WAHLBURGERS OF FLORIDA WELCOMES ITS SECOND LOCATION


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Wahlburgers, the popular restaurant chain founded by Executive Chef Paul Wahlberg and celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie, has officially opened its second Florida location. Wahlburgers Waterford Lakes is located in East Orlando at Waterford Lakes Town Center, Orlando’s largest open air shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Continue reading

ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PRESENTS EAST MEETS WEST


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the fourth concert in the Focus Series, East Meets West on Monday, February 27, featuring guest artist Kayhan Kalhor, an Iranian kamancheh player, composer, and master of classical Kurdish and Iranian traditional music. Performance is at The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, Florida on Monday, February 27 at 7 p.m. Continue reading

The Grand Opening of Young Pine Community Park


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson joined local residents for the grand opening of Young Pine Community Park on Jan. 28. The new park in District 4 features an inclusive playground designed for children with disabilities. Continue reading

Smith Files Bipartisan Bill to Ban Steroid Use On Greyhound Racing Dogs


HB 743 protects Florida’s greyhounds from dangerous

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Tallahassee, FL – Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando) and Rep. Alexandra Miller (R- Sarasota) joined forces with Sen. Dana Young (R-Hillsborough) Friday to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at banning the use of inhumane anabolic steroids on greyhound racing dogs (HB 743/SB 512) Continue reading

Downtown Food & Wine Fest Announces Live Entertainment Top Restaurants, Wines and National Headliners at Lake Eola Feb. 25-26


The Ninth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest is set for Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, 2017 for more than 30,000 foodies and wine lovers to experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the two-day Fest features mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, 50 domestic and international wines and live entertainment.  A portion of the proceeds benefit UCF Foundation, Inc. and Valencia Foundation. Continue reading

ACE CAFE DEBUTS LINE OF LEATHER JACKETS


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-ACE CAFE ENTERS U.S. MARKET, LAUNCHES LINE-

Combining motorcycle functionality with fashion-forward designs – in conjunction with the opening of the first North American location – the iconic Ace Cafe announces the launch of a full lineup of leather jackets for both men and women. Classic, functional, and comfortable, these leathers pay homage to the famous London-based motor-diner, which has served as a beacon to motorcyclists and rockers alike for decades. In fact, it was at Ace Cafe London where “ton-up boys — and girls” hugely influenced the cafe racer culture.

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JAZZ AT DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS


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Formation of the Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra and new, year-long educational initiatives

he Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is establishing its place within the global jazz community with the announcement of the formation of the Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra and new, year-long educational initiatives. Continue reading