Friday, October 28, 2016

Tickets for Wrestlemania 33 go on sale Nov. 18, good luck

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM

World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that tickets to WrestleMania 33 at the Camping World Stadium will go on sale via Ticketmaster in three weeks. Though the match itself isn't until April 2, 2017, the scramble for tickets is expected to be rough if 2008's event is any indication. That...

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Florida worker's comp laws ignore Pulse's struggling first responders

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 11:31 AM

Law enforcement officers who heeded their call to duty at the horrific scene at Pulse nightclub on June 12 are suffering from the state law that does not allow them to seek lost wages for mental health diagnoses. As WMFE reported back in September, workers must be able to prove...

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President Obama will be at CFE Arena today

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:05 AM

President Barack Obama will be campaigning for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday at the CFE Arena on the campus of the University of Central Florida.  The event in Orlando on Oct. 28 goes from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with doors opening at 3 p.m., according to the Clinton...

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UCF leads way in bringing in state college students

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:30 AM

In the fall of 2014, more than a quarter of the students who had transferred to state universities after earning associate in arts degrees in the Florida State College System were enrolled at the University of Central Florida. The Orlando university's ability to enroll 27.2 percent of the state college...

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Lindsey Stirling shows off her pop violin chops at Bob Carr

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Lindsey Stirling, the young violinist best known for incorporating dancefloor electronics into her music to massive YouTube and chart success, has an incredibly fervent and dedicated following, and they're sure to show up in force to this Dr. Phillips show. Stirling’s music combines classically trained chops with pop smarts for...

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Sia's journey from indie darling to pop sensation brings her to the Amway Center this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Few stories embody the American Dream more than this Australian melodist’s journey from indie darling to recluse to songwriter-to-the-stars and, finally, to bona fide pop sensation at age 40. Her voice and song craftsmanship are enough to keep the world watching even as she hides her face, something that interviewer Howard Stern...

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

East End Market celebrates third anniversary on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 6:07 PM

It's hard to believe Audubon Park food hall East End Market has been open for three years — on one hand we can totally remember the deep anticipation as we waited the last couple of weeks before it opened, but on the other, it's such an integral part of the...

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Omarosa and other 'Women for Trump' surrogates visit Pulse

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:58 PM

The "Women for Trump" bus tour made a stop Thursday at the gay nightclub Pulse where surrogates for the Republican presidential nominee paid their respects to the 49 victims of the massacre.  The group of surrogates included Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Laura Trump, "The Apprentice" star Omarosa, Trump Organization executive Lynne...

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Hello Kitty Cafe truck will be at Florida Mall on Saturday, Oct. 29

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:49 PM

Back in the early and mid-'90s, there was a Sanrio store in just about every mall in Central Florida. Those stores don't exist anymore (and neither do some of the malls), but Sanrio's most popular creation, the wildly adorable Hello Kitty and Friends, most certainly does. And the Hello Kitty...

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Officials warn Florida residents to look out for loose rhesus monkey

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:18 PM

Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are warning Hudson Beach residents of a loose rhesus macaque monkey.   According to the Tampa Bay Times, the FWC is scratching their heads as to how the animal, a non-native species, has ended up in the area. Is it a feral monkey? Someone's...

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