Dixe Stampede: RIP

Just in case your vacation plans centered around watching the Civil War being refought through the time-honored medium of ostritch racing:,0,2754708.story?coll=orl_tab01_layout

The show was never my cup of grits, but I feel for the all the entertainment folks (and servers, back-of-house, etc) who will be spending the new year searching for jobs.

Management insists the attraction was profiable, and that they received an offer from a real estate developer that was too good to refuse (There are still real estate developers left in Orlando? Who knew?). But some former employees say there was a move to unionize the show, and rumors abound that it might have contributed to the abrupt shutdown…

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