Jungle Island, an 81-year-old attraction, is in the process of gaining a new identity: as an action-adventure destination. The renovation, owners hope, will save the cash-strapped park and raise attendance.
Some shoppers at the Coral Gables Whole Foods reacted with surprise to hear the news that Amazon had acquired the popular grocery chain Friday, June 16, 2017. Shoppers all said how much they loved the shopping experience of Whole Foods, but some liked the idea of using Amazon online as a possible alternative to shopping and traffic.
Krakatau, a 200-foot volcano, is the centerpiece of Universal Orlando's new water park. Volcano Bay has 18 attractions, including a variety of water slides, a roller coaster through the heart of the volcano, two rivers, two childrens' play areas, a beach and a wave pool.
SeaWorld has added a virtual reality adventure to its 17-year-old roller coaster, Kraken. Riders can opt to wear the virtual headset and experience the new underwater adventure -- shown here -- or go without and experience the old-fashioned thrills of a roller coaster that turns them upside down seven times.
The World of Avatar opened in May at Disney's Animal Kingdom with two rides -- one a thrill ride on the back of a banshee, the other a placid boat ride through a bioluminescent forest. The 12-acre land is the setting for Pandora's Mo'ara Valley, a world of floating mountains, waterfalls, unearthly plants that glow in the dark, and blue-skinned Na'vi people who ride banshees.
At Ninjago World, which opened in April, kids learn skills for young ninjas, like spinning and climbing. Then on the ride, they use hand moves to launch fireballs, lightning and ice at villains portrayed in 3-D. Hit a villain to score points.
Jessica Tamayo, a student in the nursing program at FIU, is the primary caretaker of her blind father and her younger sister, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Jessica was surprised when AutoNation presented her the keys -- for free -- to a Chevy Equinox she had been planning to purchase.
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