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ORLANDO, FL [September 30, 2011] – October 1 will mark one year since the state-of-the-art AmwayCenter opened its doors to the Central Florida community.  In the span of one year, more than 1.4 million people have experienced the Amway Center, attending 200 different events, ranging from the biggest names in pop music, to sporting events and family shows, while also playing host to numerous free community events, rented private meeting space and several conferences.In the first year, the Amway Center provided fans with extraordinary access to event coverage both inside and outside the arena — delivering more captivating video in higher definition, dramatic lighting and sounds, and an overall entertainment experienced that exceeds anything fans have previously had. Continue reading

An unforgettable evening with Yatin Patel

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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 our findings here, and from here to anyone on the web that is eager enough to celebrate all great things in life. We love photography, but as our lenses travel Orlando, I can tell you many great surprises are just too good and deserve to be spread. Continue reading

MyCityEats Magazine 2011 Awards

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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, by such a renowned magazine, you are now seen in a whole different perspective . Yummies is the only Brazilian Business ever nominated for this award in Orlando, regardless, their work is professional, innovative, and they follow all the American standards. Professional from top to bottom. Continue reading

Picture Peace.

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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. Continue reading

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”. Continue reading

La Gran Fonda Chilena de Orlando by HotspotOrlando.

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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. Continue reading

HotspotOrlando @ Senso…

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