Friday, April 24, 2015

Beer 30 Friday: Florida Legislature finally approves 64-ounce growlers

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:23 PM

The biggest beer news in the state this week was the unanimous passage of a growler bill in both the State house and Senate. The bill, SB 186, only has to be signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott, who we're hoping takes the aisle-bridging bipartisan support for this bill...

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Film Review: 'See You In Valhalla' is tolerable at best

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:29 PM

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before—an estranged family is reunited through tragedy and after 90 minutes at each other’s throats they learn to love one another, warts and all. Such is the familiar case with See You in Valhalla, a by-the-numbers family "dramedy" with a few meager...

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You can do magic: Kostya Kimlat to lead magic classes at Dr. Phil summer camp

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 10:52 AM

This summer, the Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness (say that in one breath) will partner with Kostya Kimlat and his "team of certified and trained magicians" in a weeklong session at their inaugural summer camp. According to the Dr. Phil communiqué we just received,...

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You may want to plan for a designated driver if you're hitting the Downtown Pour this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Church Street in downtown Orlando was made for block parties, and we can’t think of a better place for this year’s Downtown Pour. More than 40 vendors will line the streets, which will be closed to vehicle traffic, pouring sips of wine, beer and spirits for participants who can (and...

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Floridaman tries to kiss venomous snake and is immediately bitten on the lips

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Last Saturday, Wimauma resident Austin Hatfield, a man whose hobby is kissing snakes, was not surprisingly bitten in the face by a cottonmouth he kept in a pillow case. It was originally reported that Hatfield was bitten after the snake (also known as a water moccasin) escaped the pillowcase....

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Check out the promo for the Boss Krang art show featuring Pat Fraley, the original voice actor

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM

If you’re a child of the ’90s, you likely spent your weekday afternoons after school watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the floor of your parents’ living room. Though Mike, Don, Leo and Raph’s most famous enemy has always been Shredder – the nemesis of their mentor, Splinter – the...

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Celebrate Earth Day with lots of fun, music and learning at Lake Eola Park

Posted By on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 8:34 AM

Earth is pretty OK. It has a bunch of air we can breathe, water we can drink and food we can eat. And until we can find a habitable exosolar planet to colonize (fingers crossed for you, Kepler-442b!), it’s pretty much the only place we can live. Each year, the...

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Orange County Animal Services is full, so now would be a great time to adopt a pet

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 5:28 PM

Orange County Animal Services is full – so full that the shelter is running out of room, and it needs adopters to come adopt some dogs and cats just to make room for the insane number of animals it's taking in daily. The shelter usually averages about 50 animals coming...

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Alafaya Trail McDonald's lets customers create their own burgers

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:27 PM

A McDonald's located on Alafaya Trail has become the first one in the area to launch a new create-your-own burger concept – and it's not just any McDonald's either. This one has a tie to Winter Park gastropub the Ravenous Pig, so the willingness to be inventive should come...

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15-Minutes of Fame Film Festival to hit I-Drive

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 1:57 PM

The 15-Minutes of Fame Film Festival comes to Orlando's I-Drive.

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