Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Marco Rubio accepted more than $75K in donations from ISPs before selling us out

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:09 PM

Florida senator Marco Rubio recently decided that the privacy of his constituents is worth about $75,000 in political donations. Yesterday, Marco Rubio, along with the rest of the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representative, repealed Obama-era privacy rules that would have required internet service providers (like, Comcast and Time Warner...

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A reminder that the biggest gators will always be found on golf courses

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 1:35 PM

A gargantuan alligator interrupted a golf tournament in South Carolina this week and while the footage of this beast is impressive, it's important to remember that massive gators love golf courses almost more than our current president. The video above was shot on Monday, March 27, at the Osprey Pointe...

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Universal releases details on 'American Horror Story' maze at Halloween Horror Nights 27

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 1:10 PM

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 27 is right around the corner, and this year the terror-themed attraction will once again bring FX's American Horror Story to life. Universal Studios released a few details about the American Horror Story house, which will feature three of the show's seasons – "Asylum," "Coven"...

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Passenger rail bill hits roadblock in Florida House

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:56 PM

A controversial proposal for the state to oversee aspects of high-speed rail – intended to slow a planned private passenger-rail service linking Orlando and Miami – might have been derailed in the House. The Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Tuesday declined to hear the proposal (HB 269), which in part...

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Tonight's Beat Poverty concert will feature Multiple Me, Beemo and more

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:19 PM

Multiple Me, Beemo, David & Olivia, and Paul Smith (amongst others) all lend their musical talents to the Beat Poverty benefit concert for the nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation’s microlending initiatives. The Beat Poverty concert is happening tonight at 6 p.m. at the Tin Roof. Entry is free, but make sure...

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28 free concerts happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:33 AM

Wednesday, March 29 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints Of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave. Beat Poverty: Multiple Me, Chris Eddie, Paul Smith, Inferno, Beemo, David & Olivia, Layla Brisbois...

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Hulk Hogan's Beach Shop opens on I-Drive tomorrow

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:18 AM

Hulk Hogan, WrestleMania 33, I-Drive, Hogan's Beach Shop

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Asian gastropub Baoery in Thornton Park is closing this Friday

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:12 AM

March 31 will be the last day for chef Greg Richie's Asian gastropub, Baoery. Citing space issues, Richie told Scott Joseph's Restaurant Guide that the concept should really be housed in a restaurant about half the size. Baoery employed about 20 people. Some will move next door to Soco, Richie's...

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The rising indie class of Cherry Glazerr, Ian Sweet and Lala Lala (The Social)

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:38 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Cherry Glazerr, Lala Lala and Ian Sweet, The Social, March 27 Top to bottom, this was a diverse bill that came with promise and left an impression of what “next” might look like. Headlining was ascendant L.A. act Cherry Glazerr, a band that’s moving fast. The garage-punk...

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The Falcon hosts a Drunk Spelling Bee – for adults, probably

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Finally, a bar competition we can get behind: Show off your knowledge of silent letters and etymology while getting revenge for getting knocked out of your middle school spelling bee on a bullshit word like “narthex.” Throw five bucks in the hat to compete and receive a draft beer and...

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