| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Moving to a bigger space was a Dumbo-sized job for Theme Park Connection, the business that resells Disney souvenirs, relics, props and costumes.
The transition required eight semis and two smaller trucks, which made several trips daily between the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In the late 2000s Walt Disney Imagineers were tasked with solving a problem that doesn’t typically crop up at Walt […]...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Having — and sharing — adventures is the main theme in the life of Jim Seay, the 53-year-old president and owner of Premier Rides, a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:15 AM
During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.
For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
| Nov 5, 2013
I'm ticked off that there are so many "job advertisements," yet so few real jobs; even the actual employer web sites are just "stocking" a load of applications.
I'm ticked off at commercials. We don't want to buy a car, a mattress or a fence. Get those...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Happy Harvest Kids Sale
Oct. 1-2. Rake in the savings at The Five Ladybugs Happy Harvest Consignment Sale. Beat the heat and shop the indoor boutique for all your childrens needs. Or sell your unwanted items and receive up to 70% of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels: NBC Sports Group has coverage of the Breeders Cup horse racing event from Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles Nov. 1-2. Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels Friday, Nov. 1 4-8pm ET (NBCSN) Breeders...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:22 AM
The pieces are coming together for Falcon's Fury, the 335-foot-drop attraction under construction at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
Nine sections for the ride's vertical tower arrived after a monthlong trans-Atlantic trip from Tarragona, Spain, to...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The elevator is less an elevator than an open-air bucket. In high winds, it wobbles and sways like an old amusement park ride. Today the air is still.
Steve Padilla clips on his safety harness and crouches on a small ledge inside the bucket. He yanks...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Steven A. Geller is a Shareholder at Greenspoon Marder, P.A. He serves as Chair of the Gambling Law Group, Chair of the Government Relations Practice Group, and is the Director of Government Relations at the firm. He is an “A-V Preeminent”...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:54 AM
When Halloween falls midweek, it gets us a chance to celebrate during the weekend before and the weekend after, not to mention on actual Oct. 31. Here's a look at how the theme parks are marking the occasion for the next 10 days.
+ Magic Kingdom...