Disney fanatics can hardly wait until May 28, when a new roller coaster is fully open to the public at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train looks not unlike Thunder Mountain, with a train going over faux boulders.
Anthony Bourdain might be an international traveler in constant search of his next great meal, but even this intrepid chef/writer/television host must succumb to the charms of Harry Potter. And if you've been all around the world, where's the best place to spend your wedding anniversary -- which al ... More >>
The Beach Boys and Pat Benatar have canceled their Brew & BBQ shows at Busch Gardens, Tampa, the park announced Thursday. Busch Gardens is owned by SeaWorld. Benatar and the Beach Boys join the likes of the Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson, Heart, and other artists who have decided to stiff-arm Se ... More >>
First, the Barenaked Ladies, now the pigtailed man. About a week ago, the Barenaked Ladies cancelled their scheduled show at SeaWorld in order to protest the treatment of orcas in captivity. Willie Nelson has also cancelled a show at the theme park. A spokesperson at SeaWorld told New Times that ... More >>
Last week, we told you about how SeaWorld has come under fire, especially since trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by a killer whale in Orlando in 2010. SeaWorld was fined by the Labor Department and ordered not to let trainers in the water with the animals -- a ruling SeaWorld is appealing. In the m ... More >>
Video of what appeared to be a pilot whale that had beached itself at SeaWorld popped up on the internet on Monday, and predictably, people lost their minds over it. And for good reason. Not only did the the whale appear to be distressed and in trouble but workers at SeaWorld appeared to ignore it ... More >>
Photo from SchlitterblogThe Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, has been a disappointment so far.Sprechen sie deutsch? If so, you know that Schlitterbahn is German for "slippery road," and Fort Lauderdale commissioners had better tread carefully in their dealings with the Texas-based ... More >>
For fresh material on the breaking news item of the moment, the stabbings in Manalapan, scroll down. Here's what else is happening in Broward and Palm Beach:That's not the day's only stabbing story. A 15-year-old in Coral Springs stabbed his 14-year-old brother to death during a fight over the vo ... More >>