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Marvel Universe Live! Review

The touring Marvel Universe Live! recently visited the Amway Center in downtown Orlando in December 2014 and all of the biggest Marvel Super heroes took over the venue for an extended weekend stay. Marvel Universe Live! Marvel Universe Live! is … Continue reading

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Review: Disney on Ice “Frozen” Brings Disney’s new Animated Classic to Life

Feld Entertainment’s Disney on Ice recently unveiled their new ice skating spectacular based on the new animated Disney classic “Frozen”, sharing the same name, and it is the best Disney on Ice show that I have seen. To take it … Continue reading

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Disney World Removes “Push” the Talking Trash-Can from the Magic Kingdom and Message Boards Overreact

The Orlando Sentinel recently reported that Disney World has retired their talking trash-can attraction called “Push” at the Magic Kingdom and fans of the attraction on the WDWMagic message boards and elsewhere have overreacted to the news by stating that this is … Continue reading

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UTI Graduate Joins Monster Jam with Monster Dedication

Technician Works with the Grave Digger and Madusa Monster Jam trucks to Put His Skills to Work

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Why Blake Bortles Should Return to UCF for his Senior Year

Updated: January 6th, 2014 – Blake Bortles has decided to forgo his senior year at UCF to enter the NFL Draft. Thank you Blake for the most unbelievable season in UCF history. Represent UCF well in the NFL and best … Continue reading

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Orlando Local Guide Launches OrlandoChristmas.com Christmas Guide

Orlando Local Guide is pleased to announce an all new website and travel guide to help visitors and residents celebrate and organize their Christmas celebrations in Orlando with the launch of OrlandoChristmas.com. Orlando Christmas Guide Orlando Christmas Guide is the … Continue reading

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2013 Target Family Theatre Festival at Loch Haven Park on July 19th through August 4th

The Target Family Theatre Festival returns to Loch Haven Park and The Orlando Repertory Theatre in Orlando for its seventh annual celebration. Festival shows run from Friday, July 19th, 2013 through Sunday, August 4th, 2013 with many performances taking place during the festivals Party in the Park … Continue reading

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2013 Red Chair Affair at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center on August 24th

Orlando’s annual event that celebrates and showcases the upcoming cultural season called the Red Chair Affair will take place on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center at 8pm. Some of the highlights will include performances by … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips on Renting an Apartment in Orlando

Know your rights before renting an apartment The decision about whether to rent an apartment or buy a home is complicated, because each offers different advantages. Apartment life is convenient and flexible; buying a home provides stability and is typically … Continue reading

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New Stores, Fountains, and a Capital Grille Coming Soon to the Mall at Millenia in 2013

We stopped by the Mall at Millenia on March 16th, 2013 and there is a lot of activity with new stores getting ready to open and existing stores finding new locations in the mall with updated storefronts and interiors. Stores … Continue reading

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Harlem Shake Orlando Florida Compilation

Well now I have another reason to renew my UCF Season Football tickets this year. I have a good feeling that we will be seeing some Harlem Shaking along with Zombie Nation in 2013. Here is our compilation of Orlando … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Summer Camp Expo at the Winter Park Farmers Market on April 4th

Getting ready for the summer when school is out and the kids are bored at home, a summer camp expo will be held at the Winter Park Farmers Market on Thursday, April 4th, 2013 from 6 pm until 8 pm. … Continue reading

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Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve at SeaWorld on January 26th, 2013

Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve will be appearing at SeaWorld on Saturday, January 26, 2013 as part of Sea World’s Just For Kids family concert series. Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve This program starring Genevieve Goings entertains both parents and children with … Continue reading

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Darth Vader Gets a Lifetime Pass to Disney World as Disney Buys Lucasfilm that Includes the Star Wars Franchise

After checking out Disneyland in California a year ago (see video below), Darth Vader must have told the Skywalker’s about it and Disney has rewarded him with a lifetime pass to the parks as Disney announced the purchase of Lucasfilm … Continue reading

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New Home Construction Going Up in Orlando along with Housing Prices in 2012

CNNMoney published the video below on October 25, 2012, talking about how national home builders have returned to Orlando and that new construction is on the rise again (click here to read the article).

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President Bill Clinton talks about Orlando and UCF on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2011 and 2012

Update: September 21st, 2012: Bill Clinton mentioned UCF on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart for a second time in one year with his appearance on Thursday, September 20th, 2012 talking about the number of simulation companies coming out of … Continue reading

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Peanuts Halloween Trick-or-Treat Event at the Orange County History Center in Downtown Orlando on October 27th, 2012

It’s the great Pumpkin! Charlie Brown will be uttered by many kids and adults at the Orange County History Center in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, October 27th, 2012 as the history center present a Peanuts Halloween Trick-or-Treat event for children … Continue reading

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Soaked Extreme Watersports Event in Downtown Orlando with Travie McCoy and Breathe Carolina

Extreme water sports and bands will take over Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on Friday, September 7th and Saturday, September 8th, 2012 for the first ever Soaked Extreme Water Sports and Music Festival. Soaked Orlando Gym Class Heroes Frontman Travie McCoy and … Continue reading

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Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando at the Convention Center in August 2012

The annual Star Wars convention, Star Wars Celebration VI, is being held in Orlando this year at the Orange County Convention Center from Thursday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 26th, 2012. The Star Wars Celebration event is the franchise’s biggest … Continue reading

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Stuff UCF Fans Say

I was passed along this video that I wanted to share on Orlando Local Guide entitled: “Stuff UCF Fans Say” by Scooter Magruder. I would like to disclose that I am a proud UCF Alumni and Season Ticket Holder and … Continue reading

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Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center was held on Friday, June 23, 2011 at the site where the performing arts center is going to be built. Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Ceremony The Dr Phillips … Continue reading

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Free Admission to Orange County Regional History Center during Summer 2012 for Children and Active Military

Each Monday all summer long, children 12 and under receive free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center with one paid adult entrance (up to four free children admissions). The deal runs through August 6th, 2012 (click here for … Continue reading

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Orlando Local Guide launches new website dedicated to celebrating the Fourth of July in Orlando

Orlando Local Guide is announcing the launch of a new website today that is dedicated to celebrating the 4th of July in Orlando, Florida that can be accessed at 4thofJulyOrlando.com. 4thofJulyOrlando.com The 4thofJulyOrlando.com website was created to be a one-stop-shop … Continue reading

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Orlando Local Guide Launches New Orlando Concert Guide Website and Blog

Orlando Local Guide launches Orlando Concert Guide today providing the residents and visitors to the city of Orlando a new way to find their favorite concerts and comedy acts. Orlando Concert Guide Website Address: http://OrlandoConcert.com Orlando Concert Guide is unlike … Continue reading

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