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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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  • SeaWorld, Busch Gardens have big Black Friday deals too

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor SeaWorld and Busch Gardens both have Black Friday deals, with big savings on park admissions and more. SeaWorld Orlando calls its holiday sales event Blue Friday and it is good for exclusive park experiences and more.   Online-only deals include the following buy-one-get-one free (BOGO) offers: Admission offers: BOGO SeaWorld Orlando 1-Year Annual Pass; a savings of $156 BOGO SeaWorld/Aquatica Orlando 1-Year Annual Pass;

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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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  • Local groups helping to feed those in need for Thanksgiving

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:13 am

    Photo/Osceola County Council on Aging
Frankie Arroyo, a Council on Aging employee in the dietary/kitchen department, prepares Thanksgiving dinners. The council, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee, will serve a Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer Thanksgiving is still a week away, but Dorris Huggins and other volunteers with the Intercession City Civic Association have already begun preparing. When you’re serving turkey dinner with all the fixings for 300, there’s a lot to do. “It gets hectic, but it works out real well,” said the association president Huggins, who also is treasurer for the Central Florida Community Bread Basket in Intercession

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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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  • Osceola Art Festival returns. Fall art festival is Saturday and Sunday in Kissimmee

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor You can tell its fall in downtown Kissimmee not by the falling leaves in the street but by all of the art tents. Yes, it is Osceola Fall Art Festival time and Osceola Arts (formerly Osceola Center for the Arts) and Kissimmee Mainstreet present the 2014 Osceola Fall Art Festival. This is the 49th year for the most popular art festival in the county. The

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  • The Hunger grows. Lionsgate announces Hunger Games coming to the stage in 2016

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Continuing the expansion of its global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise into new businesses, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and U.S. based Triangular Entertainment to bring The Hunger Games to the stage using innovative and immersive staging techniques, the companies announced today. The Hunger Games theatrical experience will launch in summer 2016 in a brand new purpose-built theater

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