This Orlando home, on the market for $5.6 million, features a hidden passage to Harry Potter's famous Platform 9 3/4

Immersive, theme park-style theming is a bit contagious. Any look at the market in Orlando will find a host of homes built…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Orlando home, on the market for $5.6 million, features a hidden passage to Harry Potter's famous Platform 9 3/4
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A river runs through this Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Orlando home, on the market for $1.4 million

Frank Lloyd Wright is a rare architect that most Americans can name. His massive body of work spanned the country, reaching all…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

A river runs through this Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Orlando home, on the market for $1.4 million
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Ron DeSantis looking ill at press conference fuels speculation that Florida Gov. has COVID-19

A video making the rounds on Twitter is fueling speculation that governor Ron DeSantis contracted COVID-19. The executive who is in competition…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Ron DeSantis looking ill at press conference fuels speculation that Florida Gov. has COVID-19
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Orlando's Green Island Ranch sold for $150 million in December, the first time the ranch has changed hands in 100 years

It's hard to think a nearly 6,000 acre piece of property could reflect anything in miniature, but that's exactly what's happening with…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Orlando's Green Island Ranch sold for $150 million in December, the first time the ranch has changed hands in 100 years
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The 21 wildest Florida Man stories of 2021

In an odd year, our resident folk hero had to step up his strangeness. 2021's top Florida Man stories prove that no…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The 21 wildest Florida Man stories of 2021
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Orlando's 20 most WTF headlines of 2021

Even without the coronavirus, it was a weird year. Here are the strangest things we covered in the last 12 months.

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Orlando's 20 most WTF headlines of 2021
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The 18 strangest Florida wildlife encounter stories of 2021

Florida is haphazardly built on top of wild swamps and forests. As the houses push endlessly out into spaces that once held…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The 18 strangest Florida wildlife encounter stories of 2021
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This all-brick, historic Florida Tudor comes with a goose coop nicer than most houses

When it comes to Florida real estate, they truly don't make them like they used to. Cracker homes and brick estates gave…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This all-brick, historic Florida Tudor comes with a goose coop nicer than most houses
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This historic Florida mansion comes with a yard designed by Bok Tower's landscape architect

A Central Florida home with ties to the area's most famous Gothic tower, is now for sale in Lake Wales. Located at 2300…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This historic Florida mansion comes with a yard designed by Bok Tower's landscape architect
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A historic Orlando home that has belonged to Al French, the team behind Hamburger Mary's is once again on the market

Delaney Manor has lived several lives. The Greek Revival home in Lake Cherokee was built in 1921 by one of the founders…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

A historic Orlando home that has belonged to Al French, the team behind Hamburger Mary's is once again on the market
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This Montverde log cabin/yoga retreat comes with a free Tesla

We've seen some weird things touted as perks in our time covering interesting houses. Burned-down buildings hyped for their adaptability. Countless folks…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Montverde log cabin/yoga retreat comes with a free Tesla
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This mid-century modern Winter Park mega-home conceals a massive hidden courtyard

Whether you are a diabolical super-villain who wants to take over the world with a giant laser beam, or just a super-fan…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This mid-century modern Winter Park mega-home conceals a massive hidden courtyard
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Ex-Magic player Victor Oladipo's Orlando home (and its massive sneaker closet) just sold for $1.6 million

Victor Oladipo's house is a much more permanent fixture in Orlando than the ex-Magic player himself. Oladipo lasted just three years in…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Ex-Magic player Victor Oladipo's Orlando home (and its massive sneaker closet) just sold for $1.6 million
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This Florida man cave mansion comes with an indoor gun range

A Florida house with an absurdly large space dedicated to stereotypical guy stuff is now on the market. Located at  11409 Manatee Ter. in…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Florida man cave mansion comes with an indoor gun range
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Universal Orlando fans react to addition of Earl the Squirrel holiday character at park

Theme park stans can get a little nutty about the park lore. Mintaie that goes unnoticed by thousands of passersby, once placed…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Universal Orlando fans react to addition of Earl the Squirrel holiday character at park
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This Tampa home comes with a stage floor once used by Elvis

