Monday, September 26, 2016

ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face tour hits Venue 578 with no signs of drowsiness

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Schoolboy Q is off the Percocet and Xanax now, but two and a half years ago, the acclaimed artist told Hot 97’s Angie Martinez – provider of some of the most intimate rap interviews of the past decade – that he’s still into “lean.” For the uninitiated, lean’s dozy effects...

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Tim Kaine hosts presidential debate watch party tonight at Orlando's Church Street Station

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 11:32 AM

While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton verbally battle on stage tonight, Clinton supporters can watch the first presidential debate with Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine in downtown Orlando.  Kaine and the Human Rights Campaign are hosting a debate watch party Monday night at Church Street Station, 225 S. Garland...

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Metal stompers Gojira to play the Plaza Live tonight

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 11:01 AM

French thinking-man’s metallers Gojira might dwell on some heavy lyrical conceits, but they still wrap them in thrashy tonnage, handily approximating the destructive tendencies of their namesake. And is it just us, but are we hearing more than a few hints of the Metallica that people actually liked in Gojira's...

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Arnold Palmer, known as the 'King' of golf, dies at 87

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:34 AM

Beloved Orlando celebrity Arnold Palmer, known as "The King," died Sunday while awaiting cardiac surgery at a Pittsburgh hospital. He was 87.  An influential sports figure, Palmer brought golf to the masses, and in his lifetime, he won more than 90 golf tournaments, including the Masters four times and the U.S. Open...

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Guests at Kennedy Space Center can now explore Mars just like NASA scientists do, via HoloLens

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:23 AM

Among the rockets and space memorabilia, Kennedy Space Center has unveiled the future of interactive, educational experiences. Destination: Mars, a new temporary attraction at the KSC Visitors Center, harnesses the power of Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens. Using HoloLens technology and photos taken via the Curiosity rover on Mars, NASA's...

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SeaWorld Orlando announces its 2017 plans tomorrow; here's what to expect

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 9:26 AM

SeaWorld Orlando will announce details of its 2017 offerings tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 27. Joel Manby, CEO of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, confirmed in August that SeaWorld Orlando would be getting two new experiences in 2017 along with an update to a current one. The strongest rumors currently point to virtual...

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez killed with 2 others in boating crash

Posted By on Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:27 AM

Miami Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernández was killed along with at least two other people in an early Sunday morning boating crash off Miami Beach.  The Miami Herald reports the Marlins' star player was one of three bodies found near a boat up against the jetties. The 24-year-old, who immigrated from Cuba to...

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

SunRail to test Saturday service October through January

Posted By on Sat, Sep 24, 2016 at 2:41 PM

David Porter of local transit blog SunrailRiders says that yesterday, he received a letter from Mayor Buddy Dyer announcing that SunRail will run every Saturday from October through January. As a pilot project in the hopes of expanding the commuter train's services, the SunRail Commission has decided to fund Saturday service...

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Rufio, the best character in 'Hook,' comes to Orlando to capitalize on '90s nostalgia


Posted By on Sat, Sep 24, 2016 at 11:04 AM

It's been 25 years since Dante Basco donned a black-and-red mohawk for his iconic performance as Rufio in Hook, and '90s-kid nostalgia makes him a welcome presence at this week's themed anniversary party for the film. Upon rewatching our childhood favorite, we realized that the movie is a little stranger...

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will be in Orlando next week

Posted By on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:16 PM

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is coming to Orlando next week to remind you Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren't the only people running for president and convince you to vote for a third party this November.  Stein will be speaking Thursday, Sept. 29, at Acacia's El Centro Borinqueño on 1865 N....

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