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By Laurie of Mousecations With summer coming to an end Taverna Opa is wrapping up its Summer Wine Dinners. On August 21st the Taverna Opa Orlando will end their Summer Wine Dinners with a look […]

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After 15 years one of SeaWorld’s most iconic shows has now closed. Yesterday was the final curtain call on Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island.  The comedic duo, which is […]

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Central Florida Top 5’s new podcast The Orlando Tourism Report now believes that The Wanda Group from China are interested in a new partnership with SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. The […]

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This post has been sponsored by Marriott’s Wish You Were Here – Florida! campaign. All opinions below are strictly those of our own @JenVargas. Check out the slideshow below for more […]

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This post has been sponsored by Marriott’s #FloridaWish campaign. All opinions are strictly @JenVargas‘s… I feel like I haven’t stopped to relax since… well, I can’t remember? Maybe December 2007? […]

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By Carolyn Capern of CT Social You know you’re at an event by and for the YouTube era when you are looking at a neon-illuminated dancing fiddler wow a packed, […]

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The Hard Rock Hotel might be one of Orlando’s best kept secret. From the amazing Palm Restaurant to the Boston favorite, Emack & Bolio’s Marketplace, this hotel has plenty to […]

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This Thursday Taverna Opa Orlando will bring its monthly dinner series out of the dining rooms and into the streets of Greece.  The street fare inspired, 5 course menu will […]

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By Ken Storey With summer in full swing now it’s time to enjoy Orlando for all its worth.  One of my favorite activities is playing ‘tourist’ over at the attractions […]

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By Ken Storey With Diagon Alley mere weeks away from opening it’s time to look ahead and see what Universal Studios has next in its decade long expansion plan.  Over […]

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The amazing SeaWorld Rescue care team has rescued its 500th manatee, a chunk 285 lb male from Cape Canaveral.  This extra special rescue recently took place near Cape Canaveral, after […]

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  Save the date, party people. Whether you own Google Glass or not, ALL ARE WELCOME to this unique, nationwide event!What is Glass Welcomed + Glass Night Out? It’s a […]

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By Ken Storey Looks like Universal wishes that Silencio spell was real (and not just able to silence Fwoopers).  But let’s start with some background first. Last week and the […]

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At the beginning of the year we called the massive, $250 million Orlando Eye complex one of the Top 5 biggest developments impact-wise of the year.  Now has yet another […]

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By Ken Storey After last week’s Diagon Alley post many of our readers tweeted and emailed us (info@CentralFloridaTop5.com) with questions regarding the information I’ve gathered. By far the most asked […]

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Another Saturday, another great 5K. Tomorrow’s is a special one that also includes a day of service event for the entire family. The Dawn Brancheau Foundation’s 4th Annual Big 5K […]

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By Ken Storey While some of this is from the official releases other information has come from numerous sources.  I keep up with all the major local theme park podcasts; […]

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If you’ve been on South International Drive lately then you might’ve seen a new tower with an odd little roof on it.  That new tower, visible from throughout the SeaWorld […]

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Lent is just over halfway done and those cravings for red meat, alcohol and all those other things you might be fasting from are hitting hard about now.  Luckily we […]

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SeaWorld Orlando is always a great family destination but for the next month it becomes even more kid friendly with the Just for Kids Festival every Saturday between now and […]

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