The Home Depot, Macy’s, PetSmart, and Michaels among key retailers

For almost three decades, consumers have turned to Martha Stewart as the ultimate holiday expert. Each year Martha Stewart offers practical, instructional videos and how-to books, and inspirational ideas, tips, and strategies for gift-wrapping, tree-trimming, seasonal recipes and menus, and more on the pages of Martha Stewart Living and on MarthaStewart.com. In addition to her trusted expertise, Martha’s extensive product lines, available nationwide, make holiday decorating, gifting, and entertaining festive and memorable.

Holiday Inspiration from the Pages of Martha Stewart Living:
This season, the December/January issue of Martha Stewart Livingshares 92 ways to celebrate the holidays with food, crafts, DIY décor, and more. The editors of Living have collected more than 60 gift ideas in their one-of-a-kind gift guide–and share how-tos for DIY homemade gifts such as spun-glass ornaments, leather luggage tags, teatime treats, and more. For the holiday baker, this issue features six new cookie recipes, includingPistachio Spritz Pinwheels and Cinnamon-Almond Stars, as well as five variations on Martha’s yeast-dough recipe, from savory Herb-and-Cheese Rolls to Sweet Morning Buns. For tips on getting organized for the holidays, visit MarthaStewart.com for the 25 days of “Christmas Checklists” that tackle every aspect of your holiday prep, includingdecorating your mantel and choosing and caring for a Christmas tree. For the December bride and groom, MarthaStewartWeddings.comshares ideas for holiday-inspired touches for place cards, centerpieces,gift-wrapping, and more.

Martha Stewart Holiday Product Offerings:
Martha’s product lines feature an assortment of must-have holiday staples for decorating, gifting, entertaining, and crafting. Martha Stewart Livingat The Home Depot offers coordinated holiday decorating essentials from wreathes and ornaments to trees and garland, and the “Ask Martha”Home How-To Video Series for creating DIY projects using the Martha Stewart Living at The Home Depot holiday collections. Customers can outfit their homes and entertain guests this holiday season with tableware, kitchen and food prep essentials, bath, holiday bedding, and pillows and throws from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy’s. For the crafter,Michaels, JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores, and Amazon.com offer Martha Stewart Crafts® tools and supplies for packaging holiday treats and making homemade gifts, holiday cards, DIY home décor, and more. For the pet lover, Martha Stewart Pets® at PetSmart offers a variety of themed pet apparel, toys, bowls, beds, and collars for the holidays and every day.


Orlando Magic Teams Up with Chase and Levy Restaurants as First NBA Team to Offer Apple Pay

-Team’s commitment to the fan experience and technology continues in the Amway Center-

As part of the Orlando Magic’s continuing commitment to the fan experience and technology, the Magic, Chase and E15 Group, the tech and analytics subsidiary of Levy Restaurants, will be integrating Apple Pay into the Amway Center, a new category of service that transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. The Magic becomes the first team in the NBA to offer fans access to Apple Pay, which will debut in Amway Center when the Magic host the Utah Jazz on Friday, December 19. Continue reading

Papa John’s Becomes Orlando City’s Official Pizza Partner


Partnership to feature 50 percent discount promotion following Lions’ win or draw

Orlando City Soccer Club today announced the newest member of its growing partner family – Papa John’s. Ranking in at the top spot by the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index, Papa John’s has signed a multi-year partnership as the exclusive pizza partner for the Club and its downtown soccer stadium, set to open for the start of the 2016 Major League Soccer (MLS) season. Continue reading


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There are people that imagine and never get to see the realization of their dreams. Others will dream and not rest until it is completed, sealed and signed. Today we saw a dream come true, we saw a group of people that dared to overcome all obstacles, every detail and completed a project that is the first of many to come, and this is just the beginning. We applaud their effort, and success  Continue reading

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Heineken And Garrett Leight California Optical Debut Exclusive Sunglasses For “#Heineken100″ Program

Premium Brewer Continues 2014 Partnership with Creative Director Chris Gibbs

Heineken(®), the world’s leading international brewer, today launched a collaborative pair of one-of-a-kind sunglasses with Los Angeles based eyewear brand Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) as part of the 2014 #Heineken100 program. Now in its fifth year, the #Heineken100 program partners with imaginative designers to create a series of coveted custom lifestyle products, not available at retail, and shares them with 100 influential tastemakers across the nation. Designed in partnership with #Heineken100 Creative Director and Union Los Angeles owner Chris Gibbs, the GLCO sunglasses mark the last of three premium collaborations Heineken will release in 2014. Continue reading

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The Story of How the War was Won Told with Sweeping Power
The National WWII Museum’s Newest Exhibit Pavilion Opens December 13

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Orlando Magic Players Nikola Vucevic, Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton Take Youth on a Holiday Shopping Spree This Week

As they continue to rack up assists on the court, Victor Oladipo and Elfrid Payton are also dishing out assists off the court.

