Mid-Week Break: Orlando Around the Web for February 09, 2011

While I’m working hard to bring you news and reviews of things happening around Orlando and its surroundings, there are some other great blogs out there who are doing the same.

So here are some recent posts that you might enjoy reading.

Looking to kill some time waiting for a flight at OIA? The Orlando Business Journal reports the airport has just opened up the King of Kong Arcade. Bring lots of quarters.

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was in Mount Dora last weekend and checked out the 36th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival.

According to Scott Joseph, “Top Chef Just Desserts” winner Yigit Pura will be a judge for the upcoming COOK Orlando.

Can’t get enough of Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodger’s appearance at Walt Disney World earlier this week? Orlando Attractions Magazine has a complete photo gallery. The Disney Blog also has photos and a video of the parade.

Behind the Thrills has the details on Disney teaming up with HGTV for this year’s Flower & Garden Festival.

The Chain Gang blog at the Orlando Sentinel reports Blue Spring State Park has added mountain bike trails.

Pulse of Central Florida says Khloe Kardashian and her husband Lamar Odom will be at the Florida Mall on February 12, 2011, to promote their new unisex scent, “Unbreakable.”

Finally, The Orlando Blog reports that HGTV and Disney have also partnered up to give Orlando families the backyard makeover of a lifetime for a TV show.

So, Orlando peeps – what’s got you talking this week?

[Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World/photographer Matt Stroshane]

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida, and is head editor/writer at TheDisneyBlog.com. She's lived in Orlando near Walt Disney World since 1995, and still finds there's so much fun to be had in Central Florida.
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