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Let the summer roll on at Logan’s Roadhouse. And you missed something special at Taste of Thailand

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:26 am

  By Peter Covino A&E Editor This is more like rubbing it in, but you really should have been to Taste of Thailand last weekend. Or maybe not. This increasingly popular event, is held at the Thai temple — Wat Florida Dhammaram, in Kissimmee, and drew a really large crowd, so if more people show up next year, it could get really crowded. But it is quite the cultural event.

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  • Really big barbecue event coming to Kissimmee in 2015. And Barks and Burgers is Oct. 11

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you like barbecue, the biggest barbecue event ever to hit Osceola County is coming to Osceola Heritage Park in March of 2015. The Florida Heritage Barbecue Classic, a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned championship event, comes to Kissimmee, March 26-18. The three-day event will feature more than 100 of the best, award-winning competitors hand-grilling and smoking beef, pork, brisk and even

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  • Dunkin’ Donuts has a grand-opening party in St. Cloud, Saturday

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor This is breaking news, if you love donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts is opening a new restaurant in St. Cloud, Saturday  (at 1421 S. Narcoosee Road) and everyone is invited to the party. From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the new restaurant will have a donut decorating station, face painting, balloon art and most importantly …a variety of items to sample. There also will be raffle

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  • Jimmy Bear’s serves up outstanding BBQ, also, satisfy those munchies before the Cheech and Chong concert

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 3:54 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor When a friend took me to Jimmy Bear’s BBQ for my birthday last week, he promised it would be good barbecue. He was wrong. This is great barbecue No offense, to some of the barbecue joints that have been operating for years in the area, but Jimmy Bear’s just might be the best barbecue you ever tasted, certainly in Osceola County. I have

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  • New rodeo, championship barbecue event coming to Kissimmee in 2015

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    The RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo has a new home: the championship event will be held at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee for the first time on March 25-28, 2015. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)-sanctioned rodeo will feature eight heart-pounding events over four action-packed days, during which time 24 contestants will compete for more than $1 million in cash and prizes. Along with the big rodeo event will

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  • Cooking up some Disney magic. A sneak peek at what is cooking at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor The official start of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is less than a week away, but invited media got a sneak peek at some of the new dining offerings coming to the festival this year. The annual event, always one of the most popular events on the Epcot calendar, should hold true to form again this year with lots of new tempting offerings,

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  • What’s better than a 99 cents breakfast? A free one at Denny’s

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you don’t have to be at the office at 9 a.m.  Friday (Sept. 12)  or can sneak out for awhile, the Denny’s in Kissimmee  has a deal for you. The East U.S. 192 location,  will celebrate its recent remodeling by serving up an all-day Grand Slam celebration on Friday, Sept. 12, beginning at 9 a.m.  I am sure it will be madness at breakfast,

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