| Mar 31, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Hard-core Harry Potter fans who devoured the books, camped out for the movies and trekked through the theme park now have a new way to relive the boy wizard's adventures.
PHOTOS: Making of Harry Potter studio tour
Debuting Saturday, the Making of...
| Sep 4, 2011
In 1937, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay came close to refusing an honorary degree from New York University when she learned she had been excluded from a reception for male recipients of the doctorate at the Waldorf-Astoria and instead was to have a quiet...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Dark Harbor returns in October with a new haunted maze and a motley crew of morbid characters inspired by ghost stories from the Queen Mary’s haunted history.
> Photos: Dark Harbor haunted mazes at the Queen Mary
The Dark Harbor haunted event...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The $1.5 billion Paramount Park in Spain hopes to rival Disneyland Paris as a European tourist destination when the movie theme park debuts in spring 2015.
> Photos: Paramount Park Murcia theme park in Spain
Located on the Mediterranean coast about...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With frosty mugs of Butterbeer raised in a toast, Universal Studios Hollywood officials announced plans Tuesday to bring the wildly popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter to the California theme park.
Details were limited but officials did say the...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Part of the biggest expansion in SeaWorld Orlando's history is designed to make theme-park guests feel as if they're not in Florida anymore. Instead, they will head south via an immersive "land" known as Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, set to...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
We still have more questions than answers about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter more than a year after plans were announced for a West Coast version of the themed land at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Photos: Top 10 Wizarding World of Harry Potter...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:38 PM
LONDON — Before touring the studio where the Harry Potter movies were filmed, I wanted to take the kids to another key Potter site.
Unable to find the red telephone booth leading to the Ministry of Magic, we settled for the Millennium Bridge,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 1:33 PM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which marks its first birthday today, has established an enthusiastic theme park following, the kind seen for the books and films featuring a boy wizard created by author J.K. Rowling.
Visitors to Universal's...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:28 AM
Move over, Harry Potter. Spider-Man has arrived.
"I'm just not that into Harry Potter," explains 16-year-old Jordan Madow who preferred the newly reanimated Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man with hundreds of new details all the more noticeable through the...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Oliver and James Phelps, the actors who portrayed the Weasley twins in the "Harry Potter" movies, were taping at Universal's Islands of Adventure on Wednesday. The brothers were stationed near the theme park's Hogsmeade village with Hogwarts as the...