Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pulse 911 calls record panic, frustration during mass shooting

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 4:48 PM

Three hours after the first reports of shots fired at the gay nightclub Pulse on June 12, a father called 911 in hopes of helping his son. The call, made at 5:03 a.m., came right as Orlando Police broke a wall to get into the club.  "He's still in the bathroom...

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People are now paddle boarding through the streets in Florida

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 4:06 PM

Tropical Depression 9 has now been upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine, but this paddle boarder doesn't seem too worried about that.  A video posted to Facebook today, shows a paddle boarder enjoying the flooded streets in Indian Rocks Beach.  He's got the right idea. ...

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A Longwood resident filmed a close encounter with a bear, and the FWC isn't happy about it

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:22 PM

A video released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows a fearless black bear coming up to a woman in the Markham woods area in Longwood, Florida, and while nothing bad happened, the FWC isn't too pleased about the whole interaction.  "While we are glad that no...

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Circa and Eugene Snowden, a juxtaposition of two Orlando soul men (Will's Pub)

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 2:50 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND There was a recent joint birthday show (Aug. 29, Will’s Pub) for Eugene Snowden and Circa, two soul singers with different points of view. Snowden, the veteran, is as established as they come. The joint chief of the Legendary JC’s didn’t originate soul in this city,...

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Someone broke into Redlight Redlight this morning

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 2:34 PM

The Audubon Park craft beer bar Redlight Redlight was broken into early Wednesday morning.  The bar informed the public of the robbery with a Facebook post showing a smashed in front door. According to the post, no one was hurt, however cash and a laptop were stolen.  In a weird twist...

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OPD and OCSO team up for crosswalk crackdown Thursday morning

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 1:17 PM

If your daily commute takes you over a pedestrian crosswalk (y'know, those white-striped pathways marked with signs and flashing lights that sometimes show up in the middle of a block), you'd better be paying attention tomorrow morning. To focus attention on their Best Foot Forward program, the Orlando Police...

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Universal Orlando introduces new annual pass options and raises prices

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:30 PM

This morning, Universal Orlando added a new annual pass option and raised the price for all existing annual passes. Luckily, Florida resident discounts still exist after all the changes. The new seasonal annual pass is the cheapest option at $284.99 for non-residents and $259.99 for Florida residents. It excludes entry from June 10...

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First commercial flight from Florida to Cuba took off today

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:32 AM

Today is a historic day for the U.S. and Floridians especially. A Jetblue flight from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, made its way to Santa Clara, Cuba in the first regular passenger flight between the U.S. and Cuba in 50 years. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was on the 9:45 a.m. flight. The...

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31 free concerts in Orlando this week (8/31-9/6)

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:27 AM

Wednesday August 31 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints Of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Oriented Music Group Open Jam 10:45 pm at St. Matthew's Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave....

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Niece of rapper T-Pain stabbed to death in Tallahassee

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:27 AM

The niece of rapper T-Pain, Javona Glover, was stabbed to death in a Tallahassee Walgreens early Tuesday morning, according to Tallahassee station WCTV. The 23-year old Glover was attacked at a Walgreens on West Tennessee St. on Tuesday, stabbed repeatedly, and died as a result of injuries, despite medical care...

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