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Stay cool at Disney in July. Frozen Summer Fun features snow, ice skating and shows

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 2:31 pm

          By Peter Covino A& E Editor You can’t use that old excuse it is just too hot to go to Disney World in the summer. The temperature may reach the mid-90s most days in summer in Central Florida, but it is downright Frozen at Disney’s Hollywood Studios through Sept. 1. Disney is celebrating all things Frozen, as in the hit animated film with Frozen Summer

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  • Harry Potter Diagon Alley opens

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 3:29 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor Hopefully, the crowds will have lessened a bit for the weekend, but for those who just had to go be among the first to experience the new Harry Potter Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando Resort, the wait itself was almost an all-day event. Various online reports said Potter enthusiasts had to wait in a line that stretched for almost five hours to experience the

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  • World is at hand at LEGOLAND. New LEGO Globe encourages renewable energy use

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 9:13 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor There is a new world at LEGOLAND. The Winter Haven theme park, geared toward children has announced the addition of the new 6-foot LEGO Globe, built next to the Imagination Zone attraction. The combined effort, with Tampa Electric, is part of an initiative to further education on renewable energy inside the park. Built out of more than 250,000 LEGO bricks, guests will be able to

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  • A sneak peek at Harry Potter Diagon Alley, opening July 8 at Universal

    Posted on June 19, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Unless you have fallen under the spell of Harry Potter’s magic wand, you probably already know that the Wizarding World of Diagon Alley finally will open to the public on July 8. National and local media went through a fairly intensive three-day schedule of events this week, highlighting all the new things Universal Orlando Resort has to offer before the main event Wednesday night and

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