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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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  • Artegon Marketplace is ready for its Thursday grand opening

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:23 am

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Orlando’s next great shopping attraction, Artegon Marketplace is just days away from its grand opening. Media and invited guests got a sneak preview of the new shopping center, the former home of Festival Bay off of International Drive, in advance of the official grand opening Thursday. Thursday will kick off a weekend of opening events at the

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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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