An unforgettable evening with Yatin Patel

When we created HotspotOrlando we wanted to create a bridge between Brazilians and America, because it is not fair that these communities have grown so much apart alienating each other, sometimes for language barriers, sometimes for simple lack of interest or information. Being Brazilian myself but hungry to see and learn everything, I can share…

MyCityEats Magazine 2011 Awards

We were invited by a great friend that was nominated for the award, YUMMIES Desserts. I was happy that their hard work was finally paying off. As a business that is established as a Brazilian Sweet shop, one thing is to be popular among your community, it is easier but when you are nominated for an award,…

Picture Peace.

A beautiful Saturday morning at Lake Eola, reunites, photographers, families and their children, showing that peace can happen and it should.  Orlando based  photographer  Barry Kirsch, founder of the photography oriented peace movement , Picture Peace hosted the world’s first ever “Peace Mob”,to help bring about world peace  by transforming every citizen on the planet into a photographer.

Flash Mob @ Lake Eola !

 It’s a “Flash Mob” with Meaning! Orlando, Florida, USA – Orlando-based photographer Barry Kirsch, founder of the photography oriented peace movement, Picture Peace is hosting the world’s first ever “Peace Mob”, September 24 from 10:00am to 10:30 at Lake Eola. The goal is to completely encircle Lake Eola with people holding signs saying “Picture Peace”.

La Gran Fonda Chilena de Orlando by HotspotOrlando.

Chile Independence Day is celebrated on September 18th, when still as a  Colony, conquered its  freedom from the control of Spain. Today we had the first celebration for the Chile Independence in Orlando.

HotspotOrlando @ Senso…

It is Friday Night and Senso has everything you need for a good time. Cylon on control, full house, great vibe .

Hispanic Heritage Month is officially open!

Today was the official opening for the Hispanic Heritage Month.Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 2 Commissioner Tony Ortiz and the City of Orlando will host the 5th annual City of Orlando Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff on Thursday, September 15, to celebrate the influence of Hispanic culture in Orlando.

Orlando remembers 9/11

When the whole country still remembers this tragic day, this year we also complete 10 years of  mourning and we take time to stop and look back, remembering those that died victims and also heroes.

Orlando Calling


CFBACC celebrating Brazil’s Independence Day.

Today at The Crown Plaza Orlando Universal the Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce, had a special celebration for the Brazilian Independence day. Many members from the Chamber attended and also guests invited to be part of such an important day. The hotel had the event st at their ballroom which was very nicely…

Band Bra @ Blue Martini, one more time.

And the magic happened again ! Blue Martini repeats the party ! and this time almost doubled in number of people. It was really great as usual. Sunday night at Blue Martini, belongs to the Brazilian people in Orlando! But also to all the people that were there to enjoy the magic.