Universal Orlando Brings ‘Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers’ to Halloween Horror Nights 28 #HHN28

Universal Orlando announces one of horror's most iconic slashers will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights 28 with a maze based on Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Universal Orlando announces one of horror’s most iconic slashers will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights 28 with a maze based on Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the maze will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night.

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2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Starts Aug 30

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival starts Thursday August 30, and I have the complete menus for each marketplace.

This festival is a perfect opportunity to literally eat and drink around the world with the Global Marketplaces located throughout the park. Most samples are $3-$8, though a few are more.

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Universal Orlando Offers Limited Time Deal for Florida Residents

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For a limited time, Florida residents can take advantage of an exclusive ticket offer from Universal Orlando to enjoy four days for less than $42 per day, plus tax.

Enjoy any 4 days at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure with zero blockout dates, between now and December 21, 2018. The days can be non-consecutive.

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Orlando Shakes Kicks Off 30th Season with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Starting Sept 5

Orlando Shakes, in partnership with UCF, will kick off its 30th Season with a production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights from September 5 - October 7, 2018.

Orlando Shakes, in partnership with UCF, will kick off its 30th Season with a production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights from September 5 – October 7, 2018.

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.

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Out and About: Devouring Del Frisco’s Prime Pair Menu

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the limited-time Prime Pair menu at Orlando's Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse, with photos.

If the carnivore in you loves a great steak, then you’ll want to head to Del Frisco’s on I-Drive (across from Pointe Orlando) to experience their limited-time Prime Pair menu.

We were recently invited to try out the menu, and walked away very happy.

The Prime Pair menu features a salad starter, an entree featuring the restaurant’s legendary crab cake plus your choice of second protein, and a side dish, all for only $59 per person.

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Out and About: A Sneak Preview of the Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu at Bulla Gastrobar

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the 2018 Visit Orlando Magical Dining menu at Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park by Anna-Marie Walsh.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month presented by American Express is kicking off the celebration with a preview week beginning August 24th and continuing through September 30th.

Now in it’s 13th year, Magical Dining shows off the city’s amazing culinary scene with over 100 restaurants participating with special three-course menus, all for the fixed price of $35. There are dishes to please every palate and every diet including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan.

I had an opportunity to preview the menu from Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park. Bulla features Spanish and Portuguese cuisine, and the Magical Dining menu did not disappoint.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup August 18, 2018: The Ravenous Pig, Bites & Bubbles, Chuy’s, and More

Chuy’s Kicks Off 28th Green Chile Fest August 15

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special menus, new openings, chef’s dinners, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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The annual Green Chile Festival is back at all Central Florida Chuy’s locations. It features a limited-time Green Chile Festvial menu, available through September 2. Try the Green Chile Chicken Flautas, or the King Carne Burrito stuffed with ground sirloin, bacon, French fried potatoes, green chiles and cheese.

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Lockheed Martin Becomes Title Sponsor of the Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has officially announced Lockheed Martin as the title sponsor for the new Astronaut Training Experience

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has officially announced Lockheed Martin as the title sponsor for the new Astronaut Training Experience® (ATX).

The occasion was marked with fanfare and celebrations as representatives from Lockheed Martin pressed a ceremonial “launch” button to signify the official beginning of the relationship with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party at Amway Center Sept 7-9 + Ticket Giveaway!

The ice skating extravaganza Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Search Party will visit Orlando from September 7-9, 2018 for six performances at Amway Center. 

The ice skating extravaganza Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party will visit Orlando from September 7-9, 2018 for six performances at Amway Center.

Want to win tickets? Keep reading…

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children With $100,000 Award to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® celebrates its 20th year in the fight funding pediatric cancer research by presenting Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children with a $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award. 

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® celebrates its 20th year in the fight funding pediatric cancer research by presenting Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children with a $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award.

This institution is one of 21 recipients of this year’s award, which is given to pediatric oncology departments at select children’s hospitals nationwide.

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iHeart Radio Hosts Free Monster Jam® Triple Threat “Feast with the Beast” Zombie Bash at Ace Cafe Orlando Aug 17

Meet famed Monster Jam Zombie driver Bari Musawwir and get up close to his customized vehicles during a free event at Ace Cafe Orlando, in partnership with iHeart Radio, on August 17, 2018. 

Meet famed Monster Jam Zombie driver Bari Musawwir and get up close to his customized vehicles during a free event at Ace Cafe Orlando, in partnership with iHeart Radio, on August 17, 2018.

Ocoee resident Musawwir, is the first local driver to ever appear in a Monster Jam. He is also the sport’s first African American driver, and won Rookie of the Year in 2012.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup August 11, 2018: Tijuana Flats, Highball & Harvest, Foxtail Coffee, and More

Tijuana Flats is summer-izing their menu with the addition of Cheeseburger Tacos

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: new menu items, new openings, national awards, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Tijuana Flats is summer-izing their menu with the addition of Cheeseburger Tacos [pictured above]. These tacos consist of a tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, ketchup and mustard. Instead of chips, Flats will include a side of seasoned fries.

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