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The Big Sick: The Rom-Com Hit of the Summer

by Sandra Olmsted

Stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star the hot summer hit The Big Sick.

Stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star the hot summer hit The Big Sick.

The Big Sick may just be the little film that can rock the box office amidst the blockbusters of summer, just like Ghost did in 1990. Although the dinner scenes are very similar to those in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, this culture clash comedy has plenty of its own charm, pathos, wit, and twists, making The Big Sick the surprise of the summer.

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Wish Upon: Beat The Heat With Thrills

by Sandra Olmsted

Teenaged Clare (Joey King) struggles with a mysterious wish-granting box in the horror film Wish Upon.

Teenaged Clare (Joey King) struggles with a mysterious wish-granting box in the horror film Wish Upon.

In Wish Upon, teenaged Clare (Joey King) struggles with being a high schooler who isn’t the richest, most popular, or best dressed. Despite a devastating childhood event and the embarrassment of the her father being the local garbage picker and scrap merchant, she’s a good kid who’s going to bloom later. Clare also has two best friends, Meredith (Sydney Park) and June (Shannon Purser), a boy who secretly likes her, Ryan (Ki Hong Lee) and a beloved dog, Max. She also has her father, Jonathan (Ryan Phillippe), a surrogate mom, Mrs. Deluca, (Sherilyn Fenn), and her deceased mom’s wealthy Uncle August (Victor Sutton). She should be thankful, but she still longs not to be bullied by the very popular Darcie (Josephine Langford), and for the attention of Paul (Mitchell Slaggert) who dates Darcie’s best friend, Lola (Daniela Barbosa).

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Florissant Council:

Raising Cane’s Getting Closer to Opening; New Details On Aldi Expansion

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council held a public hearing on plans for a new popular restaurant at Surry Plaza II and passed several bills at Monday’s meeting.

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Sanford and Seminole County

Have Much to Offer For Families

Story and photos By Bob Lindsey

Taking cell phone photos from a Black Hammock Adventures’ airboat ride on Lake Jesup, which is said to have the largest Alliigator population of any Florida lake. (Bob Lindsey photo)

Taking photos from a Black Hammock Adventures’ airboat ride on Lake Jesup, which is said to have the largest Alliigator population of any Florida lake. (Bob Lindsey photo)

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Downtown Sanford Dining

Sanford, FL is a Foodie’s Paradise

For Farm-to-Table Freshness

by Pat Lindsey

OMP PAH PAH? takes center stage at Hollerbach's Willow Tree Cafe.

OM PAH PAH? takes center stage at Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe.

Sanford, FL, about a half hour north of Disney World, is a town of good taste and we recently spent a glorious weekend tasting our way through it. Our gastronomical adventure began with the Sanford Food Tour and ended with a made-to-order breakfast buffet at the Marriott Lake Mary Hotel.

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Home Run Derby Was A Site to Behold

by Randy Gardner

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Randy Gardner

I everyone had a chance to see the Home Run Derby on Tuesday night. What a treat that was to watch. I can honestly say that in years past I have watched it and enjoyed it but nothing like Monday night.

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