Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Central Florida Jobs with Justice seeks donated art for show and silent auction

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Central Florida Jobs with Justice is seeking donated art pieces for its show and silent auction at its December awards ceremony celebrating local organizers. CFJwJ is a coalition of labor unions, community organizations, students, faith-based groups and workers that strive to build power for working people through several campaigns, such...

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Garth Brooks to romp in the Swamp next year as part of his stadium tour

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Country superstar Garth Brooks has been on a roll the last few days. He played the CMA Awards on Nov. 15 at shocked attendees by performing a brand new song, "Stronger Than Me," live and today he's announced dates for his 2019 "Stadium Tour." There's only one Florida date...

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Orlando promoter Norsekorea testing out live bands at Sly Fox

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 2:17 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Rushmore and Never Ender, Sly Fox, Nov. 19 Following yet another ping from the swamped live venue radar this year, here I am at another show at a spot that’s not typically known for playing host to bands. This time it’s at downtown bar Sly Fox,...

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Fred Schneider of the B-52s to do a signing at Rock N Roll Heaven this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 2:17 PM

Record Store Day has become such a sales blitz for record stores that there's now a younger successor, Record Store Day Black Friday. RSD Black Friday has its own particular set of exclusive releases, and local record-vending stalwarts Rock N Roll Heaven are putting together a very special event...

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Bento Asian Kitchen + Sushi opens new Winter Park location

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Bento Asian Kitchen + Sushi opened a new location in Winter Park last week. The new sushi outpost, found at 501 Orlando Ave #221 next to Blaze Pizza and LA Fitness, had its soft opening on Thursday, Nov. 15. This is the pan-Asian chain's eleventh location. The restaurant offers...

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Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs will host their first annual '12 Beers of Christmas' event

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 1:35 PM

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto will present holiday-themed beers and pan-Asian bites at Disney Springs next month for the first annual "12 Beers of Christmas" event. The event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Morimoto Asia. For $55 per person, attendees will...

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Pokéworks opening new location in downtown Orlando

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 12:48 PM

Cali-based poke chain Pokéworks plans to open a new spot in downtown Orlando. The fast-casual eatery run by former Top Chef contestant Sheldon Simeon will open inside the Morgan & Morgan building at 20 N. Orange Ave. While the signature dish at Pokéworks is Hawaiian-style build-your-own poke bowls, the...

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The New York Times may have just leaked a major update planned for Walt Disney World

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:20 AM

As numerous announcements for the future of Disney’s American parks were being made across multiple events over the past week, the most extensive report yet on the various Disney Parks projects in the works worldwide was published in a New York Times article. Estimating that Disney will be spending $24...

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Brightline-Virgin rail service from Orlando to Tampa could cost $35 for one-way ticket

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:12 AM

New documents filed by Virgin Trains USA, formerly known as Brightline, with the federal government shed more light onto the privately owned passenger-rail service's plan for a proposed Orlando-to-Tampa route. The documents, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week, show the company predicts the Orlando-to-Tampa route proposed...

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Orlando's Falcon's Creative Group is hoping to take science centers to the next level with new PBS partnership

Posted By on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:11 AM

Across the attractions industry one of the fastest growing segments is indoor and family location-based entertainment centers. Global revenue within the sector is expected to more than triple within the next decade. As it explodes, there is a constant stream of new brands moving into the market. Crayola has...

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