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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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  • A doctor who makes Porterhouse calls. Dr. BBQ is in town for the barbecue classic

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:37 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Only one “doctor” would prescribe beef to cure what ails you and that would be Dr. BBQ, also known as Ray Lampe, who will sort of be the emcee/celebrity chef at the Florida Heritage Barbecue classic, which kicks off today and continues through Saturday. If there is a beef PH.D, Lampe, who has been cooking and talking barbecue since the 1980s, and written

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  • Award winning art on display, Osceola Arts has two exhibits featuring local art

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:15 am

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If a picture is worth a thousands words, then Osceola Arts has an entire library on display this month. The Kissimmee art center complex is currently home to two exhibits featuring award-winning, local art. Currently on display is artwork from the Images of Osceola juried art show as well as the inaugural Kenton’s Kowboy Classics High School

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  • It’s all in good taste at Busch and Epcot with new food & wine event at Busch and lots of treats at Epcot

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:35 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor     Got a hunger for the theme parks? Both Busch Gardens and Disney’s Epcot are ready to serve. Epcot, long the leader in theme parks when it comes to serving up outstanding food, wine and beer, has some competition this spring with the inaugural Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. Epcot, which has a very nice food (and garden event) going on right

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  • Osceola Sheriff hosts Community Appreciation Day Saturday

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office will hold its annual Community Appreciation Day and Open House Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Osceola County Sheriff’s Administration Complex, 2601 E. U.S. Highway 192 in Kissimmee. Sheriff Bob Hansell will be on hand to meet with residents at this event that each year attracts thousands of residents who attend to meet deputies from various divisions and learn more

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  • This cruise ship is a gamble. Victory Cruise will host a party for its millionth customer

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 11:20 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you like to gamble, but never have any luck with the Florida Lottery, maybe a cruise is in order. Victory Casino Cruises have been operating out of Port Canaveral (and Jacksonville as well) for almost four years, and the cruise line is about to celebrate its millionth passenger with a celebration party. On Saturday, March 21, Victory, America’s

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  • Flower & Garden fest is back. This is the opening week for the popular Epcot event

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 11:09 am

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor In the cold North, residents patiently wait for the return of the robins or the bloom of the first daffodils as a sign that spring has returned. In Central Florida, we just have to wait for the opening of the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. The wait is officially over. The annual event is back and continues

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