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A place for all good sports. Academy Sports opens four new stores in Florida, including Kissimmee

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 3:24 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Even if you don’t likes sports, you still might like Academy Sports + Outdoors. The lifestyles retailer opened four new Central Florida stores last weekend, the first in the area, including a store in Kissimmee at the Crosslands Center off of Osceola Parkway. The 63,000 square-foot Kissimmee store is a one-stop shopping place for everything from bicycles, and fishing gear,

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  • Ride SunRail for free and go to the Winter Park Art Festival

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Pardon me boy, is that the Winter Park Choo Choo? It may not be a steam locomotive, but if you have looking for the right opportunity to try out SunRail, March 21-22 might be just the ticket. In fact, you won’t need any ticket at all to ride to the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. The city’s Community Redevelopment Agency approved funds to provide free

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  • Crayola will color your world as Crayola Experience gets closer to reality

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 10:00 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Central Florida residents will soon be able to color their world in a brand new way as Crayola Experience Orlando gets closer to a reality. The family attraction is coming to The Florida Mall later this year, but you can already see the big changes at the mall as Crayola crayon characters are starting to appear on a football-field

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  • Gingerbread contest. Vote at the Kissimmee farmer’s market for your favorite house

    Posted on December 12, 2014 at 9:33 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you have been meaning to go to the downtown Kissimmee farmer’s market, but just never can find the time, the Dec. 16 Tuesday market might just be the market you have been waiting for. The special event Kissimmee Valley Farmer’s Market will feature a gingerbread house decorating contest as well as a Kids’ Night event. This is the third

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  • We wish you a tablet christmas. Shopping around for a Nexus 7 replacement

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 4:49 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor All I want for Christmas is a new tablet, so I bought one. Actually, I had planned on waiting another six months (probably less) for a new tablet purchase, but the Nexus 7 (2013) model unexpectedly died, leaving me only a feebly slow Nexus 7 from 2012 to play with. I really loved that Nexus 7 too. It was

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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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