recognized for consistent clean sanitation, safety inspections
    Two food establishments in Lake County and one each in Orange, Osceola, Brevard and Volusia counties have been recognized by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Hotels and Restaurants for having no safety...
  • Orlando's birdman takes in, rehabilitates exotic birds

    Orlando's birdman takes in, rehabilitates exotic birds
    If you have ever seen a macaw up close, you know what beautiful birds they are. Many people become enamored with the brightly colored parrots and make impulsive decisions to buy them as pets not realizing how much care and attention they need Birds...
  • Orlando Rockette kicks up her heels

    Orlando Rockette kicks up her heels
    This is the time of year when a Rockette really has to be on her toes. Thursday, Dec. 19, the high-stepping, perfectly coiffed dancers will bring their "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" to Tampa for a 36-show run. The Tampa stop is part of a four-...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
  • Funky Monkey chef appearing on Food Network's 'Cutthroat Kitchen' Dec. 29

    Funky Monkey chef appearing on Food Network's 'Cutthroat Kitchen' Dec. 29
    Funky Monkey Wine Co. chef Ashley Nickell is appearing on Food Network’s "Cutthroat Kitchen" 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. The cooking competition show combines culinary skills and the ability to cleverly sabotage other contestants. In each episode,...
  • Wet 'n Wild seeks applicants for 2014 Waves of Glory show

    Wet 'n Wild seeks applicants for 2014 Waves of Glory show
    Wet 'n Wild is seeking bands for its 2014 Waves of Glory event, a Christian-music show held at the International Drive water park. The showcase, set for Saturday, May 3, is a battle-of-the-bands format for artists based in Florida and Georgia....