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It’s a new kind of market place. Artegon Marketplace will be home to 165 artisan shops

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:51 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor One of the most unusual shopping venues in Central Florida, Artegon Marketplace Orlando, is set to open, Nov. 20. There is still plenty of work to do before the new center, which will be home to 165 artisanal shops and stores officially opens its doors, but the 1.1 millon-square-foot shopping attraction will be the first of its kind in the area,

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  • A comic book store for fans of comics and collectibles

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    For Fans of comic books and collectibles, Orlando is about to get what should be a really great store. Gods & Monsters, which is being called  the nation’s second-largest comic, collectibles and gaming facility,  is coming to the. Artegon Marketplace Orlando (the old Festival Bay), Nov. 20. GODS & MONSTERS is  the first high-end, innovative comics and collectibles store of its kind in the country, including to a press release

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  • Get a free donut and read about the new Orlando skyline

    Posted on June 6, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Paris has the Eiffel Tower and New York, the Empire State Building, but soon the Orlando area may have two iconic structures in its skyline. Joining the Orlando Eye giant observation wheel, already under construction, is The Skyscraper, the world’s tallest roller coaster, the centerpiece for a new International Drive attraction called the Skyplex. Developers announced plans for The Skyscraper at Skyplex this week at

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  • Get ready to pay Florida sales tax for Amazon purchases

    Posted on April 28, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor The “free ride” is about to come to an end. Online retail giant Amazon will be charging state sales tax to Florida residents beginning May 1. I use Amazon quite frequently, particularly since signing on to Amazon Prime about two months ago. Prime gives customers free two-day shipping via its participating online stores and Amazon shopping departments. Amazon Prime was $79 for a 12-month period

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  • I-Drive attraction will be an Eye opener. Orlando Eye will be ready for visitors by next spring, as will Sea Life Aquarium

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:36 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor You won’t be able to see the Orlando Eye from downtown Kissimmee when the 400-foot tall attraction opens sometime next year, but you just might be able to see downtown Kissimmee from atop the giant observation wheel. The off-again, on-again project, is most definitely on as media and invited guests got an inside look this week at what will be literally, the biggest project ever

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  • It may be winter but it’s time to think flowers and plants, the planting schedule heats up with lots of shows and festivals

    Posted on January 31, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Flower and garden enthusiasts across the state and even around the country have probably already circled March 5 on their calendars as the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival marks its return to the theme park. This year’s festival, featuring garden tips and seminars, food samplings and guest musical acts such as Gary Lewis and the Playboys and The Alan Parsons Live Project, will run

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  • Florida Mall to get new food pavilion in 2015, plus Grand Cypress celebrates 30 years with special events

    Posted on January 17, 2014 at 10:24 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor There are some big changes coming to Florida Mall. Central Florida’s largest shopping center will be getting a new food pavilion to replace the Saks store at the mall. The new food pavilion will create an expanded dining experience focused on comfort and convenience, according to mall officials. It will face the Sand Lake Road side of Florida Mall. The food pavilion will feature 16

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