Thursday, June 22, 2017

Suwannee Hulaween festival announces full lineup for 2017

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:09 PM

The popular Suwannee Hulaween music festival has announced the full lineup for this year's event and it's as "jam"-packed as you expect. The festival, now in its fifth year, promises to go all out. The acts announced as part of this year's lineup will no doubt be very good news...

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One of the nation's top restaurants is coming to Longwood

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:05 PM

If you place any credence in the oft-benighted opinions of unqualified users on crowd-sourced sites, Longwood is about to get one of the finest eateries in all the land. To be fair, Tampa's AJ's Press has dazzled many journos and food scribes as well with their pressed sandwiches, so it's...

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Orlando's Trinity 'The Tuck' Taylor goes for crown on RuPaul's Drag Race finale

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 3:41 PM

The time has come for you to lip sync for your life this Friday in your living room as you watch Orlando's Trinity Taylor and her famous tuck go for the crown on the season finale of RuPaul's Drag Race. The ninth season of Drag Race has given us...

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World's Largest Swimming Lesson teaches basics of water safety at SeaWorld's Aquatica

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:27 PM

Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, hosted a group swimming lesson in conjunction with the World's Largest Swimming Lesson program this morning. The program, which takes place at pools and aquatic centers across the country simultaneously, promotes swimming lessons and water safety instruction, essential in an area with as many pools, rivers,...

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Hundred Waters announce Orlando show for October

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:03 PM

Los Angeles-based electronic inner travelers Hundred Waters have announced a fall tour and Orlando will host one of only two Florida dates. The trio got their start in Gainesville, FL, recording for Elestial Sound, but have captivated a much wider audience, along the way organizing the FORM Arcosanti and even...

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Duck Donuts opens in Kissimmee July 1, but you can get their donuts now

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Although their grand opening isn't until July 1, the brand-new Kissimmee location of North Carolina-based Duck Donuts is in soft-open mode. The store is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day until they're "up and running at full speed," after which they'll be open longer hours. In the meantime, fans...

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Florida Supreme Court blocks panel from forcing police testimony

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:53 PM

Amid heavy national scrutiny of police conduct, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday said a Miami citizens' panel did not have the authority to subpoena an officer to testify as part of an investigation into a traffic stop. The Supreme Court, in a unanimous 34-page opinion, said the city-created investigative...

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Pizza Bruno celebrates the one-year mark with beer, coffee and clam pie

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:15 PM

Pizza Bruno has stacked up the accolades (from us and basically everyone else) since it opened for business, and the team is marking their one-year anniversary in style with a blowout party this Saturday. From 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 24, pay $10 for admission to the celebration...

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Electro shapeshifter Green Velvet holds court at Venue 578 tonight

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Veteran U.K. techno alien Green Velvet takes over Venue 578 for a night of the unexpected with Latmun. The low door price for an event this of this calibre is a steal. Green Velvet and Latumn play Venue 578 as part of the Create series tonight at 10 p.m. Tickets are...

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Orlando will hold anti-violence vigil tonight in honor of slain Muslim teen

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:23 AM

Muslim organizations and other advocates are planning an anti-violence vigil in Orlando Thursday night in honor of Nabra Hassanen, the Muslim teen who was kidnapped and beaten to death with a baseball bat. The Loudoun Times-Mirror reports the 17-year-old and her friends were returning from an overnight event at the All...

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