Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Other Body bring new South Florida sounds to Will's Pub

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 4:59 PM

Young Miami skronk trio Other Body are part of a young vanguard of new bands from Miami – influenced by the noise weirdness coming out of the Churchill’s/Rat Bastard nexus – that are reinvigorating guitar music in South Florida along with Period Bomb, Teepee, Smut and Pariuh. Other Body deal...

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Rick Scott punts issue of Confederate statue in Florida Capitol to lawmakers

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 4:01 PM

Gov. Rick Scott says proposals to remove a Confederate soldier monument from the Capitol grounds should be handled through the Legislature, where the controversial issue could be discussed early next year. Democratic gubernatorial candidates and the Florida NAACP are among a chorus of people calling for Scott to relocate the...

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Kissimmee 4 Rivers Smokehouse hosts fundraiser this Sunday in honor of fallen KPD officers

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:22 PM

That insatiable craving for a Brontosaurus Rib usually settles in on Sundays, when every 4 Rivers Smokehouse is closed. But not this weekend. This Sunday, the Kissimmee location will shed tradition in honor of Kissimmee Police Department Officers Matthew Baxter and Sgt. Richard "Sam" Howard, who were shot in the...

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Goat blood-drinking white nationalist from Orlando runs for Senate in Florida

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 12:40 PM

A goat blood–drinking white nationalist from Orlando who launched a previous failed bid as a Libertarian says he's running again for U.S. Senate, but this time as a Republican. Augustus Sol Invictus, whose real name is reportedly Austin Gillespie, made the announcement in a video filmed outside U.S. Sen. Bill...

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Florida Sen. Bill Nelson now thinks Confederate statues belong in a museum

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 12:10 PM

A day after ducking a question about Confederate statues, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson wants you to know he thinks they belong in a museum, or perhaps even a cemetery. Nelson took to Twitter yesterday to clarify his stance: In a statement to Politico, Nelson also said he believes the...

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Federal court rejects Sabal Trail pipeline approval, orders environmental review

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM

A federal appeals court Tuesday ordered regulators to take another look at the environmental impact of a major natural-gas pipeline project, saying that an earlier review did not adequately consider resulting greenhouse-gas emissions at Florida power plants. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in a...

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31 free shows happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:59 AM

Wednesday, August 23 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. The Daniel Heitz Band 10:30 pm at Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave. Thursday, August 24...

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Everything you need to know about tonight's Best of Orlando party

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:31 AM

A huge congrats to all the winners and nominees! You are, without a doubt, what makes this city such a great place to live and play. Hat tip to you all! Tonight's the big night and we want to make sure it's extra smooth for everyone who plans to attend....

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Tomorrow, Florida plans to execute first Death Row prisoner in over a year

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:01 AM

Florida's death penalty hiatus is slated to end Thursday, when the state plans to execute the first Death Row prisoner in more than 19 months. But the execution of Mark James Asay — a white supremacist accused of targeting black victims — won't just be the first lethal injection...

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Atlantic Beer & Oyster teams up with Red Cypress Brewery for a four-course dinner tonight

Posted By on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:53 AM

Splurge on a four-course dinner from Atlantic Beer & Oyster with beer pairings for each course from Winter Springs’ Red Cypress Brewery. Courses include bacon-wrapped Florida shrimp paired with Deep Roots Hybrid Amber Ale, a gulf oyster shooter paired with Spook Hill Pale Ale, and clams casino paired with Devil’s...

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