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Ready to launch and lunch at KSC, Orbit Cafe has a new menu and look

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 2:03 pm

By Peter Covino A&E Editor Even in outer space, your empty stomach will still rumble. Fortunately for space travelers at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, lunch is available, as well as a launch. The newly-remodeled Orbit Café has gone high tech for 2015 with all-new touch screen ordering (think Wawa) as well as hydroponically-grown lettuce and herbs grown in towers right in the restaurant, just like on the International

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  • Bok Tower Easter service returns

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:45 pm

            One of the most celebrated Easter services in Central Florida returns Easter Sunday, April 5 at Bok Tower Gardens. A longstanding tradition, Bok Tower Gardens will present its 89th annual Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. with free admission from 6 to 8 a.m. Nearly 2,000 visitors are expected to attend the service as the early morning mist clears and the sun rises atop Iron Mountain.

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  • It’s always a blast here. KSC has new IMAX film and more for 2015

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:34 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor The last space shuttle mission took off from the Kennedy Space Center  almost four years ago, but going to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is still a blast. Currently, no manned spacecraft are being launched from the nearby cape launch pads, but you can watch a launch at the complex, or for an extra fee, upgrade to a

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  • Be enchanted at Disney’s Polynesian Resort with its major redesign

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:09 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor There usually isn’t too much fuss when a hotel gets a makeover — unless that hotel is Disney’s Polynesian Resort. The iconic Disney World location, which has been a favorite of Disney vacationers since Disney opened in 1971, is in the middle of a massive transformation, and part of that transformation was unveiled Tuesday night for area media. The first change

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  • Marketplace still growing, The Artegon Marketplace adds more food, fun

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

    If you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace Orlando lately, you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace. The shopping attraction, which has been opening in phases, continues to add new places to see  as well as eating establishments. The 1.1 million-square-foot shopping attraction and artisan marketplace will add four new food kiosks this month at  the center’s Great Hall. At Florida’s first U Roll Express, customers can create their own sushi roll

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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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