Posts Tagged ‘ Florida ’

Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training | Port Charlotte, FL

March 27, 2011
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“I had a friend, who was a big baseball player back in high school, he could throw that speed ball by you, make you look like a fool.” Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days Back in the early 1980’s spring training was a sleepy affair, held in small wooden ballparks, that were for the most...

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Naples International Film Frenzy

November 22, 2010
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Naples International Film Frenzy

Naples International Film Festival Silverspot Cinemas | Naples, FL “Remember all the movies Terry we’d go see, to learn how to walk like the hero’s we thought we had to be.” Backstreets, Bruce Springsteen Here at badDOLPHIN, we love a good flick. Especially a good indie flick. We also love a good party. The...

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California Grill: Still Stellar

November 15, 2010
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California Grill at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort “I’d like to rest my heavy head tonight on a bed of California Stars.” Wilco and Woody Guthrie Among us Disney geeks and freaks, the great debate over which Walt Disney World restaurant is the overall best will seemingly never be settled. There are those that...

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Brewtally Awesome: Tampa Bay Brewing Company

October 27, 2010
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Brewtally Awesome:  Tampa Bay Brewing Company

Tampa Bay Brewing Company 1600 East 8th Avenue, Ybor City — Tampa, Florida | 813-247-1422 Weekdays: 11am to 11pm | Fri, Sat: 11am to midnight | Sunday: Noon to 11pm “Ybor City is tres speedy, but they throw such killer parties. Killer parties almost killed me…” Craig Finn, The Hold Steady To us guys,...

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Iron Chef Cora’s Kouzzina at Disney’s BoardWalk

October 24, 2010
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Iron Chef Cora’s Kouzzina at Disney’s BoardWalk

Cat Cora’s Kouzzina Disney’s BoardWalk, Walt Disney World, Orlando Last week during our annual family Disney vacation in Orlando, we were excited to dine at Cat Cora’s new restaurant at Disney’s BoardWalk, Kouzzina. However,  I  am sorry to report, it was a disappointment. As we were seated at our table and as I looked...

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The Total Package: Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando

October 16, 2010
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The Total Package: Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando

Gaylord Palms Resort 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34746 Let’s get this out of the way right now, I’m not going to resort to any of the seemingly endless puns available in my review of the Gaylord Palms Hotel. I’m not going to joke about the S.S. Gaylord docked in the Key West...

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joeA’s Rant: Theme Park Parking Fees

October 11, 2010
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I bought my first Walt Disney World “Four Seasons” pass back in 1994, essentially, it’s today’s “Seasonal Pass,” exclusive to Florida residents. The Four Seasons pass had block out dates, like today’s seasonal passes, and did not include parking. Forgive me if I sound like an old fart, but back in the day you...

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Badass French Canadians: Cirque du Soleil’s “La Nouba”

October 4, 2010
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Badass French Canadians: Cirque du Soleil’s “La Nouba”

Cirque du Soleil’s “La Nouba” Downtown Disney, Walt Disney World, Orlando Once upon a time, there was a magical theater in the heart of a magical land… Maybe it’s because I am French Canadian. Or maybe it’s because I love lingering around the spot where dreams and reality intertwine. One thing I know for...

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