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These Thornton Park schoolboys totally made my morning

February 20, 2014
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I was taking photos in Thornton Park this morning to print with my monthly music column Feedback, and as I was standing in the Thornton Park fountain, trying to get some reeeeal artsy shots for ya’ll, these kids circled me, begging me to take their picture instead. I pretended not to notice them, but...
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Fish Out of Water food truck re-brands with new name, menu offerings

October 10, 2013
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Fish Out of Water food truck re-brands with new name, menu offerings

The local Orlando sushi food truck formerly known as Fish Out of Water just announced today, via Instagram and Facebook, that they've undergone a re-branding, including a new name – Sushi & Seoul On the Roll.
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The race is on: Urban ReThink hosts 2nd Annual Broomstick Pony Derby

May 4, 2013
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The race is on: Urban ReThink hosts 2nd Annual Broomstick Pony Derby

One last-chance workshop, along with a pre-race party, will go down on Thursday, May 2, at Urban ReThink, and then the horses hit the pavement along Central Boulevard (between Eola Drive and Summerlin Avenue) on race day for .131- and .262-mile gallops.
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Sunday funday: Sip on wine, craft beer and spirits at the Downtown Pour

April 14, 2013
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Sunday funday: Sip on wine, craft beer and spirits at the Downtown Pour

Look at it more as a chance to spend an afternoon outdoors while sipping on something good – whether that’s red, white, bubbly, tequila or whatever’s your fancy.
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Offal, it’s ON: Chef Tony Adams launches Kennebec, Orlando’s first pop-up restaurant

February 7, 2013
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Offal, it’s ON: Chef Tony Adams launches Kennebec, Orlando’s first pop-up restaurant

Chef Tony Adams and his tireless Big Wheel Provisions team announce Kennebec, an adventurous restaurant that will pop up in the Urban ReThink space March 19-23.
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Überbahn Fridays presents Boy Division at the Falcon

August 23, 2012
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Überbahn Fridays presents Boy Division at the Falcon

Now comes their first excursion into live music with a set from Boy Division, a new local band that OW’s Bao Le-Huu calls “a dark, wiry merge of post-punk and New Wave.”
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Selection Reminder: Downtown Pour today in Thornton Park!

March 25, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Downtown Pour today in Thornton Park!

After eight years, the Downtown Pour continues to appeal to a crowd of newbie sippers with the I’ll-try-everything-once attitude.
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Bravo on ‘Thornton Park’ reality show: Uh, no.

August 19, 2010
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Bravo on ‘Thornton Park’ reality show: Uh, no.

Oh, dreeeam crusher! Look, I don’t take any delight in stomping on the fairy dusted piles of dubious ambition and faux-bitchy machination that plopped out of a power-gay circle in Thornton Park and onto the local news recently. I really don’t. But on Aug. 6, WESH-TV, Channel 2 spotlighted a “juicy cast of characters”...
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