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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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By: @jenvargas IKEA Orlando invited us to sample from their special holiday menu and take a sneak peek of their Holiday catalog! Make sure to check out their event calendar […]

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This Small Business Saturday, November 29, why not go extra small with a visit to the Local Has It! Yule LUV It! community market. The one day market, hosted in […]

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Sooner or later, just about every professional in Orlando winds up at the Citrus Club. From its scenic post on the 18th floor of the BB&T building, the Citrus Club […]

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By: @jenvargas Game face… ON. Orlando City Soccer Club is ready to take care of business, and they are doing it in style! We told you about the new stadium, […]

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Regardless of who or what you voted for, we just hope you voted. by @jenvargas   by @winechix   Like this:Like Loading...

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by: @jenvargas Think you’ve got what it takes to tackle a British Special Forces designed obstacle course? Then you are one TOUGH MUDDER! Tough Mudder is coming back to Central […]

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by: @jenvargas Earlier today, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced submissions for next year’s Oscar race. Will we see a Florida filmmaker on the Red Carpet at […]

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On Sunday, November 2 Lake Mary Jane will be filled with stand-up paddlers for the 3rd Annual Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race. The race has been billed as ‘Orlando’s most […]

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We love selfies! We love seeing YOUR selfies! If you’re walking in tomorrow’s HUGE Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando  walk in Downtown Orlando, we KNOW we’ll see thousands of them! […]

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The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund was created in 2003. Since then it has given away more than $11 Million.  This year grant recipient list was just released. Altogether […]

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On October 29 Taverna Opa will be hosting an extra spooky Lucky 7 Haunted Casino night benefiting Give Kids The World.  The evening will include black jack, poker, a live […]

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Central Florida’s culinary scene will shine once again at the annual Cows ‘n Cabs event in Winter Park. Returning on October 25th, now in its 4th year, the culinary festival […]

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Autumn has arrived in Central Florida and that means so has the festival season.  One of the must see festivals of the Fall has to be the Boktoberfest in Lake […]

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by @jenvargas [Updated 10/23/2014] Every year, Orlando’s branch of the American Advertising Federation‘s young professionals (called Ad 2 Orlando) select a deserving local non-profit in need of marketing help and provide […]

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This interview contains Spoilers regarding ‘Skin Wars.’ Game Show Network made news recently with its new body painting show ‘Skin Wars.’  The show featured a number of well-known celebrities including […]

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    September 5, 2014 – ORLANDO, FL – Today, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced the appointment of two new Deputy Chiefs. Mayor Dyer has appointed Orlando Rolon, a 21 -year Orlando […]

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by @JenVargas I had the privilege of attending one of  Visit Orlando‘s media previews for #MagicalDining Month (Sep 1-30) at Hamilton’s Kitchen at The Alfond Inn. For you, dear readers, I do […]

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