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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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  • Get wild about Harry Potter Diagon Alley. It officially opens July 8

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 11:01 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Looks like everyone will have to wait a little bit longer for Harry Potter… but not that much longer. Universal officials announced this morning that the magical date for the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley will be July 8. The new expansion, which  is at Universal Studios and will be actually connect

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  • Take a walk on the wild side. Wild Florida has official grand opening Saturday

    Posted on June 13, 2014 at 9:35 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor The lemur were ready. The wild boar were ready. Even  Kramer, the cock-a-too had been busy prepping and pruning for the big preview event Tuesday night at the newly-expanded Wild Florida Airboat & Wildlife Park, south of Kissimmee. But somebody forgot to tell the weatherman to cooperate, as an early evening summer storm washed out an evening full of activities

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  • Peachtree City is a sweet stop for a summer holiday. Golf cart town has surprises for film, music and dining fans

    Posted on May 30, 2014 at 10:21 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor You may not be able to walk with a zombie in Peachtree City, Ga., but you can walk in their footsteps in the unique south Atlanta suburb. Peachtree City, frequently listed in Money magazine’s best places to live in the United States, is also the best place in the U.S. to see The Walking Dead. The hugely popular AMC series is filmed in nearby Senoia

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