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First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, TransformersWe’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
Author Shelley Emling talks about "Marie Curie: Icon of Science/Working Mother" during the It's Not Your Mother's Tea event this Wednesday, March 13. in celebration of Women's History Month at the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando, Emling...
Orlando theme parks and attractions this week feature flowers and a packed schedule of musical performances. + The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off Wednesday. The event is amping up the food portion of the event with 12...
– Orlando took another step toward boosting its public art on Wednesday when Mayor Buddy Dyer announced seven artists have been chosen for a new sculpture program during his State of the City address. The See Art Orlando program is designed to...
A shabby-looking alley in downtown Geneva would get a facelift if the city council approves plans this month for a new "pedestrian mall." City Administrator Mary McKittrick included $200,000 in this year's budget proposal to rehabilitate the alley...
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If she thought about it at all, Susan Arline Williams figured the old gun stored away in her daddy's closet was a wartime souvenir. Albert Arline, who died in 1991, didn't talk about the gun. Nor did he ever talk about the old, deadly trouble that...
News briefs from St. Charles, Elgin, Geneva and Batavia. St. Charles There were nearly 80 entries in the St. Charles St. Patrick's Parade. These were the winners: In the children's category, the Wild Rose Girl Scout Troop, Lincoln Elementary...
Coultrap School, which has stood on Peyton Street since 1923, will be razed after the Geneva School District 304 board voted unanimously Monday to demolish the building. Despite an impassioned plea from the Geneva History Center director for more time,...
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[caption id="attachment_7247" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="Mardi Gras costumes and props currently are spotlighted in an area of the exhibit that will rotate out with the seasons."]Tags: Halloween, Islands of Adventure, Heads of State, Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Mardi GrasDec 21, 2012 |Story| Orlando SentinelThe more, the merrier, right? The Christmas celebrations last for quite a while after Dec. 25 at Orlando's theme parks attractions. Here's a last-call list for the recurring holiday programming: DEC. 22 and 23: Mannheim Steamroller's last two concerts...Jan 16, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-SentinelSun SentinelA new airport transportation and baggage storage service has launched, which aims to give tourists with a few hours to kill before their flight, easy access to area attractions for last-minute shopping or to grab a bite. The Fort Lauderdale Excursion...Jan 23, 2013 |Story| Orlando SentinelThe Orange County Regional History Center will celebrate the opening of its Universal Orlando-oriented exhibit with an appearance by artist Andrea Mistretta, known for her series of colorful Mardi Gras posters, on Saturday. Mistretta will sign posters...Original site for Orange County Regional History Center topic gallery.
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