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Jolly Ninjas dance/walking into our hearts

April 18, 2014
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  The Jolly Ninjas, a “collection of like-minded people commited to changing the world through random attacks of kindness” are back at it with the second installment of their Dance/Walk series. Check out this video to get a taste of what will be happening 1-2:30 p.m. around Lake Eola Sunday, April 27th. So it’s...
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Stumped this weekend? Go on a Valentine’s scavenger hunt

February 13, 2014
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Being creative for Valentine’s Day is hard, y’all. This year, it falls on a Friday, which basically forces you to be creative and romantic for an entire weekend, lest you hurt your lovah’s feelings. Well, we don’t want that, so we’re sending you on a silly and romantic(ish) scavenger hunt around Orlando. Let us...
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Human Trafficking Awareness Day at Lake Eola Park on Jan. 25

January 24, 2014
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On Jan. 25, the city of Orlando, the Greater Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force and the Florida Abolitionist Group are giving citizens an opportunity to unite locally against modern-day slavery during Human Trafficking Awareness Day at Lake Eola Park.
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Keeping up with the Joneses in Orlando: 1940s comic depicts the City Beautiful

July 16, 2013
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Keeping up with the Joneses in Orlando: 1940s comic depicts the City Beautiful

“Orlando is like a fairyland,” Mrs. Jones gushes in this vapid 1940s comic that seeks to lure families like the Joneses to Orlando and issues a steady stream of compliments (or rather, positively framed declarations) directed at our town and even finds the best virtue in neighboring areas like Daytona or Silver Springs to...
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Update on Lake Eola swan attack

March 12, 2013
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Update on Lake Eola swan attack

We’re a little behind here (putting out a beer issue turns out to be a lot harder than you’d think), but here’s a quick update on the fatal attack on a Lake Eola swan by a dachshund. The Orlando Police Department says that detectives were able to determine through an investigation that “this was...
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Police Beat: Dog bites swan at Lake Eola

March 6, 2013
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Police Beat: Dog bites swan at Lake Eola

This horrible incident happened at Lake Eola this week. Those poor swans get no respect. From the OPD’s event sheet about the incident: On 03-05-2013 at approximately 1130 hours I Officer Castro 13707 responded to 101 N. Rosalind Ave. at the city park office in reference to a swan that had been attacked by...
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Local restaurants dish it out at Downtown Food & Wine Fest

February 22, 2013
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Local restaurants dish it out at Downtown Food & Wine Fest

Lining the shores of Lake Eola Park, this two-day culinary adventure has guests tasting the likes of Fogo de Chao’s sliced picanha (top sirloin), Dexter’s street tacos and New England lobster rolls from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.
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Orlando Monopoly

February 21, 2013
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  We made it. It’s not all about the Mouse ears that puts us on the map – we now have a “true” Orlando Edition of Monopoly. Not that crummy, fanny pack version made in the late 1990′s, this one is created for the local. This unauthorized game calls out joints like Stardust Coffee and...
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