Homegrown Florida Exhibit Opening Reception

Producido en la Florida Exposición Temporal Recepción de Apertura Join us for the Opening Reception of the Homegrown Florida Temporary Exhibit. This exhibit opening is FREE to the general public and Osceola County Historical Society Members. Cocktails and appetizers will be provided on May 8, 2019 from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Be one of the first to view this… Keep Reading

Report finds the cheapest theme park in Florida

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Fun Spot is the cheapest theme park in Florida, according to a new study that ranks the parks based on their ticket prices, parking and extras. Fun Spot America was the only major Florida amusement park that offered free parking, said the report from HomeToGo, a vacation rental search engine. Getting into… Keep Reading

New upgrades headed to the Kissimmee lakefront

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette More restrooms, extra shade and an upgrade to splash pad facilities might be headed to Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. Parks and Recreation staff have discussed adding some improvements to the 26-acre park for a couple of years, and finally brought those suggestions forward to city commissioners at an April 9 workshop. Money for… Keep Reading

Florida Senate puts the brakes on toll road expansion plans

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel TALLAHASSEE — A plan for expanding and building three toll roads on the western side of Florida was put on hold by its sponsor Wednesday, as Democrats including Sen. Linda Stewart pushed for more specifics on the environmental and land-use impacts. Sen. Tom Lee, a Thonotosassa Republican, said he’s working with Democrats and environmentalists on… Keep Reading

Megabus.com expands Orlando to Miami trips to 48 a day

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Come May 1, Megabus.com is expanding its service from Orlando to Miami to 48 trips a day, including overnight routes. Currently, the company offers seven to eight trips per day on weekends in each direction, with less on certain days during the week. The expansion is happening because of “continuous demand in the area from… Keep Reading

Orlando takes indoor farmers market for test run

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel Orlando is taking a cool idea for a spin this summer: an air-conditioned, indoor farmers market. The one-day test run takes place 12-4 p.m. June 9 at Celine Orlando, 22 S. Magnolia Ave. in Orlando. The Indoor Farmers Market is being organized by The Daily City, the team behind the large-scale downtown shopping event Orlando Flea.… Keep Reading

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