Friday, October 28, 2016

President Obama will be at CFE Arena today

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:05 AM

President Barack Obama will be campaigning for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday at the CFE Arena on the campus of the University of Central Florida.  The event in Orlando on Oct. 28 goes from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with doors opening at 3 p.m., according to the Clinton...

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UCF leads way in bringing in state college students

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:30 AM

In the fall of 2014, more than a quarter of the students who had transferred to state universities after earning associate in arts degrees in the Florida State College System were enrolled at the University of Central Florida. The Orlando university's ability to enroll 27.2 percent of the state college...

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Lindsey Stirling shows off her pop violin chops at Bob Carr

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Lindsey Stirling, the young violinist best known for incorporating dancefloor electronics into her music to massive YouTube and chart success, has an incredibly fervent and dedicated following, and they're sure to show up in force to this Dr. Phillips show. Stirling’s music combines classically trained chops with pop smarts for...

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Sia's journey from indie darling to pop sensation brings her to the Amway Center this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Few stories embody the American Dream more than this Australian melodist’s journey from indie darling to recluse to songwriter-to-the-stars and, finally, to bona fide pop sensation at age 40. Her voice and song craftsmanship are enough to keep the world watching even as she hides her face, something that interviewer Howard Stern...

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

East End Market celebrates third anniversary on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 6:07 PM

It's hard to believe Audubon Park food hall East End Market has been open for three years — on one hand we can totally remember the deep anticipation as we waited the last couple of weeks before it opened, but on the other, it's such an integral part of the...

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Omarosa and other 'Women for Trump' surrogates visit Pulse

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:58 PM

The "Women for Trump" bus tour made a stop Thursday at the gay nightclub Pulse where surrogates for the Republican presidential nominee paid their respects to the 49 victims of the massacre.  The group of surrogates included Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Laura Trump, "The Apprentice" star Omarosa, Trump Organization executive Lynne...

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Hello Kitty Cafe truck will be at Florida Mall on Saturday, Oct. 29

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:49 PM

Back in the early and mid-'90s, there was a Sanrio store in just about every mall in Central Florida. Those stores don't exist anymore (and neither do some of the malls), but Sanrio's most popular creation, the wildly adorable Hello Kitty and Friends, most certainly does. And the Hello Kitty...

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Officials warn Florida residents to look out for loose rhesus monkey

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:18 PM

Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are warning Hudson Beach residents of a loose rhesus macaque monkey.   According to the Tampa Bay Times, the FWC is scratching their heads as to how the animal, a non-native species, has ended up in the area. Is it a feral monkey? Someone's...

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Baldwin Park named one of the best neighborhoods in the U.S. for trick-or-treating

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 2:58 PM

As every kid will tell you, some neighborhoods have better candy than others, and as it turns out one of the best in the country is right here in Orlando.  Baldwin Park was ranked as the 12th best neighborhood in the U.S. for trick-or-treating in a study done by HomeUnion...

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One dead, another injured after shooting at Pine Hills barbershop

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 2:32 PM

Orange County deputies are investigating a late-night Wednesday shooting at a Pine Hills barbershop that left one man dead and another man injured.  Brian Berry, 43, was killed in the gunfire that started around 8:15 p.m. at the Strictly Skillz barbershop on 400 N. Pine Hills Road, according to a release...

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