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Final Hobbit, Unbroken arrive on DVD, Blu-ray

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:50 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Christmas Day is always one of the busiest days at movie theaters, with as many as five blockbuster-type films debuting on the holiday. 2014 certainly was no exception with mega-hits like The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Disney’s Into the Woods (review coming soon, hopefully) and Unbroken all making their debuts. All three films made a ton of money at

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  • A doctor who makes Porterhouse calls. Dr. BBQ is in town for the barbecue classic

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:37 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Only one “doctor” would prescribe beef to cure what ails you and that would be Dr. BBQ, also known as Ray Lampe, who will sort of be the emcee/celebrity chef at the Florida Heritage Barbecue classic, which kicks off today and continues through Saturday. If there is a beef PH.D, Lampe, who has been cooking and talking barbecue since the 1980s, and written

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  • It’s the sound of music. New Kissimmee studio is a one-stop complex for the industry

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:23 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor It used to be the roar of the occasional motorcycle at a remote complex in north Kissimmee. Now the only sound you might hear is that of an electric guitar. Level 11 had a soft-grand opening last week with lots of live music and guitars, hamburgers and free tours of the new facility that promises to be a one-stop entertainment

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  • Breakfast Club on DVD and big screen at theaters nationwide, Rear Window too

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:48 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor You’ve got a date for breakfast. One of the best loved films of the 1980’s, The Breakfast Club, gets a rare big screen viewing next week, as well as a special 30th anniversary Blu-ray and DVD. The Breakfast Club and Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Rear Window, both will be on the big screen in Central Florida and across the USA in special presentations from

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  • Marketplace still growing, The Artegon Marketplace adds more food, fun

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

    If you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace Orlando lately, you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace. The shopping attraction, which has been opening in phases, continues to add new places to see  as well as eating establishments. The 1.1 million-square-foot shopping attraction and artisan marketplace will add four new food kiosks this month at  the center’s Great Hall. At Florida’s first U Roll Express, customers can create their own sushi roll

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  • It’s all in good taste at Busch and Epcot with new food & wine event at Busch and lots of treats at Epcot

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:35 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor     Got a hunger for the theme parks? Both Busch Gardens and Disney’s Epcot are ready to serve. Epcot, long the leader in theme parks when it comes to serving up outstanding food, wine and beer, has some competition this spring with the inaugural Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. Epcot, which has a very nice food (and garden event) going on right

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  • Osceola Sheriff hosts Community Appreciation Day Saturday

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office will hold its annual Community Appreciation Day and Open House Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Osceola County Sheriff’s Administration Complex, 2601 E. U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. Sheriff Bob Hansell will be on hand to meet with residents at this event that each year attracts thousands of residents who attend to meet deputies from various divisions and learn more

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