Friday, November 24, 2017

John Morgan says he will not run for governor of Florida as a Democrat

Posted By on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 12:43 PM

Orlando attorney, businessman, and medical marijuana advocate John Morgan announced today that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for the governor of Florida. Morgan, who has yet to even announce if he'll run for governor at all, took to Twitter Friday morning to announce his decision. "Spent all of...

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The Leu House is ready for Christmas and a month's worth of holiday visitors

Posted By on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 5:54 AM

Egg nog, apple cider, holiday champagne – this Christmas, there are lots of reasons to take a trip to the Leu. And while you might have to bring your own beverages, you can be sure the bows, wreaths, lights, potted poinsettias, and gleaming, multicolored trees will be provided. The...

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Get your vinyl Black Friday fix at Record Store Day

Posted By on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 3:49 AM

Skip the chaos that is Black Friday holiday shopping and opt for a more relaxed bargain-hunting day. Although the official holiday is celebrated every April, Record Store Day's year-long homage to indie records stores is having a mini holiday event for vinyl fans. Get your hands on limited edition...

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Holiday ice skating rink finally brings actual winter to Winter Park

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:54 AM

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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We just got the most detailed description yet on the new billion dollar Star Wars land coming to Disney World

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:43 AM

The Orange County Register, a highly respected Southern California newspaper, posted a lengthy analysis of the newly public permit plans for the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that Disney shared with the City of Anaheim. Disney is currently building two nearly identical 14-acre Star Wars lands, one in California at Disneyland...

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Enzian Theater screens Hiyao Miyazaki's classic 'Porco Rosso' on Sunday

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:39 AM

Fans of Japanese animation classics like Howl's Moving Castle and Spirited Away shouldn't miss the Enzian Theater's screening of another film from director Hayao Miyazaki. The venue will show Porco Rosso at noon for its Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film on Sunday. After his comrades die in a World War I battle,...

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Government documents reveal new details on three major projects at Walt Disney World

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM

It’s been nearly half a year since Disney first announced major new additions coming to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. While rumors of these new additions had been around for years, it wasn’t until Disney’s in-house fan convention D23 in July that we got official confirmation of the Tron coaster,...

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'Love Never Dies' at Dr. Phillips Center is a maddeningly misguided sequel to 'Phantom of the Opera'

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:24 AM

As anyone who has suffered through Bring Back Birdie or The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public knows, Broadway has ignoble history when it comes to sequel-izing hit musicals. But after decades of development and productions on 3 different continents, one would have hoped for something better than Love Never Dies,...

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The Courtesy Bar transforms into Miracle on Orange for the holidays

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Booze is as endemic to the holidays as candy canes and gelt, and this year, one of downtown’s top craft cocktail bars is going all-in on a holiday revamp sure to put some wassail on your chest. The Courtesy Bar has been selected as one of 56 bars across the...

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Eugene Snowden's Afrobeat band Umoja gets reunion show at Will's Pub this week

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 8:30 AM

Every Afrobeat band is essentially a Fela Kuti cover band, doing its part to keep the fire of Kuti’s perpetual groove stoked and ready for future generations to discover. How fitting, then, that Orlando’s most charismatic musical showman, Eugene Snowden, got his start locally as the frontman of Umoja, an...

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