Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson brings a life's worth of stories to Orlando's Plaza Live

Iron Maiden might not be playing Orlando as part of their upcoming tour, but Maidenheads in the City Beautiful got the next…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson brings a life's worth of stories to Orlando's Plaza Live
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Orlando's most anticipated restaurants for 2022

Another year, another chance to pretend we can put the turmoil of last year behind us. Luckily, there’s food: New restaurants that’ll…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Jollibee
    The Filipino fast-food joint is arguably the most anticipated restaurant thanks to its addicting brand of Chickenjoy! fried chicken and their Yumburgers seasoned to elicit langhap sarap. Look it up.
    (Opening spring, 11891 E. Colonial Drive, jollibeeusa.com)Photo via Jollibee.
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Leon Bridges holds court at Orlando's Steinmetz Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Young soul sensation Leon Bridges led the U.K.'s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through a rousing set of songs at the new Steinmetz Hall…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Leon Bridges holds court at Orlando's Steinmetz Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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EPCOT fans react to hours-long lines for Figment popcorn bucket

Disney should know by now that it's impossible to overestimate how long obsessives will wait for a new tchotchke. They made the…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

EPCOT fans react to hours-long lines for Figment popcorn bucket
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Swamburger and Scarlet Monk host a showcase of their art and music at Casselberry Art House

Orlando hip-hop mainstay Swamburger hosted a listening party of a new collaborative album with Scarlet Monk, The Adventures of Mugs & Pockets,…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Swamburger and Scarlet Monk host a showcase of their art and music at Casselberry Art House
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The Mavericks bring their rousing Latin-rock to Orlando's Plaza Live

Latin-music royalty and Grammy winners, the Mavericks came to Orlando with a clutch of new songs from their (first) Spanish-language album En…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The Mavericks bring their rousing Latin-rock to Orlando's Plaza Live
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This historic, lakefront Tudor in College Park just hit the market for $2.2 million

Sometimes it doesn't take a historic story or a famed architect to become an iconic house. Being sufficiently large and pretty will…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This historic, lakefront Tudor in College Park just hit the market for $2.2 million
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Everything we saw at the Steinmetz Hall's 'Rise + Shine' Orlando arts extravaganza

The elegant new performance venue Steinmetz Hall opened on Friday with a showcase of Orlando's arts community that pulled out all the…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Everything we saw at the Steinmetz Hall's 'Rise + Shine' Orlando arts extravaganza
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The best cheap seafood restaurants in Orlando

Sometimes you want a Chilean sea bass with all the trimmings. Other times you just want a big plate of something fresh…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The best cheap seafood restaurants in Orlando
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Machine Girl, Johnnascus and Human presented a night of bleeding-edge heaviness at the Abbey

Machine Girl returned to Orlando this week, graduated up to an even bigger local venue — the Abbey — but the group…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Machine Girl, Johnnascus and Human presented a night of bleeding-edge heaviness at the Abbey
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Celebrate 21 years of the 'I-4 eyesore' with some of our favorite jokes, memes

Construction began on Orlando's Majesty building 21 years ago this month. Tides have come in, tides have gone out, seasons have changed…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Celebrate 21 years of the 'I-4 eyesore' with some of our favorite jokes, memes
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets roasted alive for idiotic 'think about it' tweet

Last Friday, while speaking at a press conference, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis opened his word hole and wondered out loud if people…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets roasted alive for idiotic 'think about it' tweet
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Maitland's Lil 500 Go-Karts was a good time up to its last day

The rev of a gasoline engine. The smell of burnt rubber. The exhilaration of drifting around a slick corner. The feel of…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Maitland's Lil 500 Go-Karts was a good time up to its last day
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John Morgan's son bought the most expensive mansion in Winter Park

It pays to be in the inner circle of the so-called "largest injury law firm." Personal injury scion and Morgan & Morgan…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

John Morgan's son bought the most expensive mansion in Winter Park
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The historic home of Thomas Edison's son is now for sale in Winter Park

Every once in a while, a home with the some real history comes up for sale in the Orlando area. As far…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The historic home of Thomas Edison's son is now for sale in Winter Park
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This perfect recreation of an Italian villa on the Indian River is on the market for $11 million

Florida real estate rarely puts care into the styles they are aping. 30 some-odd years of mass produced suburbia has numbed the…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

This perfect recreation of an Italian villa on the Indian River is on the market for $11 million
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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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A look back at 2021 through the lenses of Orlando Weekly's photographers

The eyes have it! Here is a sampling of strange, beautiful, powerful and unique moments captured by a cadre of Orlando Weekly's…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Come Out With Pride Parade, Oct. 9, Downtown Orlando
    Photo by J.D. Casto
    Orlando’s Come Out With Pride roared back this year bigger and better than ever, and we feel this shot captured the celebratory vibe perfectly. “These gentlemen were doing flips and splits and all of these acrobatic moves. I just walked with them for about 50 or 60 yards trying to capture them in mid-air. I got lucky. This was the only frame that was in focus,” remembers Casto.
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These Eight Low Calorie Cocktails Will Keep You On Track With Your New Year's Resolutions!

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By Orlando Weekly Staff

Hornitos Ranch Water
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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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33 Orlando restaurants that closed during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic hit everyone's pocketbooks in some way or another, but few places were as deeply affected by the economic downturn…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Dandelion Community Cafe 
    618 N. Thornton Ave.
    Dandelion was a progressive vegan restaurant that served the Orlando community for 14 years. The cafe shut its doors Aug. 11, 2020, in part from COVID-19’s financial impact.
    
    Photo via Dandelion Community Cafe/Facebook
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Some of Orlando's best holiday lights are in the theme parks

Even if the weather isn’t frightful, the feeling is so delightful in the parks during this time of the year. Theme park…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Some of Orlando's best holiday lights are in the theme parks
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Kaleigh Baker and Patrick Hagerman go all out as their Lil Indies residency ends

It felt a little like the end of an era as Kaleigh Baker ended her long-running Lil Indies residency in a tuneful…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Kaleigh Baker and Patrick Hagerman go all out as their Lil Indies residency ends
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