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Dozens of TV reality stars return to Celebration, July 31-Aug. 3

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 10:13 am

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you love reality shows on TV, the place to be in just two weeks is the sixth annual Hearts of Reality event at Celebration. Winners and contestants from hit shows such as Amazing Race, Survivor, Big Brother and The Apprentice, some 140 reality stars in all, will take place at the four-day event, July 31-Aug. 3 at the big

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  • Historic moon walk happened 45 years ago. NASA TV and Kennedy Space Center have special events

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you are 50 or older, chances are you know exactly where you were and what you were doing this weekend 45 years ago. That’s when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made that famous “one giant leap for mankind” and became the first men to walk on the moon. If you missed it the first time around or want to relive those historic memories, NASA

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  • History can be fun at camp, kids can be Civil War soldiers at historical society camp

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Instead of spending the summer playing video games or watching television, youngsters can spend their time living in the past, at one of the summer camps offered by the Osceola County Historical Society. The 2014 summer camp program actually started back in June, but there is still time to sign up for camps that involve the Civil War, as well as the history of Osceola

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  • Plan a summer getaway, right here in Florida.

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If the long, hot summer in Central Florida is dragging you down, you can escape to the islands, even if it is only for the night as Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress celebrates summer with an island summer pre- fixe menu. Designed by Executive Chef Kenneth Juran, the three-course menu is available in July and August and features many of “Papa’s” seasonal favorites including:

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  • It’s raining cats, dogs and sharks. Sharknado heads for the big screen with the Rifftrax gang in control

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 11:49 am

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor If Sharknado wasn’t crazy enough on the home TV screen, here is your chance to see those hungry sharks falling from the sky on the big screen. The insanely ridiculous Sharknado will get the Mystery Science Theater 3000 treatment, well at least from the same crew, as Rifftrax takes on the killer sharks in Rifftrax Live: Sharknado. The special event is at theaters nationwide,

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  • It’s Mac and Cheese night, and Trader Joe’s is now open in Winter Park

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 9:04 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Who makes the best macaroni and cheese in Osceola County? You can judge for yourself as well as help pick out the winner at the third annual  Macaroni and Cheese Challenge tonight at 6 p.m. at the City Centre in downtown Kissimmee. It’s too late to submit an entry (the deadline has passed) but everyone is welcome to the tasting and be a judge. Tasting

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  • Happy 238th Birthday USA, a guide to Central Florida fireworks and events

    Posted on June 23, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor There is something magical about seeing the patriotic fireworks display at the Magic Kingdom on July 4. But you can most definitely get more bang out of your buck this Fourth of July by staying here in Osceola County instead of venturing out to the theme parks. Once again, there are three big options for Independence Day, with two traditional celebrations in Kissimmee and St.

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