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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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  • Nashville is more than just a little bit country. Music City USA more than lives up to its name with iconic attractions

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 9:25 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you haven’t been to Nashville in more than a decade, you haven’t been to Nashville. The city got an NFL team in recent years, and even a TV series named after it. But Nashville is so much more than Moon Pies and Goo Goo Clusters. It is foremost, all about its music heritage, and has taken great strides to

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  • Go back in time to 19th century Florida at pioneer event

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:42 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor You will have to use 21st century technology to get there, but after you load up the car you can go back in time to Pioneer Day in Dade City. The Pasco County Pioneer Museum presents a day of how it used to be, plus lots of family entertainment, Saturday, Aug. 30. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the fun continues until

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  • Partly cloudy with a chance of frogs. Some real “Sharknado” events

    Posted on August 1, 2014 at 11:20 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor So maybe it doesn’t rain cats and dogs and sharks, but it turns out Sharknado and Sharknado 2 aren’t quite as far-fetched at they appear to be. The folks at the AccuWeather Global Weather Center have gathered together a bunch of facts that show that weather isn’t just unpredictable — it can be downright strange. Sharks falling from the sky (and still eating people) is

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  • Color your world with Crayola. The Crayola Experience is coming to Florida Mall

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 2:07 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor An explosion of color is coming to Florida Mall next summer with the opening of Central Florida’s newest attraction — the Crayola Experience. Modeled after a similar Crayola attraction in Pennsylvania, the Crayola Experience will feature 25 hands-on attractions offering creative fun for kids and their parents too. “Ours has always been a culture of innovation,” Crayola CEO Mike Perry said in press statement

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  • Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens set to return, eager screamers can save on tickets now

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:54 am

              This fall, for 18 select nights, Howl-O-Scream 2014 returns to Busch Gardens Tampa.  Hundreds of roaming creatures will swarm the streets, making escape nearly impossible.  Freaky Preview is back and will open Howl-O-Scream 2014 on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27.  The event then runs Thursday through Saturday nights, Oct. 2-Nov. 1. Howl-O-Scream will also be open on Sunday, Oct. 19.  Operating hours are

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  • Rocky Mountain high. Filmmakers will hand out a small amount of legal weed to those attending Colorado documentary screening

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 pm

      It may not be exactly what John Denver had in mind when he sang about that Rocky Mountain High several years ago, but fillmmakers Adam Hartle and Antony Hashem have gotten into the spirit of things now that marijuana is legal in Colorado.   The filmmakers  will have a most unique souvenir to give to moviegoers who come see “Mile High- The Comeback of Cannabis” premiering this week in

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