Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:54 PM

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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'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' coming to Enzian Theater

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:50 PM

Do it, Orlando! Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard's brilliantly funny situation comedy. Recorded at the Old Vic Theatre in London, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern follows the journeys of its two hapless title characters living life on the sidelines of Shakespeare's Hamlet. The misadventures of these...

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Hashtags like #metoo opened the floodgates, and now it's time to believe women

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:48 PM

In November 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress played Orlando. He was on a bit of a pop-culture high, having performed the biggest bit of his career thus far the previous month, when he stood on a stage in Philadelphia and dragged Bill Cosby with a joke whose punchline revolved around what was...

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Ray Allen tells Orlando courtroom he was 'catfished'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:04 PM

Former NBA player Ray Allen was accused Monday in an Orlando courtroom of stalking a man named Bryant Coleman, but in fact, he says, Coleman was catfishing him. Allen filed an emergency motion Tuesday to dismiss Coleman's case. Coleman contacted Allen online, presenting himself as "a number of attractive women interested...

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Supervisor's 'just a joke' KKK outfit gets poor reception from Orlando employee

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 4:36 PM

Following what might amount to a stunningly tone-deaf attempt at humor and a stunningly silent corporate response, Orange County resident John Shipley has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As News 6 reports, Shipley claims he was recently subject to discrimination when a supervisor approached him...

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Ban on vaping in the workplace among proposed 2018 Florida amendments

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 3:46 PM

Vaping could be banned in workplaces, and nursing-home and assisted-living facility residents could be guaranteed certain rights — including the ability to sue without limitations — as part of a series of health-care related proposals being considered by a Florida panel that has the power to place proposed constitutional amendments...

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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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