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Happy 66th birthday, Arnold. Schwarzenegger has his own day in Orlando Saturday

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:53 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor So you think you are an Arnold Schwarzenegger fan? The ex-governor of California and action film star gets his own day in Orlando every year at “Arnold Day,” a birthday party in his honor. While Schwarzenegger’s birthday is actually Wednesday, he will be 66, the big birthday bash will be held Saturday. Arnold Day is the product of two former University of

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  • No need to go to Philly for a cheese steak, plus get ready for Orlando Magical Dining and a snapperfest

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    By Peter Covino A & E Editor You don’t have to drive to Philadelphia to get your fix for a Philly cheese steak, you can find a pretty good facsimile right in downtown Kissimmee. Ray’s Steaks and Subs (708 N. Main St.) has Philly cheese steaks and a whole lot more. The family-operated restaurant (Annie and Ray Corte are the proprietors) have been making cheese steaks in New Jersey and

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  • St. Cloud events, activities planned for August

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    The city of St. Cloud Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational programs and activities year-round. Staff is preparing for various programs/events offered to the community in August, including: • Water Safety Instructor Class: Aug. 1, 2, 8, and 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Chris Lyle Aquatic Center (3001 17th St.) for people 16 years old and up. Register at www.redcross.org/fl/orlando. The fee is

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  • Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens set to return, eager screamers can save on tickets now

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:54 am

              This fall, for 18 select nights, Howl-O-Scream 2014 returns to Busch Gardens Tampa.  Hundreds of roaming creatures will swarm the streets, making escape nearly impossible.  Freaky Preview is back and will open Howl-O-Scream 2014 on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27.  The event then runs Thursday through Saturday nights, Oct. 2-Nov. 1. Howl-O-Scream will also be open on Sunday, Oct. 19.  Operating hours are

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  • Win $5,000 for the best Charles Dickens’ inspired flash mob video

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:26 am

          “What the Dickens Orlando,” a celebration of the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens,  is offering a cash prize of $5,000 to the best flash mob video that is built around a song from a musical inspired by the works of Charles Dickens. Examples include “Who Will Buy” or “Food, Glorious Food” from Oliver! and “Thank you Very Much” from Scrooge. To be eligible, a

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  • Dozens of TV reality stars return to Celebration, July 31-Aug. 3

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 10:13 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you love reality shows on TV, the place to be in just two weeks is the sixth annual Hearts of Reality event at Celebration. Winners and contestants from hit shows such as Amazing Race, Survivor, Big Brother and The Apprentice, some 140 reality stars in all, will take place at the four-day event, July 31-Aug. 3 at the big

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  • Historic moon walk happened 45 years ago. NASA TV and Kennedy Space Center have special events

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you are 50 or older, chances are you know exactly where you were and what you were doing this weekend 45 years ago. That’s when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made that famous “one giant leap for mankind” and became the first men to walk on the moon. If you missed it the first time around or want to relive those historic memories, NASA

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