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  • Florida big on TripAdvisor list of Winter vacation rental destinations

     
    Online travel site TripAdvisor has announced its Top 10 list of winter vacation rental getaway destinations for 2011 and Florida spots, including Orlando, dominate the rankings. The list is based on TripAdvisor vacation rental inquiry data for the...
  • This week at theme parks: Susan Lucci, expanded holiday happenings

     
    ‘Tis the season for holiday blow-outs at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. Expect crowds. If you're going, pack your patience. (One lady I interviewed about Christmas crowds two year ago referred to one park as “a sea of humanity.”...
  • Orlando theme parks: What Google Maps sees, shares

     
    My name is Dewayne, and I'm a mapaholic. I can stare at maps for hours, and I'm intrigued by how things fit together, particularly in the theme parks. Lately, we've been studying Universal Orlando from above, wondering how it would be possible to...
  • Where to watch soccer 12/23/11 to 12/29/11

     
    Where to watch the best soccer games on US television networks, including ESPN, Fox Soccer and Telefutura. All times Eastern. Soccer News of the Week: * Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was handed an eight-match ban for racially abusing Manchester United...
  • Christmas closings scheduled in Tinley Park

     
    The following closings will be observed in Tinley Park during the Christmas holiday: Tinley Park Village Hall will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24, through Monday, …...
  • Most viewed home galleries of 2011

     
    L.A. at Home's list of the most viewed home photo galleries of 2011 is an interesting mix: a 495-square-foot house in Echo Park and a 670-square-foot condo in Montecito. The Venice retreat of former Telemundo President Nely Galán, the new......
  • Cadillac Adds New Touring Package to 2012 CTS Lineup

     
    Components typically reserved for Cadillac???s exclusive and expensive V club are now a bit more accessible to 2012 CTS buyers. Features usually found in V-trim Cadillacs are newly available on 2012 CTS models through a Touring Package. Available on...
  • U2, Taylor Swift have highest-grossing concert tours of 2011

     
    U2 has highest-grossing concert tour of 2011. In North America, Taylor Swift is second, followed by Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga and Bon Jovi....
  • New Year’s Day holiday closings scheduled in Tinley Park

     
    The following closings will be observed in Tinley Park for the New Year holiday: Tinley Park Village Hall will be closed Saturday, Dec. 31, through …...
  • In Las Vegas, MGM Grand casino to retire its lions

     
    Las Vegas lions: The MGM Grand lion habitat will close Jan. 31, announced the hotel's owner, MGM Resorts International....
  • International visitors continue to spend more in U.S.

     
    A bright spot in the nation's rebounding economy continues to shine. International tourists are spending record amounts in the U.S., surpassing the pre-recession totals of 2008, according to the latest data from the U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism...
  • 'Just Go With It' tops 2011 Redbox rentals

     
    Big-budget sequels ruled the box office this year, but it was romantic comedies that topped rentals at red kiosks. The Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston comedy “Just Go With It” was the most rented movie at Redbox kiosks in 2011, according to........