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Restaurant Review: Osprey Tavern

Restaurant spreads its wings

The owners of Seito Sushi bring even more fine dining to Baldwin Park with their new venture Osprey Tavern.

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Magical Dining is truly magical. Beginning Aug. 24 and running through Sept. 30, we get to select from 76 participating restaurants to enjoy three-course dinners for $33.

Visit Orlando has lined up more fine dining restaurants than ever before, and there is no better time for foodies to enjoy Orlando.

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There’s one week left to experience the best tap-dancing-theater in Florida – the Winter Park Playhouse – present “Dames At Sea."

There’s one week left to experience the best tap-dancing-theater in Florida – the Winter Park Playhouse – presenting “Dames At Sea” in a production that perfectly recalls the Busby Berkeley and Ruby Keeler movies of the ’30s.

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Based on the classic 1989 film, the Florida premiere of “Heathers the Musical” will be presented at the Dr. Phillips Center from Aug. 13 to 23.

Social media sensation Thomas Sanders plays J.D., and the role of Veronica will be played by Nicole Visco.

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Joshua Vickery’s remarkable CFCArts will present the beautiful Brahms Requiem with a full chamber orchestra on Aug. 6 and 7 at the First Presbyterian Church of Maitland.

This German requiem focuses on the living, beginning with the text "Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted."

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Our fantastic Orlando Shakespeare Theater invites the entire community – all ages – to a free open house to celebrate its 27th season.

Those Shakespeareans know how to throw a party, and this is guaranteed fun for the entire family.

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It’s the best tap-dancing theater in Florida, so it’s no surprise that the Winter Park Playhouse will present “Dames At Sea” as their first production of the 2015-2016 season.

Set in New York City, this quintessential American musical features the hottest tap dancing this side of 42nd Street.

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This week’s grand opening of the new Smoothie King in Winter Park is also be a fundraiser for the local Crosby YMCA.

On July 16 all smoothie sales up to $1,500 will go to the YMCA. In addition, on July 17, Smoothie King will give away free T-shirts to the first 100 guests.

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A special performance by CFCArts’ professional vocal ensemble, Legacy, will be an added highlight at this week's Good Morning Winter Park.

At Good Morning Winter Park this week, Joshua Vickery, founder and executive director of Central Florida Community Arts, talks about how the hundreds of CFCArts volunteers bring the arts to Central Florida and beyond.

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Your full guide to celebrating the Fourth in Central Florida.

Grab your friends, neighbors and kids to celebrate Independence Day – Baldwin Park style a day early on July 3.

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Plan your Fourth of July in Central Florida

Where to spend your holiday

Tips to where to spend your Fourth of July in Central Florida and beyond.

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Orlando Repertory Theatre will present a one-night-only concert starring Ashley Brown, Broadway’s original Mary Poppins!

The concert is set for June 27 at 7 p.m. Ms. Brown originated the title role in “Mary Poppins” on Broadway.

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Restaurant review: Carmel Kitchen

Mo-Med flavors in Winter Park

In my recent visit to Carmel Kitchen, I was anxious to experience an array of tastes considering all they had to inspire them – and I came away inspired.

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The Central Florida Zoo chooses the longest day of the year to celebrate the world's tallest animal, and they call it World Giraffe Day.

By visiting the zoo on Giraffe Day you help support giraffe conservation efforts to secure the future of this remarkable animal.

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In “Colors,” the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra will present symphonic masterpieces in an immersive concert that embraces special lighting, projection, and visual art.

Bringing both familiar and unexpected music to life before our eyes (and ears), this creative, collaborative, and colorful concert will be performed at Calvary Assembly in Winter Park.

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