| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 5:15 AM
With the unprecedented success of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studios executives are already wrestling with the question of how and when to expand the perpetually congested 20-acre theme-park-within-a-theme-park at Islands of...
| 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...