Friday, May 26, 2017

UPDATE: Lineup announced for RAINN benefit show replacing PWR BTTM concert

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 2:17 PM

In the thick of their very public and precipitous fall from grace, we reported on May 16 that the Orlando stop of the now-cancelled tour by PWR BTTM was being steered locally into something positive: a benefit for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), the nation's largest organization battling sexual...

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Enjoy this drone footage of sharks snacking on a bait ball off the coast of Florida

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 1:46 PM

An impressive drone video shows a couple of lucky sharks snacking on the ocean's version of an all-you-can-eat fish buffet. The video, by YouTube user Ceebz Gerard, was filmed near Fort Lauderdale and shows a massive school of mullet being chased around by sharks and a few other larger...

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A Florida cyclist hit by a truck is being deported after deputy asks if he's 'illegal'

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 1:46 PM

An undocumented cyclist who was hit by truck at a crosswalk in Key West is being deported after a responding deputy asked him if he was "illegal." Univision reports Marcos Huete, 31, of Honduras, was riding his bicycle to work on April 27 when he was hit by a driver...

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Grumpy old man unplugs bounce house at Florida birthday party

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 1:06 PM

A grumpy old man caused multiple injuries after he allegedly unplugged a bounce house at a girl's birthday party in Port St. Lucie, Florida. According to CBS 12, the party, which also included a DJ, was on May 21 and was hosted by the girl's mother, Deborah Romero. Surveillance...

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Please don't use gators to open your shitty beer

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 12:35 PM

A recent video posted to YouTube shows a pair of golfer-bros using a baby alligator to open a can of Bud Light, which was then, of course, immediately shotgunned. While it's unclear if the video was filmed in Florida, it is clear that drunk bros are using wildlife to open...

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DJ Magic Mike brings the bass back to House of Blues

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:35 AM

As DJ Screw is to Houston and RZA is to New York City, so is DJ Magic Mike to Orlando. Basically, a treasure, a monument, an institution. And kicking back against becoming a museum piece, he's still making music and DJing very regularly around town! Magic Mike (née Christopher Martin)...

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Disney's Pandora: The World of Avatar is now in soft-opening mode

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:33 AM

Though the official grand opening isn't until Saturday, May 27, right now guests at Disney's Animal Kingdom can get a sneak peek of Pandora: The World of Avatar. So, if you're planning on heading to the parks today, now's your chance to hop on Flight of Passage or Na'vi River...

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Caribbean Carnival comes to Camping World Stadium this weekend

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Memorial Day Weekend is a reason for food, music and fun in a much different way for the Caribbean crowd. For years, the Original Orlando Carnival Association has turned the city into an extravagant, colorful celebration of island culture, and in its 30th year, it's expected to be one for...

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Return to the Black Lodge at Body Talk's Twin Peaks Party this weekend

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:06 AM

We're not going to talk about Judy, we're just going to keep her out of it. And we're not going to speculate about the relative damn-fineness of David Lynch revisiting his iconic, deeply strange and dark-as-fuck television masterpiece after 25 years. However, we can predict that this Body//Talk Twin Peaks...

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bar Rescue is reportedly 'rescuing' Copper Rocket in Maitland

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 5:23 PM

Bar Rescue, a reality show where host Jon Taffer viciously rips bar owners a new one on a weekly basis, is reportedly "rescuing" The Copper Rocket in Maitland at this very moment. A source close to the show told Orlando Weekly that Jon Taffer – a man who doesn't...

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