Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Big beer companies are pushing Florida craft beers out of Publix

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 4:30 PM

If you've noticed less Florida-based beer options at your local Publix, you're not alone. Big beer companies, like Anheuser-Busch InBev, are starting to push local craft beer companies off Publix shelves all over Florida. Instead, national craft beer brands bought out by the big guys are being stocked. The Florida...

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NFL Pro Bowl will return to Orlando's Camping World Stadium in 2019

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 1:36 PM

The Pro Bowl will be making its return to Orlando's Camping World Stadium in 2019. This is the third year the all-star game from the National Football League will be hosted in Orlando. Before the actual event, players, coaches and fans participate in a full week of activities around...

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Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. will soft open next week

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 1:27 PM

The newest boozy addition to the Ivanhoe District is getting ready for its public debut. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company will soft open on Friday, June 29. The Ivanhoe-based brewery, located at 1300 Alden Road, plans to begin an Inaugural Cask Tapping event at 1:30 p.m. in which Mayor Buddy Dyer will...

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Sen. Bill Nelson: 'Why do they not want the senator from Florida to get into this detention facility?'

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 1:19 PM

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson was denied entrance yesterday to a facility in Homestead, Florida, that houses some children who were separated from their families by immigration officials. In a speech on the Senate floor earlier today, Nelson relayed that a total of 174 such minors are being detained in...

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City of Orlando hasn't said if they're still using Amazon's facial recognition cameras

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 1:13 PM

Last December, the Orlando Police Department teamed up with Amazon to test facial recognition software on at least eight surveillance cameras, three of which are located in Downtown Orlando. That pilot program ended Tuesday, June 19, according to a blueprint outlining the city's use of the software. And, after...

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28 free concerts happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:59 PM

Wednesday, June 20 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. The Daniel Heitz Band 10:30 pm at Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave. Concerts/EventsAdd a New Concerts/Events Event Thursday, June 21 Leisure Chief 10:30 pm at Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave. Raleigh...

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Mezzanine Swimmers at Stardust are one of the benefits of Miami Psych Fest happening this week

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:14 PM

The benefits of the second annual Miami Psych Fest for the City Beautiful are readily apparent this week. Aside from local freaks like the Wildtones and Timothy Eerie scoring prime slots that weekend – and the mighty Jandek being just three(!) hours(!) away(!) – we’re getting some mind-blowing run-off...

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An Tobar hosts benefit happy hour for Cocktails for a Cause tonight

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Tijuana Flats’ Just in Queso Foundation – a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to communities in need – is the beneficiary of this party. Enjoy two drinks, food and five raffle tickets with your cover. You could end up taking home some great prizes in addition to helping the...

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Rollins professor Julian Chambliss discusses the Jewish influence on the Golden Age of comics at the JCC

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:05 PM

This installment of the JCC’s summer lecture series on what makes a hero stars one of our own heroes, professor Julian Chambliss. His areas of special interest – urban planning, minority history and comic books – intersect like Voltron to create the perfect tool to discuss tonight’s topic: the...

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Public funeral for four Orlando children killed in standoff set for Saturday

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:57 AM

A public funeral will take place this weekend for the four children who were tragically killed during a standoff at an apartment complex near Universal Orlando. The funeral service will be held in honor of the children on Saturday at St. James Catholic Cathedral Church in downtown Orlando. The...

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