Thursday, September 29, 2016

Tropical Storm Matthew is likely to strengthen into a hurricane and could affect Florida

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:40 PM

The National Hurricane Center is predicting that Tropical Storm Matthew could strengthen into a hurricane as early as Friday at 2 a.m.   Currently in the Caribbean, the storm has sustained winds of 70 mph. At 74 mph it is classified as a hurricane. The storm is predicted to reach...

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Enzian's South Asian Film Festival features films from and about the Indian subcontinent

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:05 PM

The South Asian Film Festival is getting short. But that actually means audiences will get to see even more movies at the Enzian Theater’s annual showcase of film, food and culture from the Indian subcontinent. For the first time in the festival’s 22-year history, an entire block of short films...

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The Dandy Warhols stop into the Social to remind you of a long time ago, when you used to be friends

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:02 PM

The cover of the aptly titled Distortland shows a foggy skyline with an album title that blends into the sunrise, or is it a sunset? That kind of confusion seems to follow the Dandy Warhols’ every move. Four record labels into their career, their ninth album finds them at the end of...

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Dutch techno wunderkind Bakermat to get Venue 578 moving tonight

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Dutch house DJ Bakermat hits Venue 578 tonight as part of a tandem tour with Sam Feldt. Bakermat has lately been incorporating more gospel and soul influences into his music, so you get to hear all different types of ecstatic release. The night will be heavy on sunny vibes and...

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Artlando celebrates Orlando's arts scene with a full day of visual and performing arts at Loch Haven Park

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:00 AM

On Saturday, Loch Haven Park transforms into a wonderland full of trippy art, dancing contortionists, and interactive exhibits you can explore at Orlando Weekly's annual free arts event, Artlando. Original artworks created by more than 100 artists are on view and available for purchase. Kids can get chalky, get painted on...

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Gideon's Bakehouse grand reopening scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8

Posted By on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Last month we told you that Gideon's Bakehouse, makers of some of the most ridiculously decadent cookies you'll ever ingest, would close their stall inside East End Market in order to rebuild the space to their liking. According to owner Steve Lewis, his team is working around the clock...

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Trayvon Martin's parents to publish book about son's life

Posted By on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 6:01 PM

Four years after their son was killed by a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton are publishing a book honoring the life of Trayvon Martin.  Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin will be available Jan. 31, 2017, just weeks shy of what would have...

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Pulse shooter visited Kissimmee mosque days before massacre

Posted By on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 5:19 PM

Omar Mateen, the gunman who killed 49 people in an attack on the gay nightclub Pulse, visited and prayed at a Kissimmee mosque four days before the mass shooting on June 12.  WKMG 6 reports the American Muslim Leadership Council released surveillance footage of Mateen visiting the facility around 10:30...

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Creepy clowns come closer: 'Now you can't trust anything,' says Brevard witness

Posted By on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:02 PM

A Brevard County woman walking her dog was faced with her deepest of fears – clowns: the really creepy kind – on Sunday evening, according to Florida Today. Kelly Reynolds, 41, was walking her pit bull in a Palm Bay neighborhood around 7:30 p.m., when she noticed her dog...

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'Urban chicken' program receives initial approval needed for permanent roost in Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:40 PM

Some folks will be egg-stremely (sorry) pleased with certain results of the City Council meeting on Monday: a 5-1 vote has given initial approval to make permanent the city’s “urban chickens” program, bringing the project one step closer to permanence. If approved, the new program will allow up to four chickens per...

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