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Park Place to open 20 new beds by end of month

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:19 pm

By Charlie Reed Staff Writer Park Place Behavioral Healthcare, one of only two mental health facilities in Osceola County, will open 20 new beds by the end of the month. On Tuesday, Park Place broke ground on a 9,000 square-foot addition. In February, it became the county’s central receiving center for mentally ill people picked up law enforcement. The additional beds are being brought in as the Park Place reconfigures

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  • It’s all in good taste at Busch and Epcot with new food & wine event at Busch and lots of treats at Epcot

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:35 pm

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor     Got a hunger for the theme parks? Both Busch Gardens and Disney’s Epcot are ready to serve. Epcot, long the leader in theme parks when it comes to serving up outstanding food, wine and beer, has some competition this spring with the inaugural Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. Epcot, which has a very nice food (and garden event) going on right

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  • A peek at Disney Springs. Downtown Disney area first phase opens in spring

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 2:56 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you have lived in Osceola County seemingly forever, you can probably remember those good old days when out-of-towners dropped by and a day at Pleasure Island/Downtown Disney was always a great way to impress the relatives. Parking was plentiful, except for a weekend night or holiday week, and you could leisurely shop and eat and stroll. But Pleasure Island is long

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  • I Escaped the Room, barely. You too can play the DIG game at Universal Studios

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor I don’t particularly like mornings. Mornings that involve getting locked up in a small room are even worse. But if you are in early riser, and have a season pass to Universal,  you too  can get in on the fun of being locked in a room for about half-hour or so as part of the Universal Studios and the USA Network’s version of the online

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