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A guide to Halloween movie viewing on TV

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 4:45 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor The countdown is on to Halloween and that means movies movies movies. If you have any kind of subscription television service, horror and science films will show up in abundance, pretty much starting this weekend and continuing right up until Halloween night and maybe even beyond. It’s a time when VCRs really come in handy because Dracula may be out for

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  • It’s more than tricks and treats. Halloween fun has already begun in Central Florida

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 4:21 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor It is going to be a busy Halloween week. With literally dozens of local Halloween events, plus all the Halloween happenings going on at the theme parks, it will be pretty much impossible to fit Halloween into just Friday, Oct. 31 this year. Fortunately, some events are running before the big day, and events like Halloween Horror Nights continue through Halloween

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  • Food & Wine classic returns to Swan & Dolphin next weekend

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:33 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor The Walt Disney World  Swan and Dolphin great accompaniment to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, the Food & Wine Classic, returns to the Epcot Resort Area hotel, Oct. 31-Nov.1. This is the fifth year for the event which features more than 40 food and wine stations; 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters

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  • Wake up to Sleeping Beauty, new Disney Diamond edition

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 4:13 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor With Halloween just a few weeks away, and the adults are watching and re-watching The Exorcist,  Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and other horror classics, it’s nice to know that there is a scarefest for the pint-sized members of the household as well. One of the all-time Disney greats, Sleeping Beauty is back in a new Diamond Blu-ray Edition. This isn’t

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  • Guests go ape at Gatorland. Has Bigfoot’s cousin really been found at the theme park?

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 5:34 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor First it was the Blair Witch that terrorized a group of campers in the forest. Then the monster from Cloverfield wrecked the Statue of Liberty and ate New York City residents. Now, in apparently, the latest lost footage documentary, sort of, the notorious Skunk Ape of Florida (think Big Foot, only stinkier) is apparently making appearances at Gatorland. Rumors are rampant (in true mockumentary

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  • Boktoberfest celebrates fall

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:50 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor The cooler weather has arrived, and right on cue, it is time for Boktoberfest at Bok Tower Gardens and Oktoberfest at Celebration. The popular event at the historic Lake Wales location, has become one of the area’s most popular fall events with its celebration of gardening, music, food and more. Boktoberfest comes to Lake Wales, Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m.

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  • Viva Osceola returns this weekend Kissimmee Lakefront

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:44 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor The largest Hispanic event in Osceola County, and one of the biggest festivals in Central Florida, Viva Osceola, returns to Kissimmee Lakefront Park, today. The free admission event attracts thousands to the lakefront each year. In addition to music and dance, the festival also features a wide selection of Latin food, as well as arts and crafts. This is the 23rd

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