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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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  • 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

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    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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  • Bok Tower Easter service returns

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:45 pm

            One of the most celebrated Easter services in Central Florida returns Easter Sunday, April 5 at Bok Tower Gardens. A longstanding tradition, Bok Tower Gardens will present its 89th annual Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. with free admission from 6 to 8 a.m. Nearly 2,000 visitors are expected to attend the service as the early morning mist clears and the sun rises atop Iron Mountain.

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  • It’s always a blast here. KSC has new IMAX film and more for 2015

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:34 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor The last space shuttle mission took off from the Kennedy Space Center  almost four years ago, but going to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is still a blast. Currently, no manned spacecraft are being launched from the nearby cape launch pads, but you can watch a launch at the complex, or for an extra fee, upgrade to a

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  • Be enchanted at Disney’s Polynesian Resort with its major redesign

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:09 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor There usually isn’t too much fuss when a hotel gets a makeover — unless that hotel is Disney’s Polynesian Resort. The iconic Disney World location, which has been a favorite of Disney vacationers since Disney opened in 1971, is in the middle of a massive transformation, and part of that transformation was unveiled Tuesday night for area media. The first change

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  • Get united for a great dinner fund-raiser, United Way Chef’s Gala returns, May 16

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 11:06 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor When it comes to charity events, there might be none more important than the Heart of Florida United Way’s annual Chef’s Gala. Now in its 23rd year, not only is it one of the great annual food events in Central Florida, but in terms of helping the community, it is vital at providing support to some of the region’s most critical programs. Yes,

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