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Guess who's coming to Orlando? Seriously, guess. We have no idea

Guess who's coming to Orlando? Seriously, guess. We have no idea

October 23, 2016, 7:01 PM · Is another big theme park company looking to build in Orlando? Rumors of Six Flags or Cedar Fair or someone building a new park in Central Florida appear as often as campaign commercials these days. But Richard Bilbao at the Orlando Business Journal — traditionally a solid source of news in the local business community — is reporting that a "top U.S. theme park operator" is looking at a 200-acre site on International Drive. Keep reading...

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Why can't grown-ups go trick-or-treating, too?

October 22, 2016, 11:22 AM · How much did you love to go trick-or-treating when you were a kid? How much would you want to be able to go do that again, today?

In my Orange County Register column this week, I write about the enduring appeal of trick-or-treating, and how Disney has turned that into a wildly successful Halloween event for all ages. But why should Disney corner this market? Why can't we have all-ages trick-or-treating everywhere?

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Disney gets ready to celebrate Mickey Mouse's birthday

October 21, 2016, 3:02 PM · The Walt Disney Company is getting ready to celebrate Mickey Mouse's 88th birthday next month by sending its icon on a world tour. And fans at the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts will be invited to celebrate the Big Cheese's big day on Nov. 18, too. Keep reading...

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Orlando news update: Mimes return to SeaWorld; StarFlyer coming to I-Drive

October 20, 2016, 11:46 AM · Today's theme park news briefs include the return of the popular pre-show mimes to SeaWorld Orlando... at least for a limited time. And the Orlando Eye on International Drive is getting an even taller neighbor. Keep reading...

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