Saturday, January 30, 2016

Bully muscles to the top of the '90s indie revival class (The Social)

Posted By on Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 3:52 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Bully is a Nashville band that made a conspicuous amount of respectable 2015 year-end lists, and it’s pretty plain to see why. Of the entire, rather sizeable new generation of ‘90s indie-rock revivalism, their well-built and accurate blend of heart, melody and scruff is among the crop’s...

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Media organizations sound the alert on Florida's attempt to undermine public-records law

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 8:54 PM

Another gem from the 2016 state legislative session, which is fast becoming the most unDemocratic session we've witnessed in Tallahassee in years (see: proposal to make legal abortion a felony here, proposal to make open the door to fracking here and proposal to prevent counties from banning polystyrene products here):...

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Black Rooster Taqueria ready to crow

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 7:14 PM

OK, Mills 50 taco freaks, the moment is almost here. Black Rooster Taqueria will have a tasting event Friday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. If you received an invite, consider yourself a TACO VIP. On Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 7, a soft opening for friends and family takes...

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Florida airline offers free flights if Bush or Rubio win Iowa caucus

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 3:31 PM

Silver Airways is still holding out some hope Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio won't get crushed in the Iowa caucuses by presidential candidate Donald Trump on Feb. 1. The Fort Lauderdale airline is offering free flights in Florida if Bush or Rubio win the caucuses, according to...

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"Project X" by Kappo founders to debut this year

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 3:09 PM

Lordfer Lalicon, Mark Berdin and Jennifer Banagale are headed to Japan Monday for a month. When they get back, they hope to bring with them suitcases of Japanese goodies with which to stock Konbini – their one-stop shop konbini (or convenience store) that will take the place of the highly...

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Family claims escaped snake killed grandmother at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 2:58 PM

An Alabama family says they plan to sue Disney World after they claim a trip to Animal Kingdom resulted with the death of their grandmother at the hands of an escaped snake.  According to CBS, the family's attorney, Matt Morgan from Morgan & Morgan, says the grandmother saw the snake...

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Maxine's on Shine celebrates its fourth anniversary tonight

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 1:34 PM

The "little restaurant that could" is celebrating four years of epic brunches and live music with ... well, exactly that and so much more.  Starting tonight at 5 p.m., the restaurant will be featuring plenty of specials from behind the bar and in the kitchen, as well as a lineup...

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Topgolf announces location for new Orlando venue

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 1:15 PM

The mother of all interactive golf courses is making its way to Orlando, bringing a slew of entertainment options along with it. Topgolf, the bowling-golf-arcade-restaurant hybrid will be bringing its 65,000-square-foot self to Convention Way and Universal Boulevard, the company announced January 28 at the PGA show. Construction for the...

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Tool and Primus tear into the CFE Arena

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Nobody puts on a show quite like Tool and Primus. The CFE arena was ablaze last night with the psychedelic musings of two giants, and the spectacle was nothing less than extraordinary. Primus kicked off the night with their trademark breed of insanity. Les Claypool's talent is ageless, crafting face-melting...

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The Art Gallery at Mills Park opens tonight with work by Martha Lent and Paul Scarborough

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 9:02 AM

Mills Park, the mixed-use development that rose up in the area where the Mills-Nebraska lumberyard used to be, adds its latest amenity tonight when the Art Gallery at Mills Park opens. The two-story gallery at 1650 N. Mills Ave. will pay tribute to the sawmill, which was at the...

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