Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Grayson threatens reporter with arrest after questions on domestic abuse allegations

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 2:40 PM

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson was caught on video threatening to call police on a Politico reporter who was asking him questions about a report where his ex-wife Lolita Grayson says she repeatedly went to law enforcement officials accusing the congressman of alleged domestic abuse over a two-decade period.  Politico released...

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We are(n't) the robots: Florida man isn't "Kraftwerk," just "David Sanborn"

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 2:40 PM

The power of belief is a funny thing, it can make us believe in gods, aliens, or even that a Lakeland man legally changed his name to "Kraftwerk."  David "Not Kraftwerk" Sanborn took the internet by storm last week with an album on Flickr called "Kraftwerk's Big Day", wherein he...

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Bernie Sanders visits Florida delegates, calls for party unity at Dem convention

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 2:16 PM

With Florida set to play a pivotal role in the November elections, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to a breakfast for the state's delegation to the Democratic National Convention and made a pitch for party unity. Sanders' impromptu appearance came one day after some of...

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Cloak & Dapper will close Ivanhoe Village store

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:11 PM

High-end men's boutique Cloak & Dapper will soon be closing the doors of its brick and mortar Ivanhoe Village shop. As first reported by Bungalower, owner Calvin Cearley (who in 2012 modeled for the cover of our BITE magazine; see below) will now focus solely on online sales and pop-up projects.  Cearly...

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Eat This Now: The 'squoctopus' at Seito Sushi Baldwin Park

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Two weeks ago at Seito Sushi in Baldwin Park, we were lucky enough to be the guinea pigs for an exquisitely prepared cephalopodic composition courtesy executive chef Austin Boyd, one of our town's greatest talents. The description, like the dish itself, is a mouthful: ground octopus with purple rice and...

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Hardcore band 430 Steps to play Will's Pub tonight

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:15 PM

Orlando's 430 Steps play a brutal, no-frills, no-fuss hardcore, thankfully free of post-hardcore tricks, with just a touch of crossover. They play tonight at Will's Pub (if you want a live music experience that's a little more kinetic and speed-oriented than the Sleep show downtown) as part of a bill...

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Timucua White House resolves parking issues with City of Orlando

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:56 AM

As reported by the Daily City, the city of Orlando has entered into a long-term parking agreement with the Timucua Arts White House, effectively resolving the dispute with the city over parking in the neighborhood venue. Under this agreement, attendees of Timucua events may use the surface parking lot next...

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MTV's 'True Life' will debut episode on survivors of Pulse mass shooting

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:52 AM

MTV is debuting "True Life: We are Orlando" on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. with an episode focusing on survivors of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse that killed 49 and injured 53.  MTV says in a news release that the show will center on four survivors...

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Last chance to register for next month's primary is Aug. 1

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 9:48 AM

The Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump drama has been so pervasive it's easy to forget we are having our own important elections in Florida as well.  Next Monday is your last chance to register to vote or change your party for the upcoming Aug. 30 primary, according to the Orange...

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Deltona high school wants you to be aware of their 'Scohol'

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 7:02 AM

Pine Ridge High School in Deltona, Florida, wants drivers to be aware that they're in a "Scohol Zone."  A photo was uploaded to Reddit on July, 24 showing a really really unfortunate paint job in front of the Volusia County school. The moral of the story here? Stay in scohol,...

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