Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Florida AG Pam Bondi, please accept my Instagram follow request

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 1:17 PM

It's been a week now since I sent Florida AG Pam Bondi a follow request on her private Instagram account, and yet I'm still locked out. What are you hiding in there, Pam?! Sandwiches? Sunsets? Golf outings with Donald Trump? Whatever it is, let me "heart" that shit. Let...

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Motorists have now killed more Florida panthers in 2016 than any other year

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Last night a panther was struck and killed by a vehicle in Collier County, bringing the total number killed by motorists in 2016 to 31 – an all time record for the state of Florida. According to the Tampa Bay Times, biologists found the carcass of a 2-year-old female...

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29 free concerts happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 11:32 AM

Wednesday, Dec. 7 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints Of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave. Thursday, Dec. 8 Thursday Jazz Jams 8 pm at Austin's Coffee, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave.,...

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Florida AG Pam Bondi won't 'confirm or deny' speculation on Trump

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi offered little information Tuesday about her future or her discussions with President-elect Donald Trump, as she made one of her first appearances in Tallahassee since meeting with Trump last week in New York. Bondi, who is term-limited from running again for attorney general in 2018,...

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This year's winners of Orlando Story Club get down to the truth at the Best of 2016 edition

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Stories are more than warm, fuzzy concepts reserved for children – they’re essential to survival. Humans use storytelling to make sense of a confusing world and find meaning. Narratives can entertain, identify patterns, share wisdom, transmit history and help us see another’s point of view. In short, we all need...

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Lawsuit calls for Florida recount, cites hacking and malfunctioning voting machines

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:49 PM

A lawsuit filed Monday in Central Florida is claiming Hillary Clinton lost the state of Florida because of hacking, malfunctioning voting machines and other problems. According to USA Today, three Plaintiffs from Osceola and Volusia counties filed a lawsuit in Leon Circuit Court, asking that every ballot in the...

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Local writers vent about the events of the past month at Lil Indies tonight for Loose Lips

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Everyone’s been talking about what a Trump presidency is going to mean for punk rock and comedy, but this week you can get a glimpse at what the next four years is going to mean for the writing community. Five local writers (Teege Braune, Kira Calvaresi, Simba Castano, Hunter Choate...

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Pianist Carol Stein plays insanely impromptu performance at Timucua, plus update on Benoit Glazer's condition

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 11:25 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND The holiday season is upon us and, man, the spirit is needed like never before. With a high-water mark year of death and despair, we could all use a concentrated dose of escapism to take us anywhere but the here and now for a little while....

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Bonilla, VanderLey sworn in as new Orange County commissioners

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Emily Bonilla and Betsy VanderLey were sworn in Tuesday for their first four-year term as elected representatives on the Orange County Board of Commissioners. District 3 commissioner Pete Clarke was also sworn in for his second term at the oath of office ceremony at the Orange County Convention Center....

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Florida projected to make over $1 billion in medical marijuana sales over next 3 years

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:58 AM

With the passing of Amendment 2 last November, an industry report released Tuesday projects the state of Florida will reach $1.6 billion in medical marijuana sales within the next 3 years. New Frontier Data and Arcview Market Research stated that by the year 2020, Florida's medical marijuana industry will experience...

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