Friday, July 1, 2016

Womp-womp: Kool Keith's flight delayed, show at Will's rescheduled

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 7:44 PM

Attention, attention, all halfsharkalligatorhalfmen. Abandon ship! Due to tornado warnings, Kool Keith's flight has been delayed and his show that was scheduled for tonight at Will's Pub is being rescheduled. The new date will be Wednesday, July 27. If you already bought a ticket, hold on to it as it...

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An Orangutan escaped from its enclosure at Busch Gardens today

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 6:52 PM

An orangutan decided to take a stroll through Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Florida, Friday afternoon.  Apparently the ape somehow climbed out of its enclosure and up into some nearby trees.  "Classic Busch Gardens, so like that thing could destroy us right now if it wanted right?" says an...

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OneOrlando plans to distribute funds to Pulse families, survivors by October

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 6:37 PM

The city of Orlando says the OneOrlando Fund, the largest collection of money for victims' families and survivors of the Pulse tragedy, plans to disperse millions of dollars by Oct. 1.  The date is not finalized, but the city says in a press release it wants to distribute the funds...

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Florida gators don't care about your fence

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 5:17 PM

So far this summer, Florida residents have seen a 16-foot alligator roaming a golf course, a 5-foot alligator casually walking across a crosswalk and now an 8-foot alligator climbing a fence. A video from Wednesday, July 29, shows an alligator climbing a chain-link fence at the Hideaway Country Club in...

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Florida residents are fed up with people having sex in this park

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 3:47 PM

Colohatchee Park has a problem and for once in Florida, it’s not an animal that’s hugely out of proportion, though it may involve some bears.  The New Times Broward-Palm Beach reports residents of Wilton Manors, the "second gayest city in America," are complaining about too much sex in the park,...

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Petition urges Publix to drop Big Sugar following toxic algae outbreak

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 3:23 PM

While Florida Gov. Rick Scott blames the Federal government for our most recent toxic algae bloom, environmentalists say the real culprit is Big Sugar, which, they're claiming, triggered the outbreak when runoff found its way into Lake Okeechobee.  Brent Meinhold, who manages the Ohana Surf Shop in Stuart, Florida, says...

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Just a reminder that Florida wildlife really hates your fireworks

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 2:44 PM

While lighting fireworks in celebration of July 4 is a classic American tradition, it's important to remember that your pets hate your fireworks, your neighbors hate your fireworks, and pretty much every living thing outside of your close circle of friends and family probably, most definitely, hates your fireworks. ...

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Video shows toxic algae-covered manatee in Florida drinking from hose

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 2:26 PM

Florida's most recent toxic algae outbreak is so bad some manatees are resorting to drinking from a hose.  A video of a manatee in Stuart from Thursday, June 30, shows the mammal surrounded by toxic green algae. When a family notices the manatee struggling through the algae in their backyard,...

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First Listen: Orlando's LSDogs release two tracks off upcoming 'Creeps' EP

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 2:20 PM

Orlando's very own Total Punk Records will be dropping their next 45 of outsider punk noise on July 5, but we've got a preview of both sides of this record, just for you.  The release in question is Creeps, the debut release from New Orleans' LSDogs, a new band with members...

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Justin Bieber offers tribute to Pulse victims, Christina Grimmie at Orlando show

Posted By on Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 1:26 PM

Fans screaming with Justin Bieber fever paused briefly while Biebs took time to honor the Pulse victims at his Orlando concert last night. During the show, Justin Bieber offered a sincere and solemn tribute to the Pulse nightclub victims. As he sang "Purpose," the title track from his latest album, the names...

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