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Keeping a watchful Eye on sharks, sharks arrive at new Sea Life Orlando

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:38 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor Just when you thought it was safe to walk on International Drive. There might not be any shark attacks in one of the busiest tourism areas in the Orlando, but I-Drive definitely has a shark invasion. The new Sea Life Orlando Aquarium, part of I-Drive 360, which includes Orlando Eye observation wheel, welcomed its two newest residents Friday, sandbar sharks. The sharks

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  • Foodie ticket discount, World Food Championships early bird discounts

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:21 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor The World Food Championships isn’t coming to Kissimmee until November, but area residents can get discount tickets on all the fun if they act now. The big Las Vegas event, which is moving to Kissimmee for the first time, will feature the ultimate I championship events in various cooking and food categories. Area residents will be able to purchase discount tickets for

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  • Hot rods are coming to OHP

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:54 pm

            Here come the Goodguys. The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association brings its Full Throttle Family fun to the Osceola Heritage Park again next weekend, April 25-26. The event features more than  1,500 candy colored and chromed hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks and all years American made or powered vehicles to the Sunshine state.  This event, in its second year on the Full Throttle

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  • Spooky ol’ classic on DVD, believe it or not, One Step Beyond

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:47 pm

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor Saturday night was always the scariest night of the week growing up. Alone in my room, up later than I was supposed to be, the lights were out with just the black and white flickering of some late night horror film. Even a shadow on the wall or a dog barking outside would pretty much guarantee I would be up

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  • Golden days of rock. New exhibit looks back at hard rock in Orlando

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:35 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Where were you when The Who came to Orlando at the Rock Super Bowl in 1983? Or were you there when the Rolling Stones (due back in Orlando in June) came to town in 1981? For rock fans with long memories or just music buffs in general, the new exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center, Long Way to The Top:

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  • Kissimmee Underground Artists getting a foothold

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 10:16 am


    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer Ryan Reese got sick of going to Orlando every time he wanted to connect with other artists. The events and the people were inspiring and worth the drive. But Reese had a feeling there was a scene closer to home, a potential scene anyway. Hoping to fan the flame of creativity in his own backyard, the 22-year-old Kissimmee resident started fishing for other artists in

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  • National Beer Day a reason to celebrate at Toby Keith’s, holiday was good reason to sample menu

    Posted on April 13, 2015 at 11:15 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Sometimes you don’t need much of a reason for a party. Recently the management at Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar at Artegon Marketplace in Orlando, invited some media over for a little National Beer Day celebration. The “historic holiday,” which gives beer lovers just one more reason to lift a pint, was actually this Tuesday, and it is held in recognition of April 7,

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