| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
"Escape From Tomorrow" is a film shot at Disney World, without Disney's cooperation or permission.
But it doesn't look like it. The 90-minute film, which debuts in theaters today, used dozens of locales at Magic Kingdom, Epcot and elsewhere on Disney...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The summer heat and summer crowds can be a big deterrent to taking on Orlando's theme parks, but there's quite a show to be had when the sun goes down.
Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando all have extended summer hours allowing...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Designer David Bromstad gives the green light — or at least a flashing yellow light — for using color in home decor. But proceed with caution: Folks can brighten rooms without merely painting the walls, he says.
"I get my color through...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Disney World started having "dress rehearsals" for some attractions within the Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom last week. The park isn't announcing when or for how long these introductions will last, so you can't absolutely count on strolling...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Those "Star Wars" nerds are a persnickety bunch.
They castigated George Lucas for little tweaks to his original films before special-edition DVD releases. A light saber's glow was deemed too pink, a newly computer-generated Yoda was widely panned, and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Which U.S. Disney park reigns supreme? Loyal Walt Disney World fans balk at the idea of deigning to visit the, in their minds, inferior Disneyland. Meanwhile those loyal to the original Disney park may visit Florida's Disney World for its additional...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:07 PM
As the opening of the new sections of Fantasyland approaches, Disney has been releasing more images of the detail work going into those areas as well as some new renderings illustrating the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history.
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Walt Disney World celebrated its grand opening of the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland on Dec. 6 with flair, fireworks, fun and, of course, a huge dose of Disney magic. Guests can finally enjoy all the new attractions and dining they’ve been...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The last trips through Snow White's Scary Adventures, one of the original Disney World attractions, will be Thursday, May 31. Here's a look at the Fantasyland ride's past and Snow White's future.
•The dark ride will be gutted and renovated to become...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Downtown Disney could be on a roll again. Splitsville Luxury Lanes brings a spark of activity that's both retro and modern to the West End of the shopping and entertainment complex. The bowling alley/eatery stays lively through the day and into the...