Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Floridians twerk for deliverance from Trump traffic congestion on I-95

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 3:34 PM

While most Floridians stewed in silent rage as they sat through a traffic jam on Interstate 95 caused by President Donald Trump's arrival to Mar-a-Lago, others found a more booty-popping outlet for their frustrations. Sportswriter and author Jeff Pearlman was stuck in the I-95 congestion on the way to...

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Need a drink? Give thanks for these bars that open on Thanksgiving

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 2:29 PM

Whether you’re catching up with old friends or trying to relax after a stressful day of cooking 900 different things and navigating family politics, the post-Thanksgiving nightcap is an essential capstone for some. But finding a place that’s open can be tricky. Check our running list before you head out for...

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Holiday ice skating rink finally brings actual winter to Winter Park

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 2:12 PM

Looking for an ice-cool weekend activity? Luckily for you, Winter Park has once again put down its Winter in the Park ice skating rink. Located at Central Park West Meadow, on the corner of New York Avenue and Morse Boulevard, the rink charges an admission fee of $13 – though...

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The Pauses in final days of crowdfunding for new record

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 2:08 PM

Orlando's indie stalwarts the Pauses are in the final stretch of an Indiegogo campaign to fund the recording of their second album. The band's had a great year so far – touring, playing with Weezer and releasing a new cassette – but they're looking to release their new work on LP...

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Sandwich Bar owner Matthew Scot refutes Leguminati claims

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 1:47 PM

Yesterday we reported that vegan eatery Leguminati would not be opening in the Milk District at the Sandwich Bar, as had previously been announced. We quoted from a blog post by Leguminati co-owner Rebecca "Bex" Larsen, who cited a "series of unfortunate events" and "personal influences from select business...

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One of the most popular snacks at Disney World might return after more than a decade

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 1:09 PM

The annual IAAPA Attractions Expo made a big splash in Orlando last week with numerous high-profile announcements, including new details of attractions on I-Drive and at SeaWorld Orlando, but one of the biggest rumors of the week was the possible return of BeaverTails to Walt Disney World. The fried dough...

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If you burn the turkey, get a free Thanksgiving dinner at Deadly Sins

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM

What pairs well with turkey? A sweet orange-grapefruit-and-lemon IPA, of course. This Thanksgiving, give thanks to the beer gods for Deadly Sins Brewing's turkey day celebration. The brewing company will host a free family-friendly Thanksgiving dinner from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The dinner is ideal for those who don't...

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17 free shows happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 11:47 AM

Wednesday, Nov. 22 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave. Thursday, Nov. 23 Thursday Jazz Jams 8 pm at Austin's Coffee, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave.,...

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Southern Nights has all-you-can-drink specials for Thanksgiving night

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:49 AM

Southern Nights hosts a Thanksgiving night party that invites you to “come get stuffed.” Take that as you will, but we’re assuming they meant “stuffed with booze.” How else to explain the ridiculous all-you-can-drink specials, ranging from $10-$25, depending on how fancy you like your liquor. Stop by the theater...

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Dirty Laundry hosts third annual Number of the Feast post-Thanksgiving metal meetup

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:41 AM

The third iteration of the annual Number of the Feast Thanksgiving afterparty promises $2 PBR tallboys and $3 Wild Turkey nibblers. But more importantly, it’s one of the few times you’ll find an ostensibly holiday-related party with a soundtrack that avoids the usual holiday clichés. Mingle on the patio to...

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