Friday, December 2, 2016

A definitive ranking of Starbucks' 2016 holiday beverages

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 5:01 PM

We know Foxtail Coffee just opened (and we definitely encourage a visit because it's adorable and the java is A+), but if you haven't stopped by a Starbucks lately for a holiday drink, you really should. This year's new and returning Red Cup Coffees and non-coffee beverages are really getting...

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Disney's CEO will advise Trump on jobs and economic growth

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 3:50 PM

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger will be joining President-elect Trump's forum of business leaders tasked with advising the president on how policy affects the economy. Trump announced the advisory team, called the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, on Friday. “The Forum, which is composed of some of America’s most...

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OneOrlando Fund has paid $27 million so far to Pulse families and survivors

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:48 PM

The OneOrlando Fund has distributed $27.4 million to the survivors and families of the 49 victims killed at the gay nightclub Pulse. The city of Orlando announced that so far, they've paid out funds to 299 claims, which represent almost all of the eligible claims that were filed. Six claims...

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Florida activist sets up anti-Trump Festivus pole at nativity scene

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:41 PM

A First Amendment activist has added a Festivus pole mocking several aspects of the campaign and post-election season to a Deerfield Beach nativity scene. Chaz Stevens, an atheist and founder of the Religious Liberty Project, is continuing his campaign of terror on Trump supporters. His group is known to have...

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Even more love for the '90s is happening at Will's Pub this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:37 PM

Soooooo, did you love 1996 or what? No!? Then go read about something else. But if you have nothing but fond memories of all the highs and lows of pop culture in the waning days of the "alternative revolution," then Will's Pub is the place to be Friday and Saturday...

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Orlando ranked as top winter travel destination for U.S. travelers

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:36 PM

It seems Orlando's consistently warm weather and screaming good deals are reason enough for Northerners to come and defrost their frozen toes. On Friday, TripAdvisor announced that Orlando is the No. 1 winter travel destination for U.S. travelers – beating out Las Vegas, Cancun and Key West. TripAdvisor mainly looked at search...

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Rapper Sage Francis headlines the Social tonight

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:56 PM

The next installment of Solillaquists Of Sound member Swamburger's handpicked hip-hop shows is happening tonight and the lineup is topped by MC and poet Sage Francis, a mainstay of the alternative wing of hip-hop. Expect a night of crucial left-field grooves and off-the-cuff collaborations (especially given the longstanding camaraderie between Francis...

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The Ravenous Pig will open in new Winter Park location this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:22 PM

The Ravenous Pig, which moved just a few blocks away from its original Winter Park location on Orange Ave., will officially open this Saturday, Dec. 3. The Ravenous Pig's new location, in the former Cask & Larder space on 565 W. Fairbanks Ave., has been completely renovated. “Interior upgrades include new...

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Epcot's Spaceship Earth will become a giant Death Star

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM

To celebrate both Star Wars at Disney's Hollywood Studios and the upcoming film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Epcot's Spaceship Earth will be transformed into a giant Death Star using digital projections. Hosted by the Disney Parks Blog, this special transformation will take place during after hours on December...

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Orange County school is sick and tired of viral 'bottle flipping' trend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:41 AM

The viral trend of "bottle flipping" has caused officials at Avalon Middle School to ask students to not bring disposable plastic water bottles to campus anymore. Basically, bottle flipping is a challenge that involves throwing a full, or partially full, plastic water bottle into the air so that it rotates...

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