Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Learn how the History Center is preserving Pulse tributes at an informative talk Saturday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 6:08 PM

Every day, dozens of people visit the gay nightclub Pulse to leave flowers, teddy bears, rainbow flags and candles. If you think about it, that’s hundreds of tributes in the 10 months that have passed since the mass shooting at Pulse that killed 49 people. Not to mention the...

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Orlando Science Center becomes an adult playground for the Science of Wine fundraiser

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 5:08 PM

Orlando Science Center turns into an adult playground with tons of food and wine stations, interactive exhibits and more during the annual Science of Wine fundraiser. Enjoy samples from some of the area’s best restaurants, paired with a variety of fine wines. Then learn (or attempt to learn) about oenology...

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New downtown restaurant Reyes Mezcaleria shooting for May Day opening

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 4:38 PM

Jason Chin may have single-handedly injected new life into the gastronomic heart of Baldwin Park with Osprey Tavern and Seito Sushi, but his wife Sue Chin took restaurant interior design in that neighborhood to new levels. Now the savvy pair are out to tackle the North Quarter and if these photos...

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Get a jump on celebrating Cinco de Mayo at the Florida Salsa Festival on Sunday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 4:12 PM

If you usually find yourself dancing, eating salsa and boozing during the weekend, or you just can’t wait for Cinco de Mayo to put on your best sombrero, this event could be for you. The annual Florida Salsa Festival is back and ready to ring in Cinco early with unlimited...

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Trump's robot probably won't say a word at Disney's Hall of Presidents

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:41 PM

While it would make sense to hear a Trump robot talk about how he once beat Hillary Clinton in the election, or just flat out say "grab 'em by the pussy," there's a strong chance our current president's robot at Disney's Hall of Presidents won't say anything at all....

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Hawks are attacking residents in an Oviedo neighborhood

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:35 PM

When you walk down the driveway to your mailbox, the last thing you might expect is an aerial assault. But one Oviedo woman experienced just that this week when a nesting hawk swooped out of the sky and attacked, leaving her bloody and wounded. Beverly Bonadonna told WKMG that...

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Teen girl was accidentally shot during drug deal, says Orange County Sheriff's Office

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 2:35 PM

A 15-year-old girl who was fatally shot on accident by her friend was killed during a drug deal, not while she and her friends were headed to Krispy Kreme for doughnuts, say deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Ramsys Javier Cruz Abreu, 22, was additionally charged with manslaughter, failure to...

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If the government shutdown happens, all of Florida's national parks will close

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:55 PM

The clock is ticking as Congress remains in a standstill over a federal spending plan with a Friday deadline. If Congress can't find common ground and the federal government is shut down, Floridians will be feeling those effects here in the Sunshine State. In Florida, there are 12 national parks,...

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Play cards, eat well and support iDignity at DoveCote's "Casino Night" fundraiser

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:20 PM

Gambling isn't legal in Florida, but if you consider yourself something of a card shark, you won't have to go to Vegas to flip the chips this weekend. DoveCote, the French brasserie that's created quite a stir in the Bank of America building downtown, is hosting a philanthropic Casino Night...

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Florida House, Senate leaders agree on budget outline

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:39 PM

House and Senate leaders struck a deal Tuesday on the broad outline of a budget after a topsy-turvy day at the Capitol, clearing the way for negotiations that could allow the session to end as scheduled on May 5. The deal capped off nearly two weeks of talks between House...

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