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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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  • Plan a summer getaway, right here in Florida.

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If the long, hot summer in Central Florida is dragging you down, you can escape to the islands, even if it is only for the night as Hemingway’s at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress celebrates summer with an island summer pre- fixe menu. Designed by Executive Chef Kenneth Juran, the three-course menu is available in July and August and features many of “Papa’s” seasonal favorites including:

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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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