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Free Comic Book Day is Saturday in Kissimmee and across the USA

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 3:06 pm

By Peter Covino A&E Editor The countdown is on — there only is one more week until Free Comic Book Day. Comic book collectors probably are already familiar with that special day, one day a year, when comic book stores nationwide give away dozens of comic book titles. This year the Coliseum of Comic stores in Central Florida, including the Kissimmee location, are participating in the free comic book distribution,

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  • It’s Butterscotch Night at Dairy Queen

    Posted on March 13, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor While most people are thinking green as St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaches, former Kissimmee Main Street director Kelly Trace is thinking more in the lines of golden brown. Trace has spearheaded a campaign to bring her much-loved butterscotch flavor back on the menu at the Dairy Queen in St. Cloud. Stopping short of hiring a Dairy Queen Butterscotch blimp, she has taken to that mainstay

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  • Holiday Dining: How about a little Rudolph Stew (and we can use that red nose instead of candlelight)

    Posted on December 20, 2013 at 2:05 pm

        By Peter Covino Arts & Entertainment Editor Tired of all those reindeer making noise on the roof and leaving a mess afterward (and not even getting any presents?) Santa won’t notice one less reindeer so I give to you from the Nordic Nibbler website (www.nordicnibbler.com) that yuletide favorite direct from Oslo, Reindeer Stew (Reinsdyrgryte) with Thyme Dumplings. According to  Nordic Nibbler,  “It has a wonderful taste” with meat

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  • Shop around the clock this Thanksgiving holiday

    Posted on November 19, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    Put on your shopping shoes The Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores will have extended hours over the Thanksgiving holiday, with some stores being open around the clock. Here is the store lineup and times the shop are scheduled to be open Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores Holiday Hours Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 10am-6pm Black Friday, Friday, November 29, Midnight Madness, 12am-9:30pm Saturday, November 30, 9:00am-9:30pm; Sunday, December 1, 10am-7pm

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  • Put me in coach, Shula Burger arrives in Kissimmee. Meet Coach Shula, win burgers for a year, Nov. 12-13

    Posted on November 6, 2013 at 10:34 am

    By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor Look out Whopper and Big Mac — something bigger has just come to Kissimmee. The newest Shula Burger location officially opens Nov. 12 and 13 with prizes and a visit from the big man himself, legendary Miami Dolphins Coach  Don Shula. Shula will be on had to celebrate the opening of the fifth Shula Burger location at Kissimmee’s Rolling Oaks Plaze (8124 W. U.S. Highway

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  • It’s Halloween Comic Fest weekend…free comic books and “The Greatest Halloween Costume Ever”

    Posted on October 24, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Put on your Halloween costume and head to your local participating comic book shop for the second annual Halloween ComicFest. This weekend, participating comic shops will be packed with comic and Halloween fans getting their free Halloween ComicFest comics to celebrate the second largest free comic book event of the year! This Saturday and Sunday (October 26th and 27th) , stores will be giving away up to 22 free Halloween

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  • It’s another National Food Day….this time it’s tacos

    Posted on October 3, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor It’s National Taco Day ..well tomorrow, Oct. 4 is. I am sure several restaurants with tacos on the menu, will be offering specials, but the only thing in my email, as of late Thursday afternoon, is from Tijuana Flats, which is a really good place to get tacos. Tacos are only $2 each (5o cents more for steak or carnitas). I am not sure why

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