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By Peter Covino Entertainment Editor What’s better than a Christmas tie or a pair of socks? A gift that gets you into a musem or maybe even a movie. Just about every non profit museum and center in Central Florida offers annual memberships or gift certificates. Here are a few annual membership offers and more from some places that really need it. Enzian Theatre The popular independent theater screens films
By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer Kissimmee Utility Authority leaders and Kissimmee city officials broke ground for the Roy E. Hansel electric substation in downtown Kissimmee Wednesday morning. The $17.2 million substation, which will replace the existing power plant substation, will route power to the downtown Kissimmee corridor and its business district. Overlooking the 25-acre Kissimmee Lakefront Park, KUA officials said that the new station not only will have the latest
By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer For 2013, Thanksgiving weekend brought in more shoppers than estimated by the National Retail Federation. A total of 248 million shoppers made purchases in stores or online from Thursday to Sunday. It passed the 247 million who shopped this same weekend last year. Of those 248 million shoppers, the average money spent over the weekend was $407. That was $16 dollars below last year’s average.
By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor Arabian Nights, one of the longest running dinner show attractions in Central Florida, has announced it will shutter its doors for good on January 1. The show, which had a 25 year run in Osceola County, combined the beauty of show horses with a varied dinner menu. “It has been an honor sharing my passion for the beauty and magic of horses with people
By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor If you love Disney collectibles, this is your weekend. The Theme Park Connection, featuring 15,000 square feet of merchandise has moved into its new location and is having a grand re-opening tomorrow. “The world’s largest showcase of Disney items,” is celebrating the occasion with door prizes all day Saturday, plus a chance to win: a 3-day Disney cruise for 2; an authentic Marvel’s Hunger Games
By Peter Covino Lifestyles Editor If you love watching movies on the go, the TCM (Turner Classic Movies) Watch TCM app is just made to order. The newly expanded app makes it one of the best applications around for watching movies, and that includes HBO Go and Netflix. With Watch TCM you can choose from some 300 titles every month. You can watch classic films via TCM east coast and
Nike Factory Store at Celebration Factory Outlet will host grand reopening events Thursday, November 21 at 10 a.m. through Sunday, November 24 after a temporary closure November 18 – 20. The new Nike Factory Store creates a premium, sport-inspired experience with a redesigned interior that includes updated dressing rooms and easier to read signage. Representing the world’s leading sport brand, Nike Factory Store offers Nike performance product in a premium