Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Disney's Polynesian Resort is now offering a boozy morning drink menu

Posted By on Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Mornings can be brutal when you’re surrounded by tour groups and screaming kids as you wait to get into a Disney theme park, but Disney has you covered with a brand-new morning drinking spot. The Tambu Lounge on the second floor of the Polynesian Resort’s Ceremonial House recently unveiled a...

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Jeff Sessions will discuss opioid epidemic in Tampa this Wednesday

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 7:44 PM

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver remarks Wednesday afternoon in Tampa on drug trafficking and the nation’s opioid epidemic, according to the Justice Department. The news conference is scheduled to take place at the U.S. attorney’s office in downtown Tampa. Sessions’ trip comes in stride with attempts by...

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Lyft is offering half-priced rides from Orlando to watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 4:23 PM

Lyft is offering half-off rides to see Elon Musk's sports car travel to space. Tomorrow, Feb. 6, riders can receive 50 percent off their fare to or from Orlando to Cape Canaveral to view the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch. Just use the discount code "LYFTOFFX." As of now the launch...

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Forbes names Orlando as one of the best cities to buy a home

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:28 PM

If you plan on buying a home in Orlando, now is apparently the time. Forbes recently announced that Orlando is currently the best city in the nation to buy a home, due to prices increasing by 9 percent in 2017. Citing Local Market Monitor, a website that tracks housing markets, Forbes...

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35 Florida manatees died due to cold weather last month

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:26 PM

It has been a rough winter for manatees in Florida. Last January, 35 manatees died due to the cold snap. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the deaths occurred between Jan. 1 and Jan. 26. For some perspective, last year there were only seven manatee deaths related to...

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Backbooth in downtown Orlando is now known as Soundbar

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 2:19 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND New venue peek: Soundbar, Feb. 3 The latest entrant into the hot music venue derby that is dominating the scene conversation this year is Soundbar, which had its official public opening this past weekend. The new downtown music spot is the phoenix that’s risen from...

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Watch Nick Foles' Super Bowl parade happening today at Disney World

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 1:55 PM

While the party rages on in Philadelphia, Nick Foles will be bringing some of his magic to the Magic Kingdom. The Eagles' quarterback is set to be the star of a Super Bowl Celebration parade down Main Street, U.S.A. today, at about 2:40 p.m. YOU CAN WATCH THE PARADE HERE:...

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Chicago and REO Speedwagon to play Florida this summer

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 1:35 PM

Classic rockers Chicago and REO Speedwagon have announced a mammoth co-headlining 30-date North American tour this summer and though Orlandoans won't get to fight this feeling, a short drive to Tampa will put you face to face with these two bands. Chicago and REO Speedwagon play the MidFlorida Credit Union...

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Orlando Police Department reminds the public not to share child porn on Facebook

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 1:34 PM

Orlando Police Department is reminding the public not to share child porn. Posting to the department's Facebook page on Sunday morning, OPD reminded the public they shouldn't be sharing a video that has recently gone viral showing a small child being sexually exploited. "We understand that people are sharing this...

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Florida man arrested after threatening to kidnap Lana Del Rey at Orlando concert

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 11:23 AM

Orlando Police arrested a Riverview man who allegedly threatened to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey during her Friday concert at the Amway Center. Michael Shawn Hunt, 43, was charged with aggravated stalking with a credible threat and attempted kidnapping with a weapon, according to a police report. Detectives...

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