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Disney and TCM team up for programming and new look to Great Movie Ride at Disney Studios

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 2:45 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor Did you ever wish Turner Classic Movies and Walt Disney World and Studios would get together and do something special? Your wish has just come true. Disney and TCM has just announced a new strategic relationship that includes programming on the TCM cable network, as well at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, The Great Movie Ride.   The Great Movie Ride,

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  • Getting On has big rewards

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 11:03 am

     By Peter Covino A&E Editor I usually try and give every new HBO series at least an episode or two of viewing even with everything else going on, mostly afraid I am missing out on something good. Somehow I managed to miss all of Getting On, when the six-episode season one aired last November-December. Maybe it was just the subject matter: an overworked, overwhelmed staff working in the nursing facility

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  • New attraction is becoming an Eye opener

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:43 am

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor It won’t open until the spring, but The Orlando Eye already has its eye on you. The massive observation wheel gets noticeably bigger with every drive-by in the International Drive area, and last week the biggest change was the arrival of the new passenger capsules that will eventually be installed onto the observation wheel, once construction on the outer wheel is completed later this

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  • Sea Life Orlando Aquarium tunnel installed for new attraction

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Don’t expect to see Ariel or Sebastian or other creatures from The Little Mermaid, but there will be all sorts of undersea inhabitants when Sea Life opens next spring in Orlando. Workers have installed the new 360-degree underwater tunnel for the International Drive attraction. The  360 degree ocean tunnel for the Sea Life  Orlando Aquarium,  weighs almost 18,000 pounds, or as much as five cars,

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  • It’s disaster week for DVDs, Into the Storm, Beneath

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 4:52 pm

                      By Peter Covino A&E Editor The “big name” DVD this week is Into the Storm (Warner Bros.), but it isn’t the best option if you are looking for something really good to watch. That would go to Beneath (IFC), a creepy, suspenseful film about a bunch of miners trapped below ground after a cave in. Into the Storm, has some entertainment

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  • Not your average doll house, American Girl arrives at Florida Mall

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 4:41 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you have a girl at home under the age of 12, your holiday shopping budget just went up a whole lot. American Girl, renowned for its line up of dolls, books and even movies based on the immensely popular dolls, has come to Florida Mall. The new store opened over the weekend, and according to reports, attracted as

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  • Artegon Marketplace is ready for its Thursday grand opening

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:23 am

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Orlando’s next great shopping attraction, Artegon Marketplace is just days away from its grand opening. Media and invited guests got a sneak preview of the new shopping center, the former home of Festival Bay off of International Drive, in advance of the official grand opening Thursday. Thursday will kick off a weekend of opening events at the

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