• Vekoma featured on Mega Factories

    by  • January 14, 2013


    Mega Factories, a popular show on National Geographic Channel, recently featured the high adrenalin generating talents of Vekoma roller coasters. Here they’re focusing on one of the latest models of the classic Boomerang ride. It’s one of their more affordable options (both in terms of footprint and price), so you see them in many parks. Still,...

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    LEGOLAND Florida Calendar of Events for 2013

    by  • January 10, 2013

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    About an hour from the attractions area of Central Florida exists one of the most unique and beautiful theme parks in the world. This is, of course, LEGOLAND Florida. It’s in the middle of its second year and already expanded to include a water park and a Star Wars section. Coming soon is a...

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    Top Ten TV Shows

    by  • January 7, 2013


    I gave you my top ten movies of 2012, it is only right to give you my top ten TV series of 2012. This past year, I made it my goal to widen my TV horizons. I tried to go away from just watching reality TV and watch more scripted series, on network and...

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    Emeril Focuses on Florida in Cooking Channel Show

    by  • January 6, 2013


    Set your DVRs this morning for a new Emeril’s Florida episode. It airs today, January 6, at 10:30 am ET on the Cooking Channel. Emeril visits Orlando, stopping first at the “The Ravenous Pig” restaurant in Winter Park, where he and chef/owner James Petrakis prepare a cobia dish. Then, he returns to “Emeril’s Orlando”...

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    Universal Studios Hollywood featuring Chinese Event Through Sunday

    by  • January 5, 2013

    As part of a partnership with LA Tourism, Universal Studios Hollywood is hosting the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development’s Culture Fair, a celebration of Chinese art and culture featuring three days of engaging activities and interactive displays exhibiting the historical city’s most notable landmarks. The event, “Glamorous Beijing: World City,” promotes tourism to...

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    Top Ten Movies of 2012

    by  • January 4, 2013


    Though it is the beginning of 2013, that doesn’t mean we can’t still reminisce about 2012. It is my favorite time of the year, when all of the “Best Of” lists come out, so I thought I would enter that wonderful world this time around, giving you my Top Ten Movies of 2012. Not to be...

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    Ringing in 2013 at LEGOLAND Florida

    by  • January 3, 2013

    When LEGOLAND Florida announced that they would be having a brick drop for New Year’s Eve, I had visions of a repeat of the park announcement with thousands of LEGO Bricks being dropped on a stage somewhere. Turns out it was more like a mini-version of the traditional ball drop, but just with a...

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    Virtual Ride-Through of Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City Wows

    by  • January 1, 2013


    One of the coolest things I saw last year was a video that featured a virtual ride-through of the a new type of hybrid wood roller coaster. Branson, Missouri’s Silver Dollar City is building Outlaw Run, which will feature the feel of a wooden roller coaster, but all the pulse-raising thrills of a steel...

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    VIDEO: SeaWorld Antarctica Ride Vehicles At Testing Facility

    by  • December 18, 2012

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    SeaWorld Orlando unveiled the ride vehicle for its mega-sized upcoming attraction Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin at IAAPA EXPO. Since then they’ve been rolling out a series of behind the scenes videos. The latest gives us our first look at the unique vehicles in motion. Not only do they move independently around the...

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