Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Today only you can adopt a $5 cat for 'Cinco de Meow'

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:02 PM

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo and because there are too many cats that need 'forever homes,' all day today at Orange County Animal Services, cat adoptions are only $5! That's right, $5 cats!  “Our shelter sees an increase in the cat population during the summer months as a...

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Two restaurants on the verge of happening in College Park, plus: bikes!

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:57 PM

College Parkers are very patient people, clearly. Not only have they been waiting for their outpost of PR's Taco Palace to open for more than a year now, the sign teasing Armando's opening in the old Wildsides/Hangar/Harmoni space is totally tantalizing. It looks like progress is finally being...

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Concert pic of the week: Tyler, the Creator before his crazed, adoring fans

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:32 PM

We got a lot of great photos in this week, but it's always a madhouse any time Tyler, the Creator drops into his chosen local venue, the Plaza Live. Before the show, a line of young fans wrapped nearly completely around the exterior of the building before packing into...

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Our juggalo-inspired motivational posters are better than Buzzfeed's

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Last October, we got all wide-eyed when Insane Clown Posse's Shockfest caused a juggalo swarm on Venue 578. But to get pumped up for the show, we had this Faygo-fueled stray idea to highlight our favorite juggalo lyrics as motivational posters and consequently had a lot of fun putting together...

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Local baker makes good on Food Network's spring baking competition

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 9:01 AM

Notice a familiar face on the second episode of Food Network's Spring Baking Championship? That's Juliana Evans, graduate of Dr. Phillips High School (circa 1997), blogger, proprietor and head baker of the now-closed food truck and cupcake boutique Graciously Sweet. Host Duff Goldman (of Ace of Cakes fame) is...

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Ryan Gosling finally eats his cereal. Rest well, Ryan McHenry

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Ryan McHenry, the guy who created the Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal memes on Vine, has lost his battle with cancer. You can see all eight of his videos below (don't worry, it's short): In his honor, Ryan Gosling posted a Vine last night in which he finally...

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Nepal orphanage founded by Orlando woman needs help after the earthquakes

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 7:57 PM

Last week, shortly after we learned of the earthquake that devastated Kathmandu, we received a message telling us that Rising Lotus Children's Village, a Nepal orphanage founded by Orlando resident Tracy Brandt (who also runs the Got Karma? gift shop in Ivanhoe Village), is struggling to stay afloat after the...

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Disney unveils new line of 'May the 4th Be With You' gear

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 6:44 PM

Today is "Star Wars Day," because it's May 4th and people love to say the phrase, "May the fourth be with you." So, in lieu of the the fan-proclaimed holiday and its new ownership of the Star Wars franchise, the Disney merchandising squad have released a brand new line...

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Two Orlando restaurants make Thrillist's list of 12 Best Brunches in Florida Outside Miami

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 4:01 PM

If you haven't heard, brunch is big right now. Thrillist named Florida's 12 best brunches in a mouth-watering listicle, and two of O-town's mid-morning meals made the cut: Dexter's of Thornton Park was touted for their Monte Cristo waffle sandwich stuffed with Swiss cheese, ham and raspberry jam between...

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