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Clown Around at Orlando Circus School

Clown Around at Orlando Circus School May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By the time I was 8, the trampoline had become my world. I’d race home after school, just to spend a few hours flipping around. Front flips, backflips, handsprings. You name it, I was all about that giant, bouncing contraption. With that said, it’s easy to see why my eyes lit up as I walked...

Universal’s Spider-Man Ride Goes High-Tech

Universal’s Spider-Man Ride Goes High-Tech May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort. Universal recently announced that The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, one of the most popular attractions at Universal Orlando Resort, will be completely reanimated in 4K digital high definition. It will open in 2012 and is being developed by the same award-winning...

New Zipline Ride at Gatorland Lets Guests Glide Above Gators

New Zipline Ride at Gatorland Lets Guests Glide Above Gators May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Gatorland. For those who relish something a bit out of the ordinary, try ziplining over alligator feeding areas at Gatorland, a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve known as the alligator capital of the world. The park’s latest attraction, the Screamin’ Gator Zipline, will...

Pedal Through the Treetops at Forever Florida

Pedal Through the Treetops at Forever Florida May 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Forever Florida. If you’re serious about getting away from it all, a mellow cycling ride through the treetops should do the trick. A new attraction at Forever Florida, a wildlife haven an hour southeast of Orlando, gives guests the chance to unwind via a specially designed SkyCycle...

Universal Orlando Announces New 3-D Ride

May 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort. Universal Orlando Resort unveiled plans last week for a new 3-D attraction based on one of my favorite animated films, Despicable Me. With that said, if you got a kick out of the movie like I did, you’re in for a treat. This digital adventure, set to open...

Grand Reef Opens at Orlando’s Discovery Cove in June

Grand Reef Opens at Orlando’s Discovery Cove in June May 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Discovery Cove. Turns out, there’s more to Discovery Cove than swimming with dolphins. Next month, the all-inclusive tropical retreat will open The Grand Reef. In other words, the park is adding close to a million gallons of water, 10,000 marine animals and more man-made coral than...

Cooking up a Storm at Truffles & Trifles

Cooking up a Storm at Truffles & Trifles April 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When it comes to cooking classes, Truffle & Trifles is a surefire way to have fun and bump up your cooking cred at the same time. The College Park-based business has been going strong for 27 years, if that tells you anything. Once you arrive, you’ll split into groups of four or five. One group...

Flying High at Orlando Aerial Arts

Flying High at Orlando Aerial Arts April 15, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Courtesy of Orlando Aerial Arts. If you’ve ever wanted to run away and join the circus, well here’s your chance. It’s part workout part circus act. And the best part is anyone can do it regardless of their fitness level. Fun-loving folks of all types flock to Orlando Aerial Arts for an utterly...

Visiting Lakeridge Winery

Visiting Lakeridge Winery March 1, 2011 | Romantic, What's New | Read More
Lakeridge Winery by Kristen Manieri I’ll be the first to admit that Florida ain’t exactly famous for its wine country. The wines here, which tend to be quite sweet, don’t come close to rivaling a vino from California or Oregon, and only a handful of winemakers attempt to try. But a...

La Nouba at Downtown Disney

La Nouba at Downtown Disney February 21, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Ever wake from a zany, colorful, trippy dream and wish you could close your eyes and slip back into your fantasy world again? This describes, almost exactly, how it felt the other night as I joined the audience in standing ovation applause at the finale of La Nouba. I, along with more than 1,600 audience...
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