Friday, August 18, 2017

Lakeridge Winery hosts annual Harvest Grape Stomp this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 5:24 PM

If you've ever wanted to smush grapes between your toes, head out to Clermont's Lakeridge Winery this weekend. The vineyard throws a two-day festival every year after their grapes are harvested, and invite folks to help crush noble muscadine grapes with their piggies. Stick around after you've dyed your feet...

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If you needed one, here's a reason to get takeout pizza this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 5:14 PM

Forget to buy eclipse glasses? Pizza Hut has you covered with this DIY video showing you how to craft your own eclipse projector from one of its boxes. Really, you could do this with any two pieces of cardboard. But they wouldn't come with a delicious pan pizza, so...

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Aramis Ayala's initiative hopes to give juveniles a second chance with clean record

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 4:32 PM

Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced a new initiative this week to help give juvenile offenders who haven't been arrested a second chance with a clean record. Before the initiative, police officers investigating minor crimes who decided a juvenile shouldn't be arrested would still submit a report to the...

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Florida lawmaker will file bill to ban all Confederate statues, signs and names from public property

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 1:35 PM

Florida Representative Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) says he will file legislation to immediately remove all Confederate statues, signs and names from public property in Florida. "William Faulkner once stated that ‘The past is never dead,’ but I’m here to tell you that it can damn well be buried,”" said...

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Confederate plaques removed from Daytona Beach park

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 12:53 PM

Three plaques commemorating Confederate soldiers were quietly removed this morning from Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach. The plaques were removed just days after Daytona Mayor Derrick Henry, the second black mayor in the city's history, told the Daytona News-Journal that Confederate memorials should be removed from city property....

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Fluxus experimental music exhibit to open in South Florida later this month

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 12:17 PM

The infamous Fluxus "anti art" movement that started in the 1960s is getting a retrospective exhibition at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery in south Florida that shines a light on the music and sound wing of the "intermedia" FLuxus spectrum. Including new works from Fluxus sound vets Yoko Ono (!) and...

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Florida bill would protect mama bears during hunts

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Black bears mothering cubs under 100 pounds would be off-limits if the state conducts bear hunts in the future, under a measure filed Wednesday by Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando. Stewart's proposal (SB 156), filed for the 2018 legislative session, also would make the unlawful harvesting of saw palmetto berries on...

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Full lineup released for local music and beer celebration Ten10 Fest

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Local music and craft beer extravaganza Ten10 Fest has revealed the full lineup of artists performing and it's a stacked lineup. Ten10 is a collaboration between Shows I Go To and Ten10 Brewing. The lineup is: Fat Night, Bask, Shak Nasti, American Party Machine, Wet Nurse, Wolf-Face, Sonic Graffiti, Gary Lazer...

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Local punks Debt Neglector host record release show tonight at Will's Pub

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:15 AM

New local punk project Debt Neglector - featuring members of New Mexican Disaster Squad, No Friends and Gatorface - celebrate the release of their debut LP Atomicland (Smartpunk Records) with a sure-to-be raucous show. Debt Neglector plays Will's Pub tonight at 8 p.m. with Rushmore and Caffiends. Tickets are $5-$8. ...

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Bonchon, the best Korean fried chicken chain, is now open on Semoran

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:47 AM

The first of three of Orlando Bonchon locations opened on Semoran Boulevard just north of the Beeline Expressway. Bonchon, which, as we've stated before, is the best Korean fried chicken chain, officially started slangin' wings yesterday at 5475 Orlando Gateway Village Circle, Suite 4-102A. This is the same plaza that...

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