Archive for: August 2014

Attractions EPCOT Walt Disney World
EPCOT Bids Fairwell to Some Acts
Aug 28, 2014
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EPCOT Bids Fairwell to Some World Showcase Acts
The Disney Blog has reported that some favorites of the World Showcase at EPCOT will be leaving. Mo’Rockin’, Off Kilter, Spirit of America Fife & Drum Corps and World Showcase Players will all become distant memories and hopefully whatever is done to replace them can be as enjoyable. The World Showcase Players will have their […]
Food Restaurants
Finding the Best Wings in Orlando: Greg's Place
Aug 26, 2014
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Best Wings in Orlando – Entry 4 – Greg’s Place
Greg’s Place is the first local eatery to be featured in this column, but I can assure you that it will not be the last. Greg’s is located on the corner of Curry Ford and Chickasaw and can be easy to miss if you are not looking for it. I decided to order enough wings […]
Food Restaurants
Finding the Best Wings in Orlando: Smokey Bones
Aug 19, 2014
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Best Wings in Orlando – Entry 3 – Smokey Bones
Smokey Bones, a former bbq joint turned sports bar, is the third stop on our search for the best wings in Orlando. This is another locale that I didn’t go for the wings but they were on the menu so I decided to order them. I ordered both the smoked wings and their standard wings. When […]
Concerts Music
Concert Review: The Offspring
Aug 15, 2014
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Concert Review: The Offspring with Bad Religion and Pennywise
As a person who’s impressionable stage was spent in the late 80’s to early 90’s, The Offspring were a big part of what I listened to. There were many nights spent with Smash or Ignition was in my discman while I was doing homework or some other mindless activity. One of my fondest memories is […]
Attractions Seaworld Seaworld
Seaworld to Expand Killer Whale Habitat
Aug 15, 2014
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Seaworld to Expand Killer Whale Habitat at All Parks
Although they will never come out and say it, Seaworld has been hit hard by the release of the movie Blackfish. Agree or disagree with the movie, it will be nice to see an expanded area for the whales that will allow more interaction with the guests. As part of the release Jim Atchison, Chief […]
Events Family Fun OrlandoSports.Net UCF Knights
UCF Fan Fest Returns
Aug 14, 2014
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UCF Fan Fest Returns
Want a free, fun time for the whole family? Tomorrow night UCF Athletics is hosting their yearly Fan Fest. The event will take place at Brighthouse Networks Stadium starting at 6pm. There is be food trucks and fun activites. Here is some of what to expect: Food Trucks -Yum Yum -Sweet City Gellato -Streets 407 […]
Adults Only Attractions Events Universal Universal Studios
HHN Finally Adds Something Original
Aug 13, 2014
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Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights Adds Three Original Haunts
Universal has finally come up with something original for this years Halloween Horror Nights. I remember when I first started attending HHN, back when the event was in single digits, everything was original. Now they lean heavily on what is hot in the world of movies, TV and video games. I personally always prefer the […]
Food Restaurants
Finding the Best Wings in Orlando: East Coast Wings
Aug 10, 2014
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Best Wings in Orlando – Entry 2 – East Coast Wings
East Coast Wings (ECW), in the Waterford Lakes area of east Orlando, is our second stop on the quest to find the best wings in Orlando. We ordered the sampler which comes with 30 wings in up to 5 different sauces. We ordered traditional hot, outwest ranch, honey mustard, Monterey and Key West.  Lets take […]
Animal Kingdom Attractions EPCOT Food Hollywood Studios Magic Kingdom Restaurants Walt Disney World
Best of Disney Quick Service
Aug 9, 2014
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Best of Walt Disney World Quick Service Restaturants
Today we take a look at what we think are the best quick-serve (non table service) restaurants at the parks that make up the Walt Disney World resort. Remember, these are our favorites and if you disagree with us, please let us know. Magic Kingdom Winner: Pinocchio’s Village Haus Pinocchio’s is a fun to eat […]
Attractions Universal Universal Studios
HHN Adds Dracula Untold
Aug 7, 2014
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Universal has added yet another maze to this years Halloween Horror Nights event. This time it is based on the upcoming theatrical release “Dracula Untold”. The movie and maze are based around how Vlad the Impaler became Dracula. The maze will be known as “Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood”. “’Dracula Untold’ offers a unique perspective […]
Attractions Family Fun Hollywood Studios Walt Disney World
Let It Go - Seriously
Aug 7, 2014
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Disney Extends Frozen Event at Hollywood Studios
Disney announced today that they have decided to extend their Frozen summer event that was originally scheduled to end Labor Day weekend. The event will now continue through the end of September. I am sure that the people who don’t visit the parks on a regular basis are happy to see this event extended and […]
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REVIEW: WaZoo Beer Festival
Aug 7, 2014
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REVIEW: WaZoo Beer Festival at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo
I know, I know, this event isn’t in Orlando, but it is an awesome event within driving distance. WaZoo is one of the premier beer festivals in the United States having made the Top 10 Beer Festivals in the Nation according to USA Today. It also benefits a great organization in the Lowry Park Zoo. […]