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Selection Reminder: Fiesta Medina today at Orlando Festival Park!

April 22, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Fiesta Medina today at Orlando Festival Park!

Fiesta Medina draws in more than 30,000 Central Florida residents looking for a little connection to their Hispanic roots.
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Orlando Men’s Rugby Team begin run for the championship, ask for donations

April 6, 2012
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Orlando Men’s Rugby Team begin run for the championship, ask for donations

It seems as though basketball and golf are no longer the only sports Orlando is known for. With the rise of teams like Orlando City Soccer Club, Orlando Hurling Club and now the Orlando Men’s Rugby Team, the City Beautiful continues to develop as an up-and-coming sports epicenter. Started in 1970, the Orlando Men’s...
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Selection Reminder: Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

April 3, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

Tuesday, April 3 – Artists & Authors: Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy 6:30 p.m. Orange County Regional History Center 65 E. Central Blvd. 407-836-7010 thehistorycenter.org sold out He may now be a touted author and professor at Yale University, but as a kid, Carlos Eire was airlifted out of...
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TIMBER! and bricks and metal and stuff: a video roundup of the Amway Arena implosion

March 27, 2012
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This past Sunday, March 25, at 7:30a.m., Orlando bid adieu to the old Amway Arena (aka, at one time, the TD Waterhouse Centre) after 23 years of basketball games, graduations and concerts. Click to see the destruction from every angle.
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Selection Reminder: High Tea With the Queen of Hearts!

March 10, 2012
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Selection Reminder: High Tea With the Queen of Hearts!

The Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter have assembled a party like no other.
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Selection Reminder: Florida Writers’ Conference!

February 16, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Florida Writers’ Conference!

Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 16-18 – Florida Writers’ Conference various times through Feb. 18 University of Central Florida $15-$150 Christian Lander of snarkblog Stuff White People Like once wrote, “It’s no secret: White people want to be writers. … Every single white person harbors this dream.” (Lander, who is white, gained a multi-book publishing deal off...
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NBA All-Star Weekend brings celebs to Orlando

February 13, 2012
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NBA All-Star Weekend brings celebs to Orlando

All eyes will be set on Orlando once again, and this time it won’t have anything to do with a high-profile murder case. Good for us! The weekend of February 24-26, Orlando will play host to the 61st annual NBA All-Star Game. This year, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard will headline the Eastern Conference...
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Selection Reminder: 2012 Orlando Winter Beerlympics!

February 11, 2012
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Selection Reminder: 2012 Orlando Winter Beerlympics!

Saturday, Feb. 11 – 2012 Orlando Winter Beerlympics 7 p.m. Wall Street Plaza Wall and Court Streets orlandopubcrawl.com $100 for team of four, $20 for spectators It’s about that time for resolutions to be broken, and what better way to break them than by getting completely wasted and earning the coveted title of Orlando’s...
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Selection Reminder: Seattle alt-rock act Big Eyes tonight at Substance!

February 6, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Seattle alt-rock act Big Eyes tonight at Substance!

Monday, Feb. 6 – Big Eyes It would be easy to assume too much about Seattle alt-rock act Big Eyes based on their name alone – there can be only one “Big Eyes” and right now that’s a certain adorkable pixie sitcom star. Thankfully, images of poofy skirts, tiaras and ukuleles are jettisoned the moment...
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