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Let’s face it; Floridians aren’t really built for this kind of weather. The last thing any of us want to do, on a cold morning, is leave the comfort of […]

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We know what’s going on in the International Drive area, do you? Join Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh on March 11th to see what’s in store for the I-Drive […]

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Brian’s done it. Our pal Greg Trujillo (from CT Social) has done it. Are you (wo)man enough to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Orlando? Walk a Mile in Her […]

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By: @jenvargas Who or what is TED? And why are salons involved? We’ll explain… TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited […]

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When: February 8, 6:10 pm Where: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center SpaceX Rocket Launch: Falcon 9 | Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) SpaceX Falcon 9 Info Falcon 9 […]

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By: @jenvargas Look, I’ll be honest. I have no interest in football. Aside from team names (maybe), I couldn’t tell you the first thing about the rules, players or locales […]

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Parking is FREE. Admission is FREE. We love Tin Roof Orlando, and… Who DOESN’T love Chef Emily Ellyn?! WHAT: Cutthroat Kitchen Viewing Party with Emily Ellyn WHERE: Tin Roof Orlando at […]

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These cool, dark evenings are the perfect time to go outside and look at the stars. The Winter Sky Festival will take place this Saturday, Jan 31, from 5-11PM at […]

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By: @jenvargas Fun Spot America and Gatorland are broke ground yesterday on a new partnership. As a show of gratitude, Fun Spot thanked the community, who was queued up around the block, […]

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What happens when you pair up one of Central Florida’s oldest, most beloved local attractions with a newer, also loved attraction? Something HUUUUUUUGE *and* JAWesome, that’s what! Tomorrow, January 20th […]

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Tack, Orlando! Thank you, readers! You came through in a BIG way this past holiday season! Remember waaay back in November (2014) when we told you about IKEA’s Soft Toys For Education […]

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This weekend the Orlando Science Center celebrates Otronicon, its annual local interactive technology event. Otronicon is the Science Center’s largest annual event with an average of 3,000 visitors each day […]

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Stealing a page out of the Vegas playbook I-Drive 360’s newest attraction is looking for some publicity by giving away a free wedding admists its bones. The museum features full […]

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Former Chief Operating Officer chosen to lead 11 largest Y in the nation The board of directors of the YMCA of Central Florida has announced that Dan Wilcox, a dedicated […]

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By Clyde of I LUV Winter Park The LUVliest event in Winter Park this Christmas had little and yet everything to do with the season.On Thursday , December 18 in the […]

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Christmas is over but the holidays are still going strong over at Kennedy Space Center. We swung by this past Friday to check out their brand new 3D projection mapping […]

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You can never go wrong with art and mimosas! As always the Basel Art Brunch has plenty of both! #Basel #Art #Brunch #Miami #mimosas When we were invited to attend […]

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We might not have a chance to get a proper white Christmas here in Florida but Barnie’s has us covered. The City of Orlando will proclaim today to officially be […]

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Good news: Mayor Teresa Jacobs‘ Fourth Annual Holiday Heroes Toy Drive was extended! Not as good news: The deadline is today. “For me, the best part of the holidays is seeing the […]

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By: @jenvargas If you followed us all last week, you saw and heard A LOT about parks and attractions from the hallowed floors of Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) as we visited the […]

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