Wednesday, December 17, 2014

CBC warns of future Floridian 'climate refugees' fleeing from rising sea levels

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Here in Orlando, we love our Canadian snowbirds — mostly. Getting stuck behind one in traffic may cause you to tear your hair out, but they make up for it by pumping thousands of their loonies (and toonies!) into the local economy.  This week, though, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published...

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Redlight Redlight saves Christmas!

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Redlight Redlight hosts Christmas pop-up shop for last-minute shoppers who need a beer.

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This Little Underground: Florida-connected Greyhounds at Backbooth

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 9:03 AM

This Little Underground is Orlando Weekly's music column providing perspective, live reviews and news on the city's music scene. Read the latest column here. Austin band Greyhounds isn’t terribly well-known and the attendance showed at their recent concert (Dec. 12, Backbooth), which is unfortunate because it was a pretty knockout...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Astronautalis comes back to his Florida roots with Backbooth performance

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Though Astronautalis is famously from Jacksonville, Florida – seemingly one of the least likely places for a verbose alternative rapper to make his mark – he still has some roots in Orlando. His 2003 debut, You and Yer Good Ideas, was released by Orlando-based independent label Fighting Records. Tonight, the...

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The Sh-Booms host a Back to the Future-themed dance party

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:57 PM

Hey, butthead! If you love Back to the Future, you should time it right to show up at Will’s Pub Thursday night to attend their riff on the trilogy’s Enchantment Under the Sea dance. Featuring local soul shakers the Sh-Booms and DJ Kittybat, you’re sure to hear favorites like...

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Relief in Abstract gifts Orlando with a two-day music festival

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Tasteful electronic label Relief in Abstract packaged up a sweet end-of- year gift for local music fans with Redpoint Music Festival, a two-day excursion into dance-driven beats, trippy visuals and original music. Day One sees Case Work, Boxing at the Zoo, Henrietta, Bellows and Ark at the community-driven venue...

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PETA is a SeaWorld shareholder, and they're suggesting that the company invest in orca sanctuaries

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Our minds were blown when we learned that PETA was a shareholder in SeaWorld, but according to spokesman David Perle, PETA purchased stock in the marine-mammal parks when SeaWorld held its IPO in 2013.  "PETA purchased stock in SeaWorld when it first became publicly available, in April of 2013...

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Your OW-sourced NYE events

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Orlando Weekly's New Year's Eve 2014 event roundup.

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Machine Gun America attraction to open in Orlando area this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Machine Gun America is a real thing – it's an attraction that features all sorts of opportunities for you to shoot big, honking machine guns for fun and pleasure – and it's opening in Kissimmee this weekend. On Dec. 20, you can pretend to be a soldier and shoot...

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Surprise! Jeb Bush is running for President

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 10:36 AM

via NBC News Because nobody suspected this was going to happen, the man who is currently making a living dismantling public education, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, is basically going to be the Republican nominee for President in 2016. (Uh, Santorum and Romney don't seem quite as shiny now)....

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