Monroe’s Iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” Dress Comes to Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

For a limited time, you can see the iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress that Marilyn Monroe wore on May 19, 1962, when she famously sang to President John F. Kennedy for his 45th birthday at Madison Square Garden. The dress will be on display for a month-long engagement at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium located at 175 Jefferson St., Fisherman’s Wharf. On November 17, 2016, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! set a new Guinness World Record for the most … Continue reading

Cincinnati Zoo’s Baby Fiona to be Featured in Book! #TeamFiona


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readersannounced today that it will publish Saving Fiona:  Science, Social Media, and the Story of a Baby Hippo about the hippopotamus born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, whose growth and reintroduction to her family made her an internet sensation. Written by Thane Maynard, director of the zoo, Saving Fiona will be heavily illustrated with color photographs and written for elementary-school aged readers. The author’s proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical … Continue reading

Sisters-14, 11 and 6-launch equestrian apparel company!

American Pony Outfitters is a home-based online equestrian clothing company that was created by three sisters, Lucy, Libby, and Sophie Nelson.  Initially started as a school project, the three homeschoolers decided to try and make their business idea a reality. The concept for APO was to design cute and comfortable equestrian t-shirts that could be functional, not just around the barn but for everyday life. Their website,, launched in June 2017 and the company operates out of the … Continue reading

Halloween Time at Disney with Spooky Fun!

A spell is cast during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort as more spooky fun expands into Disney California Adventure Park this year, from Friday, Sept. 15, through Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. At Disney California Adventure Park For the first time, Cars Land in Disney California Adventure will transform with a special Haul-O-Ween makeover as the citizens of Radiator Springs don Halloween costumes and decorate their respective homes for the season. Lightning McQueen, Mater, Cruz, Red and DJ will be all dressed up–as a … Continue reading

“Christmas in the Wizarding World! Harry Potter Experience!

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and GES, producers of the internationally touring exhibition Harry Potter: The Exhibition, today announced the creation of the newest Harry Potter-themed environment, with a holiday twist, Christmas in the Wizarding World. Launching fall 2017 in selected shopping venues, Christmas in the Wizarding World is a holiday experience inspired by the Harry Potter film series, which will feature beautifully crafted settings and showcase unique experiences sure to dazzle families of all ages. WBCP and GES will partner with premier … Continue reading

Rand McNally’s Map It!™ Activity Book!


When you look at a detailed map, you almost always see something new, unexpected or intriguing. A new interactive book from Rand McNally invites readers to delve into the map even deeper.  Map It!™ Atlas of Brainy Challenges marries mapping from the classic Rand McNally Road Atlas with the popular trend of adult activity books, leading to an engaging hunt that sneaks in all sorts of geographic learning. The new book features 24 cleverly designed seek-and-find challenges that put readers’ navigation … Continue reading