Sunday, August 2, 2015

DJ BMF pays tribute to the King of Pop during a special edition of Soul Shakedown at Will's Pub

Posted By on Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Tired of hearing those same Top-40 club remixes over and over when you go out dancing? Soul Shakedown, a weekly event, honors the greats of up-tempo funk and soul music with special nights dedicated to legends such as Stevie Wonder, Prince and James Brown. For this edition, they’re paying homage...

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

This Little Underground: Brother Hawk, Amigo the Devil, Overdale (Backbooth)

Posted By on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Atlanta’s Brother Hawk (July 31, Backbooth) is a band that’s still new to Orlando but one that’s worth particular attention. We may be just a little south of the South here – which is very much arguable once you go cross the county line – but we love our...

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Nonprofit opens Teriyaki Madness on Colonial Drive

Posted By on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 10:35 AM

The newly opened Teriyaki Madness on Colonial Drive looks like any other casual restaurant in the area with one slight difference: It’s owned by a nonprofit organization.  The "Chipotle of Japanese food," according to the Dallas Business Journal, serves bowls and plates of combinations that include meat, rice or...

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Lawsuit seeks to block return of bear hunting to Florida

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Conservation groups want a judge to shoot down the return of bear hunting in Florida and to halt the pending sale of bear-hunting permits. With permits for this fall's hunt going on sale Monday, the Seminole County-based group Speak Up Wekiva filed a lawsuit in Leon County circuit...

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Florida drivers have killed roughly 10 percent of panther population this year

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 4:12 PM

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission estimate there's only 100-180 panthers in Florida and within the past 7 months, 17 panthers have been struck by a car. This means, Florida motorists have offed nearly 10 percent of the total panther population.  As of now, we're on track to...

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The Gatlin Creative opens up a new artist workshop with a free party on Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 4:10 PM

This weekend, the Gatlin Creative celebrates the opening of their new studio, G2, with a party geared towards artists, designers and creatives of all sorts. G2 is a showplace for art and design work that doubles as a rental studio for projects of all kinds. Sculptures from Gatlin co-owner...

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Google adds "Restaurant Peak Hours" widget to location results

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 3:15 PM

You're about to look like a dining-out sensei who always gets a table, even at the hottest spots in town, thanks to Google (of course).  This week, Google rolled out a new feature to its restaurant listings that shows users peak times at restaurants so they can best plan...

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Marco Rubio jumps on the "where's the outrage" bandwagon with stupid tweet

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 3:14 PM

One of the more obnoxious trends in social media these days is the desire to criticize people who care about an issue by placing it next to another, unrelated issue and asking: Why are people so outraged about [NEW THING PEOPLE ARE POSTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA ABOUT]? Where is...

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Time-lapse video shows the yearlong renovation of the Citrus Bowl in one minute, 17 seconds

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 12:17 PM

This is what $210 million worth of renovations looks like in fast forward.  Time-Lapse Courtesy of Work Zone Cam....

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Florida man arrested for playing National Anthem rejects plea deal, fights for right to party

Posted By on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 12:04 PM

Lane Pittman, the Jacksonville man who, back on July 4th, ripped an impromptu street sesh of the "Star-Spangled Banner" so damn hard the cops were forced to arrest him, has rejected a plea deal by the court on Monday. You can watch a video of the performance and arrest...

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