Gov. Ron DeSantis caught in real-life 'Virgin vs. Chad' photo during Joe Biden's Florida visit

It would appear that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis — one of the most prominent Republican voices not named Donald and heir apparent…

By Alex Galbraith

Ron DeSantis
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets clowned for white boots photo op after Hurricane Ian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was heavily criticized yesterday for showing up in the Fort Myers Beach area wearing campaign gear, stopping Hurricane Ian…

By Colin Wolf

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets clowned for white boots photo op after Hurricane Ian
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Snapshots of cleanup and life in Orlando the weekend after Hurricane Ian

Orlando is still — figuratively and literally — digging itself out from the damage wrought by Hurricane Ian late last week. Flooding, downed trees and…

By Matt Keller Lehman

Ian
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' focus on 'looting' causes outrage

We go through this with every storm. Nobody wants your waterlogged electronics and soggy couch. Still, Ron DeSantis has a campaign to…

By Alex Galbraith

Ron DeSantis and Ashley Moody have pushed the idea that looting is happening in their state.
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24 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night

Halloween is nearly here. Thrill-seekers and history buffs, check out some of the creepiest Central Florida urban legends. You'll have a new…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

24 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night
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Orlando area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to explore this fall

It might not feel as crisp around Central Florida as other places in the fall, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Corn Maze Orlando  
    15239 Lake Pickett Road, 407-929-0970
     The corn maze and pumpkin patch opens on October 8 with hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Prices for the maze and park range from $10 to $15 depending on age.
    
    Photo via Corn Maze Orlando
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Hurricane Ian aftermath in Orlando in photos

Hurricane Ian caused widespread flooding throughout Orlando when it passed through town earlier this week. Photographer Matt Keller Lehman went out to…

By Matt Keller Lehman

Orlando's Hurricane Ian aftermath in photos
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Photos show extent of Lake Eola flooding

Orlando experienced widespread flooding due to Hurricane Ian. No corner of the metro was spared from the heavy rain and resultant floods…

By Alex Galbraith, Graham Jarrett

Photos show extent of Lake Eola flooding
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Hurricane Ian brings historic flooding to Orlando, OC Fire Rescue evacuates residents by boat

Photos shared by Orange County Fire Rescue show the first responders using boats to rescue residents from flooded areas of Orlando, including…

By Alex Galbraith

First responders evacuate residents from the Rio Pinar neighborhood in Orlando.
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Enjoy these AI-generated paintings of rednecks shooting at hurricanes ahead of Hurricane Ian

Modern times call for modern solution, or at least modern amusements. That's what we have to imagine was running through the mind…

By Alex Galbraith

Enjoy these AI-generated paintings of rednecks shooting at hurricanes ahead of Hurricane Ian
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The best Hurricane Ian jokes and memes are already here

As of now, we're not sure where exactly Hurricane Ian will make landfall. And, while this is a potentially deadly scenario, it's…

By Staff

The best Hurricane Ian jokes and memes are already here
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Everything we saw at Beth McKee's and Her Funky Time Band's sold-out show at Winter Park's Blue Bamboo

Head Swamp Sista Beth McKee held court at Winter Park's Blue Bamboo Center and kept the capacity house rocking. Jim Leatherman caught…

By Matthew Moyer, Jim Leatherman

Everything we saw at Beth McKee's sold-out show at Winter Park's Blue Bamboo
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Everything we saw at the only Florida show on My Chemical Romance's reunion tour

My Chemical Romance is back! And Gerard Way was front and center kicking off spooky season. The band made more than clear…

By Jacquelin Goldberg

Everything we saw at the only Florida show on My Chemical Romance's reunion tour
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A tube-shaped house is for sale in St. Petersburg

A former dilapidated barn in St. Petersburg was transformed into a modern tube-shaped home—and it's currently on the market. Located on a…

By Staff

Tube house
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The Haunted Road brings a 'human slaughterhouse' to Orlando this Halloween

The Haunted Road made its gory return to Orlando this weekend. Take a look around their human slaughterhouse before you go. 

