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Repeal Day: Orlando’s Alternatives to Alcohol

Repeal Day: Orlando’s Alternatives to Alcohol

You don’t have to booze it up to enjoy a tasty apertif here in Orlando Sometimes, you just want a drink without having to have a drink. When your appetite says yes, but your liver says no, it’s time to do some searching for a fabulous, non-alcoholic beverage. There are plenty of places to whet your whistle in ...

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Shelter pets deserve a chance at finding a loving family, too. Mutt Day is the perfect day to bring your new best friend home from an Orlando shelter or rescue! Dogs like that are cute and all, but shelter pups will love you just as much, and they really, really, really need your help (unlike that expensive, ...

I Can’t Come In Today…

I Can’t Come In Today…

It’s Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day, which might mean calling into work with some creative excuses. Here are a few for us Orlandoans specifically (sorry, boss!) I think we’ve all taken a few liberties while calling in sick. Among my many and varied excuses of sick days past are a few genuine jewels of ...

Orlando Gives

Orlando Gives

Our Orlando community is extraordinarily generous. For National Day of Giving, some rad local charities and how they give back to the world. Since everyone seems to focus more on the “thanks” and less on the “giving” on Thanksgiving, National Day of Giving gives us a chance to do a little something extra for ...

How to Get Out of this World on National Red Planet Day

How to Get Out of this World on National Red Planet Day

It’s National Red Planet Day! The first time we saw Mars, was on this day in 1964, when NASA’s Mariner 4 transmitted images of the fourth planet from the sun, back to the third. In addition to our proximity to the Space Coast, Orlando has a few really out of this world opportunities to discover more about ...

Prohibition Era Cocktails

Prohibition Era Cocktails

While alcohol was illegal, underground booze culture flourished and shaped our current tastes The best way to get people excited about something is to make it illegal. So, it makes sense that after the manufacturing and sale of alcohol was made illegal in 1919, a spirited culture of alcohol consumption flourished. ...

Family Fun in Orlando 10/1/16-10/15/16

Family Fun in Orlando 10/1/16-10/15/16

By: Jacqueline Foust ( Art in the Park Orlando) Hooray its Fall in Orlando. Today it is 92 degrees but that will not keep me away from a piping hot pumpkin spice latte. As I slide back into my car sweat drips in my eyes and my butt skin becomes one with the leather seats of the family truckster. I am partially ...

Be-1 Concepts Brings Unique And Authentic To The Heart Of Winter Park

Be-1 Concepts Brings Unique And Authentic To The Heart Of Winter Park

Park Ave, running through the heart of downtown Winter Park, has long been a gathering place for happy hours and dinner dates when locals want a special kind of night out. While the shopping might be the main attraction for visitors during daylight hours, it’s the cuisine and the cocktails that bring people together ...

Valhalla Bakery Transports Your Tastebuds to Heaven

Valhalla Bakery Transports Your Tastebuds to Heaven

Celine Duvoisin, co-owner of Market on South, is a goddess when it comes to mixing plant-based ingredients and baking them into culinary confections fit for heaven. She started as a cake decorator at Publix, and eventually worked her way up to bakery manager. In those nine years at Publix, she was requested to bake ...

ORLANDO EVENTS #WORTHDOING 4/18/16- 4/24/16

ORLANDO EVENTS #WORTHDOING 4/18/16- 4/24/16

Trying to decide what family adventures to take this week? Here’s a list of our top picks for Orlando events #WorthDoing. The famed duo, Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter preform at the Dr. Phillips Center, come out and experience the ultimate foodie festival at the 31st Annual Taste of Winter Park, and come support ...