Monday, May 23, 2016

Modest Muslim boutique opens in Orlando Fashion Square Mall

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 5:42 PM

For the first time in her life, Naeemah Kahbir can walk into a store, try on a dress and buy it right off the rack.  While it might seem like a small privilege, it's something the Muslim American woman had never experienced in her hometown of Philadelphia. Most of the...

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Fringe Review: 'VarieTease: Carnivale'

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 5:24 PM

Carnivale is better than 80 percent of the shows on the Las Vegas Strip this year. (May 24-29)

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Florida reports 36 pregnant women with Zika virus under new CDC guidelines

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 4:09 PM

Under new federal guidelines, the number of pregnant women in Florida with the Zika virus jumped from nine cases to 36 cases after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed the way officials were counting women.  The CDC now says all pregnant women with evidence of the Zika virus, even if they...

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Local H show announced for this summer at the Social

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 4:08 PM

Alt rock heroes Local H today announced an upcoming show in Orlando as part of a lengthy spring/summer tour that reunites original drummer Joe Daniels with current lineup Scott Lucas and Ryan Harding. The show will take place August 22nd at the Social. This tour consists of the band doing a set...

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This drone footage of 70 sharks eating a whale carcass is the most metal thing you'll see today

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 1:01 PM

Around 70 tiger sharks were caught on video consuming the carcass of a humpback whale in Sharks Bay last week.  Tour Company Eco Abrolhos encountered the feeding frenzy while taking passengers on a cruise in Dirk Hartog Island. The company captured footage of the feeding using a drone and a...

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Bookmark It moving sale Wednesday through Friday

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 10:28 AM

Yes, it's true ... local indie bookstore Bookmark It is leaving East End Market, soon to be popping up in three different spots around town. There'll be a Bookmark It stall at the Lovely, just down the street at 2906 Corrine Drive, opening in June. Those impulse buys will also...

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Farm & Haus to take over Bookmark It space at East End Market

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 7:49 AM

Farm-Haus, the farm-to-table meal delivery service operating out of East End Market, will take over the Bookmark It space when the indie bookstore vacates at the end of the month. Brittany Walsh-Lyne and husband Patrick say they plan on changing the name to Farm & Haus to reflect their new...

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Get a taste of gourmet veg from Dixie Dharma paired with wine from Quantum Leap

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 7:11 AM

When it comes to fancy food events, vegans get the fuzzy end of the stick – most of those dinners are Bacchanalian feasts of marrow bones and foie gras and runny French cheeses. People who don't eat animals like to get Bacchanalian once in a while, too, but they rarely...

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Fringe Review: 'From Broadway to Obscurity'

Posted By on Sun, May 22, 2016 at 1:58 PM

Actor Eric Gutman takes Fringe audiences on his journey from Broadway to a fateful decision using his terrific tenor voice and comedic talents. (May 22-29)

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Fringe Review: 'Murder Sleep'

Posted By on Sun, May 22, 2016 at 1:56 PM

Murder Sleep is an odd mix of drama, suspense and comedy, but it mostly works thanks to its twists and red-hot eroticism. (May 23-30)

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