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A place for all good sports. Academy Sports opens four new stores in Florida, including Kissimmee

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 3:24 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Even if you don’t likes sports, you still might like Academy Sports + Outdoors. The lifestyles retailer opened four new Central Florida stores last weekend, the first in the area, including a store in Kissimmee at the Crosslands Center off of Osceola Parkway. The 63,000 square-foot Kissimmee store is a one-stop shopping place for everything from bicycles, and fishing gear,

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  • Ride SunRail for free and go to the Winter Park Art Festival

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Pardon me boy, is that the Winter Park Choo Choo? It may not be a steam locomotive, but if you have looking for the right opportunity to try out SunRail, March 21-22 might be just the ticket. In fact, you won’t need any ticket at all to ride to the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. The city’s Community Redevelopment Agency approved funds to provide free

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  • Crayola will color your world as Crayola Experience gets closer to reality

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 10:00 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Central Florida residents will soon be able to color their world in a brand new way as Crayola Experience Orlando gets closer to a reality. The family attraction is coming to The Florida Mall later this year, but you can already see the big changes at the mall as Crayola crayon characters are starting to appear on a football-field

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