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Election 2014’s random write-in votes included Mickey Mouse and Billy Manes

November 20, 2014
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The Orange County Supervisor of Elections released a list of all the write-in votes received in this month's election and some of them are pretty great.
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Artegon Marketplace Orlando opening promises to bring culture to I-Drive

November 19, 2014
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Artegon Marketplace Orlando opening promises to bring culture to I-Drive

Festival Bay mall gets much needed injection of culture with new Artegon Marketplace Orlando opening.
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Beth Marshall brings back her immersive Beatnik party at the Venue

November 5, 2014
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Beth Marshall brings back her immersive Beatnik party at the Venue

This Beat-inspired party makes the attendees a part of the show in this fundraiser for the Orlando Fringe Festival.
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Council Watch: Liveblogging Orlando city government because somebody has to

October 20, 2014
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Council Watch: Liveblogging Orlando city government because somebody has to

Well, hello there! It’s been a good three weeks since your representative tentacles of city governance gathered at the dais – you know, right across from the shaving apparatus that looks like a performing arts center (oh, wait! Wrong way around) – and we’re positively chuffed that everything is about to get back to...
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Will they or won’t they?: Following this morning’s “discussion” on marriage equality at the County Commission

October 14, 2014
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Will they or won’t they?: Following this morning’s “discussion” on marriage equality at the County Commission

You may have read in the Orlando Sentinel this weekend that Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs – who made an appearance at Come Out with Pride for the second year in a row on Saturday – would be confronted once again with the idea that her and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners...
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work

September 29, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work

Good day, and welcome to the show. In about seven minutes, we’ll fall into yet another downward spiral of civic blurring in the service of trying to millions of dollars from going unnoticed. Today is the second read on the controversial College Park development The Princeton. Grumble, grumble, no growth, sprawl, grumble. Today sees...
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work for the fun of it

September 15, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work for the fun of it

Good afternoon. It seems like only a week ago that we were staring blankly into the beige of another city toe-dip into governance. OH WAIT, IT WAS. Today, your dais with the mostest will be doing its usual song and dance for the first couple of hours – of interest, the city (via OUC)...
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work, because somebody ought to

September 8, 2014
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COUNCIL WATCH: Liveblogging your city at work, because somebody ought to

Well hello!!!! Welcome to our gracious blogging room. It’s been a bit since your dais darlings have convened for a game of Go Fish (it was totally a month ago), mostly because they’ve been cobbling together the next fiscal year’s budget (we won’t be sitting around for that production at 5:01 p.m.) where they...
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