Friday, November 17, 2017

In rare Orlando show, Son Volt prove to be living masters on stage with Duquette Johnston

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:27 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Son Volt and Duquette Johnston, The Social, Nov. 15 For a Kilimanjaro of reasons – heritage, quality, historical significance, a seeming chronic allergy to Orlando, etc. – Son Volt has been looming especially large on the calendar even among the usually bountiful autumn concert season. The Jay...

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Universal's new Harry Potter Christmas light show is pretty incredible

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:07 AM

Last night Universal hosted a sneak preview of their new "The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts" projection show, and if you have any interest in Harry Potter, you'll probably drop a yule log or two. This season, for the first time ever, both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure are...

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Kick off the holiday season at Ivanhoe Village's annual Jingle Eve

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:30 AM

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with the festive Jingle Eve block party in Ivanhoe Village. Spring for the wine stroll, curated by Tim’s Wine Market, as the historic neighborhood is lit up for this annual seasonal gathering. From a beer garden to food trucks and pop-up shops to...

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Tom and Dan celebrate annual Bad at Business Beerfest in Sanford this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Central Florida’s most successful podcast duo, Tom Vann and Daniel Dennis, are able to make a living off of their “A Mediocre Time With Tom & Dan” show – along with their censored version, “A Corporate Time With …” on WTKS 104.1-FM – a feat they couldn’t accomplish without...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Daytona Beach's historic Bandshell will get a $1 million facelift

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:33 PM

Daytona Beach's historic oceanfront Bandshell, once the site of MTV Spring Break, is finally getting a well deserved makeover. City commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to demolish the interior of the 80-year-old sandcastle-like structure, which will be rebuilt with a $1 million budget, according to the Daytona Beach News Journal. The building,...

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Winter Park's annual ice rink will open this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:19 PM

It's not truly the holiday season until Winter Park opens their annual ice skating rink. The Winter in The Park rink will open this Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. in the Central Park West Meadow (150 N. New York Ave.), on the corner of New York Avenue and Morse Boulevard....

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You can actually buy the 'Ash vs Evil Dead' Delta 88 used at Halloween Horror Nights

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 3:48 PM

Sweet mother of Manson, the Ash vs Evil 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 prop car from Universal's Halloween Horror Nights is for sale, and it runs! Winter Garden-based company Central Florida Furniture/Props/Sets & Staging is selling this functioning prop car for just $3,600, or best offer. Though, technically, the car used in...

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Orlando Brewing releases this year's batch of Chocolate Mint Girl Stout with an all-day party

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Orlando Brewing’s annual tapping of their batch of Chocolate Mint Girl Stout is always a party. It was the first beer in their Babes Brew Series, a selection of beers crafted entirely by female employees of the brewery, and it tastes like a liquid version of the cookies your neighbor’s...

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Don't even bother trying to park in downtown Orlando this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 3:01 PM

This weekend, like just about every weekend, parking will be a soul-sucking experience in downtown Orlando. For the second weekend in a row, the City of Orlando has issued a transportation advisory for downtown. On Saturday, Nov. 18, people are advised to leave early to find parking and anticipate delays...

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Ross Spano, the Florida lawmaker who was totally not looking at Twitter porn, is running for attorney general

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 2:16 PM

State Rep. Ross Spano, a Republican lawmaker who recently attempted to declare porn a health crisis while also "liking" Twitter porn, says he plans to run for Florida attorney general next year. Spano, who also is the chairman of the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, made the announcement Thursday, Nov. 16,...

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