Friday, December 9, 2016

Zagat names their '10 Hottest Restaurants in Orlando' and we have to admit they are spot-on

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM

This week Zagat.com released a list of the 10 Hottest Restaurants in Orlando, and we took notice. Their list, compiled from diners who rate the restaurants using Zagat's iOS app, is below. In July, Zagat announced they had streamlined their old 30-point review system with a new 5-point scale,...

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Trump, Pence will visit Orlando next week on 'Thank You Tour'

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 6:01 PM

President-elect Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence are coming to Orlando next week to thank all of you, despite the fact this city overwhelmingly voted for Hillary Clinton. Trump apparently did not have enough of the rabble-rousing rallies he held throughout the campaign and is coming back for more...

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'Dualidad y Castigo,' a play about a gay priest confronting his church, debuts at FUERZAFest tonight

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 5:26 PM

Edwin Ocasio says the contradictions he encountered while attending a Catholic school in Puerto Rico led to the idea behind "Dualidad y Castigo," a play about a gay priest who confronts his church. The play, which means "Duality and Punishment" in Spanish, makes its debut Friday at 7 p.m. in...

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Two new coffee places to get nice and jittery this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 5:08 PM

There's no decaf on weekends, pal.

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Rick Scott says Miami Beach is free of Zika transmission

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 3:17 PM

Saying part of Miami Beach has been cleared, Gov. Rick Scott's administration announced Friday that Florida does not have any identified areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted by mosquitoes. The newly cleared area spanned about 1.5 square miles between 8th and 28th streets in Miami Beach. The state...

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Visage Nightclub returns for one night only at Independent Bar this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 3:01 PM

If you want to know why the name Visage holds such fond memories for former dance floor kings and queens of a certain age, you have only to search for “Visage on Channel 9” on YouTube (or just watch the video above). Reporter Todd Ulrich took a camera crew for...

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Judge denies second request from Trump to drop Florida golf club lawsuit

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM

A federal judge denied another request by President-elect Donald Trump to throw out a lawsuit against his Jupiter golf club for allegedly bilking club members out of an estimated $6 million in deposits. Trump has been able to maneuver his way out of going to trial for the lawsuit against Trump University by...

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Happy birthday, WPRK

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 1:41 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Last night, WPRK celebrated its 64th anniversary by taking over the Will’s Pub compound, having bands play and broadcasting live (Dec. 8). That kind of longevity is amazing, and incredibly fortunate. The Rollins College station is the only true instance in the area of what the term...

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Pulse owner says she will reopen nightclub at new location

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 1:32 PM

Barbara Poma told WMFE 90.7 News today that she plans to reopen the gay nightclub Pulse, under the same name, but in a different location. Poma told WMFE's Amy Green that the new club will be similar to the original "because that is what supporters and former staffers say they...

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Crosstown Sounds saves Christmas at Sandwich Bar tonight

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 1:01 PM

Todd Love, 2muchD, Jai Biotic and Soul de Funk throw an Xmas bash Crosstown Sounds style- house, techno, deep grooves- with the added promise of free cookies and ubiquitous drunk Santas. Music starts at roughly 10 p.m. tonight at the Sandwich Bar. Show is free. ...

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