| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:31 AM
All three major Central Florida theme-park companies plus the owner of Fun Spot took home Golden Ticket Awards this weekend. Winners of 25 categories were determined by an international poll of Amusement Today, a trade publication.
John Arie Sr.,...
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:09 PM
October is Sake Month, and Oct. 1 is International Sake Day.
Two Harbor East restaurants are going with the flow. On Tuesday, Pabu (200 International Drive, Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, 410-576-5800, fourseasons.com), is kicking off a monthlong Sake...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The final Duck March at the Peabody Orlando Hotel on International Drive will take place today at 5 p.m., according to a news release.
Guests are invited to the final march before the hotel changes ownership to Hyatt Hotels on Oct. 1.
When the hotel...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:19 AM
When the inevitable zombie apocalypse begins and brain-devouring hordes of the living dead start destroying civilization, Orlando will be prepared.
Tucked away in strip mall off Sand Lake Road near International Drive is one of the country’s...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Several members of Historic Seminole will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, scheduled for Saturday, September 28. Many have free admission. Print your ticket. www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
The Museum of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Aquatica's teasing announcement on Friday that it would add an attraction that's more than 100 feet tall, got us thinking: "For comparison's sake, what other attractions are around that height?"
It seems certain that the unnamed attraction, set to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:54 PM
According to these owners, the food is great if you and your pup are sharing a plate.
Teak Neighborhood Grill
6400 Time Square Ave Orlando, FL 32835
The lowdown from a dog owner: "When visiting Orlando recently,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Smokey Bones 14th Birthday Bash this Friday, Sept. 13, 2013—10 p.m. to midnight.
Anyone attending the party will receive free drink samples, including a special Birthday Cake sample-sized drink from Three Olives – a mixed drink...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Several weeks ago, an editor asked how to beat the long line at Universal Studios' new Transformers ride. The answer was easy enough: Wait for September.
Well, ta-da, it's September, the month of breathing room. Since Labor Day, there have been...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Universal Orlando is likely to add thousands more hotel rooms in coming years as Central Florida's No. 2 theme-park resort continues an aggressive expansion, a top executive said Wednesday.
"We've done a study that says we could have 10,000 or 15,000...