Out And About: A New Publix Has Opened at Town Center at O-Town West

Publix at Town Center at O-Town West

A new Publix has opened close to Walt Disney World, at the new Town Center at O-TownWest development, and I went to check it out.

It’s a beautiful store with some features I haven’t seen in my local Publix in Dr. Phillips and Regency Village.

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Out and About: ‘Hadestown’ is a Greek Love Story for Modern Times

Hadestown cast
Courtesy Photo/photographer: T Charles Erickson

Broadway hit “Hadestownopened its run in Orlando last night at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, and it had the entire audience on its feet several times.

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Out and About: The Wilson Mixes Traditional Dishes with Fusion for a Delicious Night in Celebration

The Wilson at the Melia Orlando Celebration

New York-based restaurant group, In Good Company Hospitality, in partnership with the Meliá Orlando Celebration, recently opened a Central Florida outpost of NYC’s The Wilson Cocktails & Seafood at the hotel, and we were invited to sample the menu.

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Out and About: Christmas Nights in Lights is a Fun Family Holiday Drive-Through Event

Christmas Nights in Lights 2022

One of the best part of the holidays is driving around and seeing all the lights and decorations, and a new attraction, Christmas Nights in Lights, taps into that beloved tradition with a drive-through experience in the back parking lot of Dezerland Action Park.

Read on for our review, more photos, and a discount code on tickets!

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Out and About: SeaWorld Orlando Gives First Look at Ride Vehicle for New ‘Pipeline’ Coaster at IAAPA

SeaWorld Orlando - Ride Vehicle for New 'Pipeline' Coaster at IAAPA

SeaWorld Orlando kicked off this week’s International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA) in Orlando with a first look at the ride vehicle for its upcoming “Pipeline: The Surf Coaster.”

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Out and About: 2022 Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art Kicks off the Holidays

2022 Festival of Trees

The 2022 Festival of Trees is now running at the Orlando Museum of Art through November 20, and it’s a great way to get into the holiday season.

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Out and About: ‘Hamilton’ Schools the Dr. Phillips Center on Some History

Hamilton -company - photo: Joan Marcus
[photo: Joan Marcus]
It’s been three years since “Hamilton” last took the stage at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, but judging from last night’s performance, the show has not lost any of its fire or luster.

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Out and About: Magical Dining at Taverna Opa in Orlando .. #TavernaOpa #VisitOrlando #MagicalDining

Taverna Opa - magical dining 2022

Taverna Opa has been delighting Orlando foodies for years with its Greek food and fun, and CitySurfing Orlando was recently invited to a media preview of its Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu.

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Out and About: Tasting the New BBQ Bowls at Sonny’s BBQ .. @SonnysBBQ #OrlandoBBQ

BBQ Bowls at Sonny's BBQ

Sonny’s BBQ recently introduced a new limited-time menu item called BBQ Bowls, and we were invited to a local location for a taste test.

We visited the Lee Vista location in Orlando, which is our favorite location of the brand, shortly before the dinner rush to try this new menu offering.

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