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Make plans now for Mickey’s Halloween Party and LEGOLAND event

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor The countdown is already on for the annual adult scarefest Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando, but for the wee folk, the not-so-scary adventures are now just a few weeks away. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party begins on Sept. 1 this year and continues on select nights  throughout September and October. But for Florida residents, you can save as much as $6 per ticket

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  • Irish Labor Day celebration. Great Irish Hooley Returns to Raglan Road

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm

                  By Peter Covino A&E Editor You don’t have to wait until St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate all things Irish. Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Downtown Disney will celebrate the third annual  Great Irish Hooley Aug. 29-Sept. 1. The Hooley (Irish slang for party) will feature  live Irish music, authentic step dancing, food and fun  at the pub. This is the Orlando

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  • Come and fly with Peter Pan

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor You are never to old for Peter Pan, and adults and youngsters can get to see the latest version of this classic tale as the Osceola Center for the Arts presents Peter Pan, weekends through Aug. 31. Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan, the show, will be presented just as you remember it when you were a kid. Peter and the sometimes-not-so-nice Tinkerbell,

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  • Hip Hop legends are in town Saturday night

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 4:31 pm

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor The big night for hip hop fans has finally arrived. Osceola Heritage Park and the Silver Spurs Arena presents the Hip Hop Legends Summer Jam 2014 featuring DMX, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Rakim, Biz Markie, Black Sheep and Special Ed. Tickets for tonight’s show (Saturday)  are available through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, Ticketmaster.com and the Silver Spurs Arena Box Office.

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  • One million riders have been on Universal’s Hogswarts Express

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 3:20 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor It didn’t take very long for the Hogwarts Express to get its millionth rider. The train at Universal Orlando Resort celebrated rider No. 1 million with free Butterbeer ice-cream for everyone, well at least everyone that was lucky enough to be at the Hogsmeade Station. Potter fans whooped it up and showed off their certificates for the sweet treat, after Universal

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  • Getting hungry? Food trucks are back in Kissimmee tonight

    Posted on August 1, 2014 at 11:48 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor It is Food Truck Bazaar Night in downtown Kissimmee. The food trucks return near Dakin Avenue starting at 6 p.m. There also is the Dakin Avenue Car show starting at 5 p.m. Both events continue until 9 p.m.   Food Trucks scheduled to appear include: 900 Degreez Pizza, Bar Harbor Seafood, Curbside Chef, Dixieland Diner, Ice Cream Social Club, Korean BBQ Taco Box, La Empanada,

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  • What’s your favorite Orlando area historic icon? Vote now 100 Historic Icons of Orlando Exhibit

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:57 am

              What’s your favorite memory from historic Orlando? Ronnie’s Restaurant? Rosie O’Grady’s? There is still time to submit your favorites for the Orange County Regional History Center’s 100 Historic Icons of Orlando Exhibition: 1960-1985. “The submissions that have been coming in so far have been great. Places such as Ronnie’s and Rosie O’Grady’s made a lasting impact,” said organizer Jason Zangari, in a release from the

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