Disney tourists shake off Nicole after theme parks reopen – Orlando Sentinel

Braving gusty winds and drizzly weather, tourists packed ponchos and umbrellas to take advantage of less-than-usual wait times in Orlando’s theme parks as they reopened Thursday following Tropical Storm Nicole.…

Knott’s Merry Farm puts a new twist on favorite Christmas shows

From November 18, 2022-January 8, 2023 Knott’s Merry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. transforms into a winter-scape for the holiday season with festive new versions of classic shows and live…

How voters felt about happy hours, Taylor Swift

WASHINGTON – In Massachusetts, Democrats and Republicans could find an issue to agree on: letting bars have happy hours. Commonwealth law bans bars and other establishments from having special discounts…

Disney World, Universal shut down early for Hurricane Nicole but plan to reopen Thursday afternoon – Orlando Sentinel

Disney World, Universal and SeaWorld closed early Wednesday with Disney planning to reopen as early as Thursday afternoon after Hurricane Nicole passes. Walt Disney World started the shutdown in phases…

Tropical Storm Nicole – Theme Park Updates and Closures

With Hurricane Nicole on its way to Florida, the state is getting prepared for heavy rain and wind. While not categorized as high as Hurricane Ian, Nicole still has time…

Iconic Brazilian singer Gal Costa dies at 77

RIO DE JANEIRO – Singer Gal Costa, an icon in the Tropicalia and Brazilian popular music movements who enjoyed a nearly six-decade career, died on Wednesday. She was 77. Her…

Max Action, Ripley’s Mirror Maze, Disney’s ‘Strange World’

There soon will be new ways to mess with your head on International Drive. This week, Theme Park Rangers Radar looks at the “adventure rooms” of Max Action Arena at…

What are the top ten Disney-inspired baby names?

Whether from classic animated films like “The Jungle Book” or newer favorites like “Encanto,” parents often choose Disney-inspired baby names for their bundles of joy. “With millions of names to…

US Judge lays out case for blocking publishing giants merger

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has laid out a data-laden case for why she blocked Penguin Random House’s proposed purchase of Simon & Schuster, handing a victory to the Biden…

Legoland Florida shows off brick Ford F-150 Lightning truck

Legoland Florida has unveiled a life-size model of a Ford F-150 Lightning truck that’s made of 320,740 Lego bricks. The big, new, blue figure stands in front of the Winter…