| Oct 8, 2010
| 11:59 AM
Who doesn't love free stuff? I have a friend who once accepted free dog food -- and he doesn't even have a dog. (It's part of his hurricane survival kit now.) So who could blame folks for lining up early for the annual "free day" at Holy Land Experience?...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:10 AM
"What is that thing the Holy Land is building?" That's one of the year's most-asked questions, trailing only "When is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening?"
Construction has been going on for a while, but once it started going vertical, it...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:17 PM
The pope comes out for nudity!
Well, not exactly. Benedict XVI did praise Michelangelo's art for its luminous nudes, saying they showed the human spirit within. Still, the comments did raise eyebrows around the media.
This all started last month, when...
| May 26, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Here, alphabetically, are a dozen shows at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival heartily recommended by the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team:
'Anne Frank Superstar & Purpose of the Moon'
One of the best things about Fringe is the way utterly unlikely...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 9:00 AM
Fearless as a fatwa and subtle as a Second Coming, Religulous is a revelation. For his documentary on the dangers of world religion, comic cultural gadfly Bill Maher traveled from the Holy Land to The Holy Land Experience, questioning true believers of...
| May 18, 2008
The opening of The Simpsons ride at Universal Studios here and in Los Angeles is a vivid and cheerful reminder of the deep and enduring impact the long-running, award-winning television series continues to exert on American culture. Son Bart is a float in...
| Jun 15, 2009
Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty is back to jet-setting in the name of economic development, this time trying to sell Orlando to clean energy companies and investment groups in Spain.
Crotty, along with Chief of Staff George Rodon and Carmenza Gonzalez,...
| Jun 29, 2009
Holy Land Experience doesn't want you to know when it schedules its required free day each year out of concern over a possible "uncontrollable situation."
At least that's the conclusion to be drawn by a letter the religion-based theme park sent to the...