A relic from the King has been hiding in Tampa, at the home of a former closer for the Cleveland Guardians. Right…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Tampa home comes with a stage floor once used by Elvis
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Every Publix in Orlando, ranked

Few things inspire loyalty like a favorite grocery store. Throw in the already cultish adherence to the chicken and subs-sling grocery chain…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

28. Lake Eola
    400 E Central Blvd
    One of only two true competitors for worst Publix in Orlando. It skirts by the winner of that dubious distinction because the haters of the other Publix had sheer numbers on their side. Everyone who mentioned this Publix called it a miserable experience from the petitioners out front to the confusing interior.
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Orlando residents roast immersive Van Gogh exhibit for not living up to shows in other cities

It's fair to say that the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit didn't live up to the hype. After months of waiting and one…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Orlando residents roast immersive Van Gogh exhibit for not living up to shows in other cities
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Orlando shares memories of Soundbar (and Backbooth) after downtown venue closes

The venerable downtown venue once known as Backbooth and currently known as Soundbar announced that it was shuttering yesterday. In a letter…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Orlando shares memories of Soundbar (and Backbooth) after downtown venue closes
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Brian Laundrie's parents appear to be selling their Florida home

Brian Laundrie's parents appear to be selling their Florida home. According to a report from the New York Post, the family have…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Brian Laundrie's parents appear to be selling their Florida home
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Nancy Pelosi did not buy this $25 million Florida mansion

There's so many real things to be angry about if you are living in the United States.  And yet, conservatives of the…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Nancy Pelosi did not buy this $25 million Florida mansion
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This Central Florida home comes with a giant pirate ship in the pool

A sprawling home with arguably the most piratey pool in Tampa Bay is now on the market in Lutz. Located at 19165 Geraci…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Central Florida home comes with a giant pirate ship in the pool
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This historic home in downtown Sanford is perfect for an urban farmer

We've all had the desire to just check out. Get a plot of land, some animals and some seeds and just try…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This historic home in downtown Sanford is perfect for an urban farmer
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This historic Colonialtown cottage comes with a modern apartment out back for $649K

If you've been looking at Orlando real estate recently, you've likely asked "who can afford this?" The skyrocketing prices in the Orlando…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This historic Colonialtown cottage comes with a modern apartment out back for $649K
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Stone from Jerusalem, stained glass from Italian churches can't distract from this Maitland home's blue agate fireplace

There's a lot to love in this Maitland megahouse of the holy, particularly for the rich and devout.   If you can…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Stone from Jerusalem, stained glass from Italian churches can't distract from this Maitland home's blue agate fireplace
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This Florida mansion was once owned by Madonna, now it's being sold by a dog

Gunther the German shepherd, a dog with generational wealth thanks to a $500 million-dollar trust, is now selling his Florida waterfront mansion…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Florida mansion was once owned by Madonna, now it's being sold by a dog
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This Florida mansion on a private island is the most expensive home on Zillow

Florida can't be counted on for a lot, but it's a good source of private islands and eye-popping real estate prices. Those…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This Florida mansion on a private island is the most expensive home on Zillow
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A historic Orlando Queen Anne from the 1800s is on the market for $1.9M

There's precious few preservationists among the moneyed Floridians. More often than not, historic homes and irreplaceable natural features are bulldozed and dredged…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

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This $305K Florida condo is in a train car under a bridge

If you tried to write a fictional account of an overheated housing market, and you included a train car under a bridge…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This $305K Florida condo is in a train car under a bridge
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20 diners, cafes and delis in Orlando that you need to try

The food world has bougie-fied since the turn of the century, turning even humble Orlando into a hotbed of gastronomists, deconstructioners and…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Hash House A Go Go 
    407-370-4646, 5350 International Drive
    Twisted farm food and crafted cocktails are Hash House A Go Go’s speciality. Make sure to check out their world-famous sage fried chicken. 
    
    Photo via Hash House A Go Go/Facebook
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