Thursday, October 27, 2016

Rubio and Murphy fight about Trump, Syria during second debate

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 10:38 AM

Donald Trump and Kurdish militias little known among Florida voters dominated the second and final debate Wednesday between U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican seeking re-election, and his Democratic challenger, Congressman Patrick Murphy. With national Democrats essentially pulling the plug on help for his campaign, Murphy tried repeatedly to lash...

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Orlando Zombie Ball returns to Venue 578 with a party to die for

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM

You could spend your Halloween drunkenly begging neighbors for candy and eventually making it to a lame house party that only plays the Spooky Scary Skeletons remix, or you could actually have a good time this weekend at Orlando Weekly’s Orlando Zombie Ball. The kind of party you’d die for...

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AIGA sponsors a charity pumpkin carving contest at GUTS Orlando

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 6:00 AM

As any McSweeney’s fan will tell you, it’s Decorative Gourd Season. And the king of those gourds is obviously the pumpkin. But if you’re out of ideas for what to carve into your spiceless orange canvas – a silly face? a scary face? a Trumpkin? – let the pros from...

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Florida's oldest manatee, Snooty, enters Guinness World Records after turning 68

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 7:19 PM

Snooty, the cutest and probably only 68-year-old sea cow you'll ever meet, is once again in the book of Guinness World Records for being the oldest manatee in captivity.  Snooty, who was born on July 21, 1948, has lived at South Florida Museum in Bradenton since he was brought to the facility...

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Rubio and Murphy gear up for second debate tonight

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 4:16 PM

Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy will face off for the second and probably final debate Wednesday night in the race for U.S. Senate.  Sponsored by Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association, the debate begins 7 p.m. at Broward College in Davie. In Orlando, you can watch the debate on...

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Actress Alfre Woodard celebrates Hillary's birthday in Orlando today with early voter birthday bash

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Early voters can celebrate Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's 69th birthday tonight with Luke Cage actress Alfre Woodard. The party starts at 5 p.m. at the Downtown Orlando Recreation Center, which is currently an early voting center.  Three birthday celebrations supporting early votes for Hillary are happening in Florida...

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Head to IKEA for the 'Cook and Eat Your Way' event on Nov. 5

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:30 PM

There are so many reasons you should be buying your kitchen supplies at IKEA, especially spatulas, spoons, cutting boards, measuring utensils and all the other tools that get so used and beaten up during marathon cooking sessions during the holidays. Not to mention some of the cutest dishware we've ever...

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Jerry Springer will host The Price Is Right Live in Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:15 PM

Jerry Springer is collaborating with The Price Is Right Live to bring Orlando fans the chance to win fabulous at Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts.  The game show will be held in the Walt Disney Theater, where Springer will host two back-to-back shows on Sunday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m....

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Next up for Winter Park's Lakeside Crossing: Brownies!

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 12:38 PM

Chuys Tex-Mex and Bulla Gastrobar are doing brisk business in Winter Park's Lakeside Crossing shopping center, and Hawaiian-Asian-sushi joint Kona Grill has announced a Nov. 21 opening. Now comes word that Brazilian brownie-and-coffee chain Brownieria will open in December inside the shiny new retail/entertainment complex. The café specializes in coffee...

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SeaWorld Orlando penguin has its own wetsuit and it's adorable

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 11:10 AM

A female penguin at SeaWorld Orlando, suffering from feather loss, was given a cute little wetsuit that will undoubtedly save its life. According to SeaWorld, the adelie penguin, which lives in the "Antartica: Empire of the Penguin" exhibit, was having a tough time regulating her body temperature, so naturally, the wardrobe...

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