• 1939 World’s Fair Vintage Images

    by  • December 5, 2012

    world's fair 1939

    Although the writing on this visual history blog post is in Cyrillic, these color photos are unmistakably the 1939 World’s Fair. The 1939–40 New York World’s Fair, was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, NY. At 1,216 acres it was the second largest American world’s fair of all time. Only the St. Louis’s...

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    LEGOLAND Florida offers December Discounts on Admission

    by  • December 4, 2012

    main gate

    Attendance at the Winter Haven theme park must be a bit soft this time of year. This was posted on LEGOLAND Florida’s Facebook page: Looking for great holiday deals? We are now offering a fantastic limited-time savings offer! From December 1-21, you can enjoy discounts of $30 off single day admission on weekdays and...

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    Superman and Star Trek Posters Build Excitement

    by  • December 4, 2012

    Superman: Man of Steel

    The first poster for Star Trek Into Darkness and a new poster for Superman: Man of Steel were released today. I’m definitely looking forward to seeing both of these films. It looks like this version of the reboot will indeed feature an exploration of the darker side of heroism. The sight of a handcuffed...

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    Themepark development ramps up in Dubai again

    by  • December 3, 2012


    Has anyone counted the number of projects announced for Dubai that never came to fruition? In 2009 that over-investment nearly drove the emirate into bankruptcy. The nation state is still paying off billions in debt from that debacle, but it has already announced a huge expansion of its retail project and a brand new...

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    Dolphin Bites Guest’s Hand at SeaWorld

    by  • December 2, 2012

    Dolphin Bites young girl at SeaWorld Orlando

    In late November a young girl was feeding Dolphins at SeaWorld Orlando’s Dolphin Cove exhibit when she was bit on the hand by the dolphin she had been feeding. A scary moment for the family, no doubt. This is not the first incident of this sort, but it is very rare, happening only once...

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    SeaWorld launches first Mobile Game

    by  • November 30, 2012

    turtle trek app

    Turtle Trek is a new free game download for the iPhone and iPad and the first mobile game from SeaWorld. Players direct an adventuresome sea turtle on a quest across the beach and into the water to find friends. Like the attraction the game is based on, the user will guide the sea turtle...

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    Super Marketing Returns to Celebration, FL with New Publix

    by  • November 28, 2012


    When Celebration Florida was originally conceived, the downtown area was to be central shopping district for its residents. It started out that way too. But one by one the shops gave way to more touristy fare and residents were forced to leave their enclave to go marketing. Yes, there was that episode with Gooding’s...

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    Universal Orlando Kicks Off Holiday Celebration This Saturday

    by  • November 28, 2012

    Macy's Holiday Parade at Universal Orlando

    The holiday season at Universal Orlando has been slowly ramping up to become a must-see favorite of mine. Not only can you catch floats from Macy’s Holiday Parade, but you get to end your night with a performance by Mannheim Steamroller. What could be more Christmas-y than that? This Saturday, Dec. 1 is the...

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    SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration Joyous Family Fun

    by  • November 26, 2012

    Shamu Christmas

    The 2012 Edition of Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration is back and better than ever. They’ve expanded the Sea of Trees and added lots of little touches that make the evening special. Add to that all the returning favorites and it’s clearly one of the best deals in town for holiday fun. Events take place on...

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