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  1. Time is running out to get free Adventure Island pass with Busch Gardens Fun Card


    Busch Gardens has set a deadline of April 30 for its 2017 Fun Card deal that includes a free pass to the Adventure Island water park.

    Guests ride the Busch Gardens roller coaster Cobra's Curse when it opened in June 2016. The spin coaster is the only one of it's kind in the world featuring a 70-foot vertical lift and cars that free-spin during the second half of the three minute and thirty second ride. It has a maximum speed of 40 mph. [JAMES BORCHUCK   |   Times]
  2. Heading to Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival? Here are some other food spots to try


    Just to the right of Epcot's Eiffel Tower, there is a little walkway. It's easy to miss if you're hustling along, eager to get your hands on a chocolate macaron at the theme park's France pavilion. But stroll down the sidewalk, and it's a gateway to some of Walt Disney World's hidden gems.

    Cocktails at Tiffins include the Annapurna Zing (gin, passion fruit puree, mint, lime juice and ginger beer) and a house beer.
  3. At Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival, the link between food and plants is stronger than ever


    While you're waiting in line for shrimp and grits from the Florida Fresh kitchen at Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival, it's fun to play Spot the Produce. To your left, you can spy the bright green leaves of sweet potato plants. Next to that, off-white turnips pop up out of the ground. Near the plastic …

    Fresh offerings at the festival include this watermelon salad with pickled onions and feta from Urban Farm Eats.
  4. Interview: Jimmy Fallon shows off his new ride at Universal Orlando


    ORLANDO — Jimmy Fallon found his home away from home inside Universal Studios.

    The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon poses in Universal Orlando's Studio 6B replica. His new ride Race through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon opens Thursday, April 6th at Universal Studios. The ride is in a recreation of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. SCOTT KEELER   |   Times