| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:17 AM
South Floridians will have a chance to tour a replica Spanish galleon ship during its visit to Fort Lauderdale as part of the state’s ‘Viva Florida 500’ celebration.
El Galeon -- a 170-foot, 495 ton authentic wooden replica of a...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:54 AM
Ron King, a Port Canaveral police sergeant, was fired from his job after an internal investigation reportedly showed he offered some officers a hoodie target resembling Trayvon Martin to use for shooting practice, reports the Orlando Sentinel....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
There is much to love about this place we call home.
That's why, at this time of year, I like to take a break from the intense and the nonsense to share some of the things that I'm most thankful for in Central Florida.
Last year, readers helped me...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is Lauren Rowe's guest on “Flashpoint.” The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Topics include ethics reform, the domestic partner registry,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Tom Forberg is the Disney Cruise Line's go-to captain. He has helmed all four of the company's ships, beginning with the Magic in 1998, the Wonder in '99, the Dream last year and the Fantasy, which makes its maiden voyage out of Port Canaveral Saturday....
| Jan 3, 2012
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
| Jan 4, 2012
Norwegian Cruise Line today announced where their newest ship, the Norwegian Breakaway, will be sailing for its inaugural winter season in 2013.
The 4,000-passenger ship currently under construction in Germany will be based year-round at the port of...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
In the ever-increasing world footprint of Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Wonder made its first-ever call to Hawaii.
The Wonder, which has been based on the West Coast for the past two seasons is in the middle of a 15-night Hawaiian cruise with stops in...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:50 AM
A Disney cruise liner stopped to rescue four men signaling for help near Key West, Florida, a spokeswoman for the company said Tuesday.
The Disney Fantasy was sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida, to Grand Cayman Sunday afternoon when it spotted the four...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines got its hands on its newest ship, the Carnival Breeze, in a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger sister ship to the Carnival Magic and Carnival Dream becomes the 24th cruise...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Two poker rooms are taking divergent routes to giving away trips on a poker cruise.
The Ante Up Poker Cruise features a professionally run and equipped poker room aboard regularly scheduled Royal Caribbean cruises. Each cruise features cash games, multi-...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:13 AM
That voice you've been hearing on the monorails at Walt Disney World has changed.
Disney recently made the subtle change to a new narrator aboard the monorail system, shifting from Orlando-area veteran voice actor Joe Hursh.
Hursh's voice has been heard...