By Seth Kubersky

The Haunted Road brings a 'human slaughterhouse' to Orlando this Halloween
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This Florida dome home near the beach is on the market for $329K

Who doesn't love a little dome on the beach? Because right now a very-Florida dome home is currently on the market. Located…

By Alex Galbraith

Dome
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This Haunted Mansion-themed Airbnb in Kissimmee promises 'wall-to-wall creeps'

What would live in a haunted Airbnb? The corpse of our regulatory state? The ghost of affordable housing? No matter, some enterprising…

By Alex Galbraith

This Haunted Mansion-themed Airbnb in Kissimmee promises 'wall-to-wall creeps'
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This pagoda house in DeLand is for sale now

Whether it's the proximity to so many amusement parks or simply too much sun, there's something in the air in Central Florida…

By Alex Galbraith

This pagoda house in DeLand is for sale now
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A woodsy castle on Orlando's Lake Mary Jane just hit the market

You hear a lot about castles in Central Florida. From the big one at the heart of Walt Disney World to the…

By Alex Galbraith

A woodsy castle on Orlando's Lake Mary Jane just hit the market
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Your family can live like royalty in this newly listed cozy castle in Orlando

Castle alert! This cozy castle is perfect for a small family ready for some medieval times (with modern conveniences) and it just…

By Jessica Bryce Young

A cozy castle
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If Orlando had its own signature cocktails, what would they be?

Orlando has more than its fair share of places to get a drink, but little in the way of a signature drink.…

By Alex Galbraith

If Orlando had its own signature cocktails, what would they be?
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Orlando's best restaurants of 2022, as chosen by our readers

While it will take years for Orlando to shake its reputation as the chain capital of the world,  real heads know that…

By Alex Galbraith

Best Brunch

   1st: Santiago's Bodega, santiagosbodega.com 
  

   2nd: Maxine's on Shine, maxinesonshine.com 

  

   3rd: The Briarpatch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com 
All Best of Orlando® 2022 winners posted on 8/31/22
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Here are all of the menus for Orlando Burger Week 2022

We can think of few better ways to celebrate the end of summer than eating one (or several) last burgers from Orlando's…

By Alex Galbraith

Here are all of the menus for Orlando Burger Week 2022
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Florida home of Derek Jeter, Tom Brady to be demolished

The home of two of Tampa's biggest champs will soon see the wrecking ball. In May of 2021,  Yankees legend Derek Jeter sold…

By Alex Galbraith

Florida home of Derek Jeter, Tom Brady to be demolished
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This Orlando vacation home with Dumbo-themed circus arcade and a 'Moana' bedroom is on sale now

These vacation houses out in Reunion have to be in competition with each other. That's the only way we can think to…

By Alex Galbraith

This Orlando vacation home with Dumbo-themed circus arcade and a 'Moana' bedroom is on sale now
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Everything we saw at the Red Hot Chili Peppers' stadium show in Orlando

Mere rain can't stop the funk! Legions at fans at Camping World Stadium weren't deterred at all by the odd downpour and…

By Gianna Aceto

Everything se saw at the Red Hot Chili Peppers' stadium show in Orlando
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Everything we saw at Pup's show at Orlando's Plaza Live last night

Thank God! Pup the band hit Orlando on Wednesday for a headlining show at the Plaza Live. The crowd sang along raucously…

By Jim Leatherman

Everything we saw at Pup's show at Orlando's Plaza Live last night
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Universal is going to unleash an unspeakable evil in the Wizarding World to celebrate Halloween

Halloween Horror Nights is far from the only game in town anymore and Universal seems to know it. The competition from Sea…

By Alex Galbraith

Universal is going to unleash an unspeakable evil in the Wizarding World to celebrate Halloween
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Everything we saw and heard over Will's Pub's 27th anniversary weekend in Orlando

Orlando venue Will's Pub marked 27 years of mayhem with a stacked slate of Labor Day weekend events. On Friday, there was King…

By Jim Leatherman

Everything we saw over Will's Pub anniversary weekend
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Orlando Magic anti-vaxxer Jonathan Isaac to appear at conservative conference with MyPillow guy

Orlando Magic's most prominent anti-vaxxer and least prominent draft pick Jonathan Isaac is appearing at yet another conservative conference. Alongside the CPAC…

By Alex Galbraith

Orlando Magic anti-vaxxer Jonathan Isaac to appear at conservative conference with MyPillow guy
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