Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Rockabilliy duo the Kolars play Will's Pub tonight

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 3:38 PM

Noir-rockabilly duo the Kolars are the new project from Rob Kolar (guitar/vocals) and Lauren Brown (percussion) from He's My Brother, She's My Sister and they're going in a much different, seedier direction. Less is more. The Kolars play Will's Pub tonight at 7 p.m. in the company of Solaseria. Cover is $6-$8....

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Orange County Sheriff's deputy who screamed at tow truck driver loses vacation time

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:24 PM

“I am a cop. You’re going to (expletive) jail for stealing my car,” screamed off-duty Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputy Tracy Weiss last April. The altercation occurred when Weiss violated a homeowners association rule at the Starlight Ranch retirement community, when she illegally parked her truck over a sidewalk, which is...

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Topgolf Crush coming to Camping World Stadium this spring

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 1:28 PM

Want the thrill of that golf swing without the monotony of an 18-hole game? Well, you might be able to get a taste of this new tee time in Orlando this spring. Topgolf Crush, an interactive golf course event, is coming to Camping World Stadium March 10-12. Guests will be...

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Here are all the town halls happening in Central Florida this week

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:48 PM

Protesters have taken to the streets in the last few weeks, raising their voices in rallies and marches across the country. But, in offices up on Capital Hill, those voices might not be reaching the ears of legislators. This week though, some members of Congress are returning to their Florida...

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Savage UCF student grades ex-girlfriend's apology letter

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:13 PM

One University of Central Florida student decided to go old school, literally, to get back at his ex-girlfriend. Nick Lutz received an apology letter from his ex-girlfriend, and decided to pick up a red pen and grade her sad words. Lutz, whose Facebook page says he's a Business Marketing...

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House Speaker offers money for Visit Florida – with conditions

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

House Speaker Richard Corcoran is willing to allow Visit Florida to remain alive, at one-third the funding sought by Gov. Rick Scott and with a list of conditions attached. A Scott spokeswoman quickly called the "massive cut" a threat to Florida families that rely on the tourism industry. In the...

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Rapper J. Cole is coming to Orlando this fall

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:56 AM

He's performed all over the country, but now J. Cole will be taking the City Beautiful to Dreamville in a show for Orlando's "eyez" only. The hip-hop star is bringing his "4 Your Eyez Only Tour" to Orlando this fall. The concert will be Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Amway...

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The White House doesn't want to admit how much Donald Trump golfs in Florida

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:51 AM

In a weekend filled with making up nonexistent terrorist attacks in Sweden and launching a presidential campaign just three weeks into his presidency, Donald Trump, a man who consistently criticized Barack Obama for anything that resembled a vacation, somehow squeezed in 18 holes of golf with professional Rory McIlroy...

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Large fire engulfs building at Orlando's troubled Tymber Skan community

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:23 AM

This morning Orange County Fire Rescue was called out to a massive fire at Tymber Skan, the troubled condominium complex near Millenia. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy says eight firefighting units responded to the fire, which fully engulfed a structure that appeared to be vacant. "The fire was knocked down...

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There's a strong rumor that Disney World will be getting a massive gondola system

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

With Star Wars Land expecting to draw huge crowds back to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the already strained mass transit system at Walt Disney World will need some upgrades. Now it looks like Disney is about to break ground on the biggest expansion of its mass transit system since the early...

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