And while he continues to be an elite rebounder on the court, Nikola Vucevic is helping others rebound off the court.

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the three Magic stars teamed up with PepsiCo. to take 100 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida on a holiday shopping spree. Each child received a $100 Walmart gift card and got the opportunity to pick out toys, electronics, clothes and other items while cruising the aisles with a few of their favorite Magic players.

“It’s a great situation to be here for me because I love kids,” Oladipo said. “For me to be able to do it (take kids on shopping spree) is a humbling experience.”

In addition to the shopping spree, PepsiCo. donated $2,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida to help support its programs. Continue reading


On Sunday, December 14, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites Central Florida residents to a free Community Open House to get a first-hand look at all of the new fan amenities and state-of-the-art technology in the newly reconstructed stadium.
This is a free, but ticketed event featuring self-guided tours, entertainment, free popcorn and soda and commemorative giveaways to celebrate the new Orlando Citrus Bowl.

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unnamed (5)January 21, 2015, Declared “CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic Day”
The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, presented to the Orlando City Council on Monday, December 8, updating the council on the status of the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic, presented by Visit Orlando, that will be played at the Amway Center on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

To watch the Solar Bears presentation to the City Council, including a video about the state of the Solar Bears and the ECHL All-Star Classic, click here.

“We are thrilled to host the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic in our Downtown,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “This event further cements Downtown as a  destination for sports and entertainment attracting thousands to the area and boosting our local community.”
The Solar Bears and the ECHL will also host a FanFest, presented by Walgreens, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Join us for an Outdoor Youth Hockey All-Star Game, player autograph stations, a Local 6 Virtual Studio, inflatable games, an appearance by Shades and the Solar Bears Dancers, and FanFest vendors and food trucks.

In honor of the All-Star Classic, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer proclaimed January 21, 2015, as “CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic Day” and encouraged people to wear orange in support of the Solar Bears and the All-Star Classic. The Solar Bears were also recognized by Orlando City Commissioner Jim Gray for their contributions to the Central Florida community.

Full and Half Season tickets are on sale now for the 2014-15 All-Star Season. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visit OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com for more information.

Orlando Solar Bears Single Game Tickets for the regular season are on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets.

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.

Follow the Solar Bears at http://www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200 or visit http://www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://shop.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/

Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bears and their fans have helped raise over $900,000 for the Central Florida community. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.


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Dr. Phillips Center Announces Six On Sales For This Morning at 10 AM

  1. Pink Panther, A Tribute to Henry Mancini — Jazz Roots, A Larry Rosen Jazz Series – On Jan. 16, 2015 at the Walt Disney Theater
  2. Harry Connick, Jr – On Feb. 14, 2015 at the Walt Disney Theater
  3. Jason Mraz – On Feb. 15, 2015 at the Walt Disney Theater
  4. Justin Townes Earle – On Feb. 17, 2015 at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater
  5. Potted Potter – From Feb. 2 through Feb. 15, 2015 at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater
  6. Pilobolus – On April 4, 2015 at the Walt Disney Theater

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Orlando City Strengthens its Roster through MLS Expansion Draft Lions fill key roles in historic week

Orlando City Soccer Club has acquired 10 players through the Major League Soccer (MLS) Expansion Draft, as the Club continues to build a competitive roster for the 2015 season. Continue reading




KitchenAid, known for its iconic stand mixer and other kitchen essentials, is expanding its cookware and bakeware collections with new pieces and multi-piece sets that make great gifts for cooks of all levels. Further details about the products listed below can be found at www.KitchenAid.com/Kitchenware.

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The City of Orlando is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Mayor’s City Academy.
A free, 10-week program, the Mayor’s City Academy offers citizens a unique look inside their City government. Participants interact with City employees and learn more about how to become involved and engaged in the city.
The program includes tours of City Hall and Community Venues, interactive activities with the police and fire departments, insight into Downtown development and public works as well as information on Families, Parks and Recreation, housing and transportation initiatives.
Residents of the City of Orlando are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to submit an application is Monday, January 12. The 2015 session will begin on Thursday, March 12.
For more information or to apply, please visit CityofOrlando.net/mca.

Shoppers Can Find Great Deals on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday at Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores Shopping Center Announces Holiday Hours

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Holiday shopping is hassle-free at Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, where consumers can find factory-direct premium quality merchandise at savings up to 75% off (and sometimes more), easy store front parking and a head start on gift-buying.

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