Monday, January 22, 2018

Thousands attend intersectional reckoning at Orlando Women's March

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 3:22 PM

As she looked out in the crowd of thousands gathered at Lake Eola Park on Sunday, Sheena Meade said it was time to address the "elephant in the room." The former Florida House candidate was a speaker during the first women's march that erupted in Orlando in 2017 after...

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Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen set to return to Orlando this summer

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 3:02 PM

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen are bringing their AC2 show to here to Orlando this summer. The two-way interview show will be live at Dr. Phillips Center on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $64.75 and go on sale this Friday at 10...

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Schoolboy Q are coming to Florida this May

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 2:58 PM

If you're hoping to see the Grammy-nominated rapper Kendrick Lamar in Orlando, you're going to have to sit down and humbly wait. However, the upcoming Top Dawg Entertainment tour is coming to Florida this spring. "TDE: The Championship Tour," featuring Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and Schoolboy Q, is coming to the MidFlorida...

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott criticizes U.S. senators, but not Trump over government shutdown

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 2:29 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's answer for who's to blame for the federal government shutdown: Not his fellow GOP confidante President Donald Trump, but a "group of senators." It's not clear who exactly that group of senators might consist of. Even so, an inconspicuous finger could be pointed in the direction of...

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'American Idol' winner Ruben Studdard will sing Luther Vandeross hits in Orlando this spring

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:52 PM

American Idol winner Ruben Studdard is starring in the "Always & Forever: An Evening of Luther Vandross" tour this spring, and there's an Orlando stop in the mix. The Grammy-nominated artist will perform the Vandross hits on May 10 at Hard Rock Live. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10...

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Florida man finds alligator outside his home, decides to wrestle it

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Hey, sometimes you might feel you have to wrestle an alligator. Bokeelia resident Michael Stauffer recently found a gator in his backyard, and rather than contacting the proper authorities, he decided to grab a broom and towel and wrestle it into submission. Using the towel to obscure its view and...

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Rapper David Banner will speak at the Zora Neal Hurston Festival this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:04 PM

Renowned hip-hop musician, producer, activist and cultural critic David Banner will be making a very special one-off appearance in Orlando this weekend as part of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. Banner will sit down with NPR host Joshua Johnson ("1A") for what will no doubt...

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Someone please leak the Copper Rocket 'Bar Rescue' episode

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:01 PM

Back in March of 2017, the Copper Rocket Pub in Maitland was "rescued" by Jon Taffer and his Spike TV reality show Bar Rescue, and for some reason this episode has yet to air. Last season (Season 5) came to a close without a single clip of host Jon Taffer...

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Mickey Mouse might be losing his voice in Orlando

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:24 AM

There are now strong indications that the popular "Talking Mickey" meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom will be ending this May. The interactive Mickey Mouse debuted at the Magic Kingdom in 2013 after testing at Disneyland for around three years. Guests join Mickey in his dressing room at the Town Square...

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Tartine Wine Bar & Eaterie starts new breakfast-lunch menu today, dinner to come in February

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:13 AM

The corner College Park space formerly known as Croissant Gourmet, now called Tartine Wine Bar & Eaterie, will debut its new breakfast and lunch menu today. Chef Pete Morales, who recently helmed F&D Kitchen and Bar in Lake Mary, is the new top man in the back of the house....

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