Saturday, October 31, 2015

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires punk up Southern rock, with Pujol (Will's Pub)

Posted By on Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 2:12 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND   As sweet as it’s been seeing some canonical titans like Meat Puppets and Gang of Four play this week, it’s good to be back to the frontier. And probably the most notable young name to roll through this week is Alabama’s Lee Bains III and the Glory...

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Local artist says Paul Paulson refuses to pay for using campaign illustration

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 5:42 PM

Victor Davila's illustration of one of Orlando's iconic symbols is still causing headaches for Orlando mayoral candidate Paul Paulson, who used the design without Davila's permission for his campaign materials.  When we first reported on it, Davila says his friend showed him a Paulson ad in the Orlando...

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Yarn/Wire kick off Accidental Music Festival's fifth season with classical innovation (Plaza Live)

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 5:05 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND  For something that started out without a master plan, Chris Belt’s Accidental Music Festival has sprouted some impressive legs. Now in its fifth year, the Orlando event has become a defining player in the area’s contemporary and avant-garde music scene by daringly championing the arcane world...

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An Orlando subdivision is overrun with illegal street racers

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 4:33 PM

Residents of an Orlando subdivision are claiming their neighborhood is a hot spot for illegal street racers, you know, Dom Toretto-types with tricked-out cars who prefer to live their lives a quarter mile at a time.  “They go racing up and down here all the time,” said Cypress Springs subdivision...

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A woman in Melbourne was somehow living with 100 cats

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 3:36 PM

It starts with just one cat. Then that cat looks sorta lonely so you get a second cat. Fast-forward a year and now you're living in a house that's stacked to the ceiling with cats.   Brevard County Animal Services were led to a West Melbourne home after complaints...

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Music on Mills returns in November

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 12:50 PM

When Mills 50 is humming, it's a special thing that creates a quaint camaraderie between those cruising the strip between bars and restaurants. Music on Mills seeks to keep pushing that charm by hosting a party that benefits future street art and safety projects in Mills 50. This year's event...

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Dress up, chow down: 5 places to get free or cheap food on Halloween

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:56 AM

Get a little extra mileage out of your costume tomorrow! For the low, low price of some possible difficulty driving, even grown-ups can get free grub at several restaurants around Orlando on Halloween. Here are a few: Wear your costume to Shake Shack, get a free scoop of frozen...

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Florida executes Jerry Correll by lethal injection

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Eight months after Florida first attempted to kill Jerry Correll, the state executed the man convicted for the stabbing death of his 5-year-old daughter, ex-wife and two of his wife's family members via a lethal injection cocktail Thursday.  Correll, whose execution was originally scheduled for February, was on Death...

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Eat dinner at the Coop Friday, get free cookie decorating kit and demo

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Tonight chef Whitney Miller hosts a cookie-decorating demo at the Coop, and guests who purchase a dinner entree will receive a free cookie decorating kit so they can play along. In keeping with the season, each free cookie will be pumpkin-shaped, and the kit will also include frosting and various toppings...

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Polylust takes a bow with Queering History, an educational striptease showcase at Will's Pub

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:02 AM

Was Abraham Lincoln gay? How high did Betsy Ross let her freak flag fly? Just how many licks did it take to get to the center of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s tootsie pop? The Polylust burlesque troupe is taking to the stage in its final two performances to help you answer...

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