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Saturday, December 4, 2021

Every Publix in Orlando, ranked

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Friday, December 3, 2021

Snap! Orlando announces 2022 photographic exhibition by Nick Brandt 'This Empty World'

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Downtown gallery space Snap! Orlando has announced their first exhibition set for 2022, and it's Nick Brandt's traveling This Empty World photography series. Opening Feb. 5 and running through April 22, This Empty World — the exhibition and book — showcases color photos shot by English activist-photographer Brandt in Kenya, aiming to demonstrate...

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Orlando grungers 'yeah, sure' close out 2021 with a new EP and more music on the way

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 5:08 PM

“Unspoken band rule is to always outdo ourselves — no pressure.” It’s half past eight on a Thursday evening, and Orlando’s DIY psych-grungers 'yeah, sure' fill the Zoom screen. Lifelong friends, creative partners, and a pair of actual siblings, vocalist Alex and drummer Hondu Knight, alongside guitarists Chris Kutsor...

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Dr. Phillips Center announces 2022 performces by Pat Metheny, Jay Leno, Shen Yun and more

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 4:37 PM

The Dr. Phillips Center has just unveiled a handful of boffo new concerts and performances that will mark 2022 as a pretty eclectic year for the downtown performing arts venue. You'll have jazz, dance and stand-up comedy offered up to you on the acoustic silver platter that is the...

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AdventHealth halts employee vaccination mandate

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 1:13 PM

In the wake of an injunction against a federal vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, AdventHealth has rescinded its own employee mandate. A previous deadline of December 6 to receive the first shot and January 4 for the second shot has been rendered moot. While a statement from the hospital...

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Austin taco chain Torchy's Tacos to open two locations in Orlando area in 2022

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 12:34 PM

Like most places in America in 2021, obscene wealth has corrupted what once made Austin great. A welcome holdout in this era of extreme gentrification and increased unliveability for all but a privileged few is an abundance of places to grab a couple tacos for relatively cheap. Torchy's Tacos...

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City of Orlando to ring in holiday season with Christmas tree lighting at Lake Eola

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 12:20 PM

The city of Orlando will ring in the holiday season tonight with a celebration around Lake Eola and a ceremonial tree lighting. The annual bash kicks off at 5 p.m. with the opening of a food truck rally and vendor market near the massive tree. A pre-show by the...

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Faculty accuse UCF of hoarding millions in pandemic relief funds

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 10:04 AM

The University of Central Florida’s faculty union is asking administrators for answers on how UCF plans to spend $112 million in federal pandemic relief money that the union says the school is “sitting on” while the turnover rate of faculty members climbs. The university’s chapter of the United Faculty...

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Florida judge rejects state's request to overturn healthcare worker vaccine mandate

Posted By on Thu, Dec 2, 2021 at 5:06 PM

Disagreeing with two judges in other parts of the country, a Pensacola-based federal judge is standing behind her decision to reject Florida’s request for an injunction against a Biden administration rule that would require health-care workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers issued a...

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