Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Michelle Visage named grand marshal of Come Out With Pride Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 4:38 PM

RuPaul's Drag Race judge and our favorite Emmy-award winning squirrel friend Michelle Visage will be a grand marshal at Orlando's Come Out With Pride parade next month. Visage, who began her career in the late '80s with the female dance-pop group Seduction and now helps catapult drag queens into stardom, will...

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Shaq is a DJ now, and he's doing a set in Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 2:58 PM

Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Hall of Famer, former Magic center and guy who we assume answers every phone call with "yes, I'll do it," is a DJ now, and he's performing in Orlando this fall. Shaq, who goes by DJ Diesel when he's behind a pair of CDJs large enough...

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Ron DeSantis reportedly says he'll fix Orlando's traffic problems

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:58 PM

A cool thing to do when you're seven points down in the polls is to say you'll fix something everyone universally hates, like traffic, which is exactly what Ron DeSantis is now talking about. While speaking to reporters in Tampa yesterday, the GOP gubernatorial candidate reportedly said he plans...

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Enzian to screen 'Public Image Is Rotten' documentary in November

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:49 PM

British punk legends the Sex Pistols have been covered from every angle, whether in print or the big (and small) screen, but what frontman John Lydon/Johnny Rotten did next musically is every bit as important. New documentary Public Image Is Rotten finally mines that rich historic vein, and it's...

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New 50,000-square-foot soccer complex coming to Lake Nona

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:29 PM

The Tavistock Development Company announced that a new 50,000-square-foot soccer facility is coming to Lake Nona by the summer of 2019. XL Soccer World is scheduled to begin construction of a new facility in Lake Nona before the end of the year. The new facility will be located off Narcoossee Road...

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Disney will allow guests to touch a rhino at Animal Kingdom

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:24 PM

As part of their "Wildlife Wednesday," Walt Disney World announced a new animal attraction on their official blog this morning. Starting Nov. 1 Animal Kingdom will feature an "Up Close With Rhinos" tour where guests can get a closer look at and even touch some of the park's rescued...

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Florida boater somehow gets canoe stuck on alligator's back

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:12 PM

That's what we call a murder log. A Florida canoe company recently posted an extremely clench-worthy video with the caption, "That moment you realize your canoe is stuck on an alligator's back." The clip, which was shot by St. Petersburg-based See Through Canoes, shows the apex predator wedging itself underneath the...

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Here's a Florida man driving a 'street legal' jet ski on the highway

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 12:32 PM

A recent video shows a man casually driving his Sea-Doo down a Florida highway, something that's both totally legal and possible now. The video, shot by Beth Porter, shows a man wearing a black helmet riding down Highway 228 in Jacksonville. According to the Miami Herald, the rider is 23-year-old Trey...

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Florida will spend an additional $4 million to address red tide and algae outbreak woes

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:52 AM

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is pumping another $4 million into efforts to help local communities suffering from red tide and a massive algae outbreak, raising spending to $13 million for the water problems. The agency’s money will be used in Pinellas, Manatee, Collier, Sarasota, Lee and Martin...

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Nadeem's Cheap Assed Bingo takes your grandma's jam underground

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:50 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Nadeem’s Cheap Assed Bingo Night, Will’s Pub, Sep. 17 When it comes to local color, Nadeem Khan is one of the Orlando music scene’s hall of famers. For one, he has decades of street cred from membership in an incredible list of colorful and daring homegrown...

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