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One reason to visit Epcot before the summer

One reason to visit Epcot before the summer

After this summer Epcot will never be the same. Epcot will soon be full of attractions based on Disney and Marvel characters. The days of Epcot teeming with scientific and cultural experiences are fading. One remnant of Epcot’s former glory is its current nighttime finale: IllumiNations – Reflections of Earth. After this summer this fireworks … Continue reading

Goodbye, Downtown Orlando

Goodbye, Downtown Orlando

Downtown Orlando, with its energy, character, and frustrating design, is an interesting place in which to work. The dining options are nearly endless, there’s plenty of paths to take for a refreshing lunch time walk, there’s perhaps even a certain prestige that comes from saying “I work in downtown Orlando.” But it is not without … Continue reading

Main Event bowls us over at Pointe Orlando 

Main Event bowls us over at Pointe Orlando 

It’s hard to believe that I have been visiting Pointe Orlando for about fifteen years now. This shopping and dining complex has evolved over the years and perhaps has some more changes to go through. However, the collection of restaurants is top notch and a great selection for its main clientelle: those that are in … Continue reading

Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge: Naughty or Nice?

Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge: Naughty or Nice?

Some businesses can only exist in Orlando. Really, it’s hard to imagine many other cities that could be home to a year-round Christmas themed lounge. Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge opened just two weeks ago and it is instantly one of the most talked about establishments in Orlando. The theme Christmas covers every corner. It is quirky … Continue reading

The best way to experience STK Orlando

The best way to experience STK Orlando

Disney Springs is alive with fantastic shopping and incredible dining. Just a stroll through The Landing section is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. Welcoming guests at the edge of The Landing, STK Orlando stands proud, ready to provide a modern, contemporary steak house experience. With modern decor, lounge like lighting and music, and a … Continue reading

A poem for Orlando 

A poem for Orlando 

I’d like to share with you a moving, emotion fueled poem written by a dear family member, Pam Hill. It is perhaps a little raw, but I found the passion behind her words to help me down the path of healing. We’ve had one hell of a week, Orlando.   Scream Now Orlando The silence … Continue reading

My thoughts on the Orlando Shooting

My thoughts on the Orlando Shooting

What follows is a stream of consciousness. No set plan as I write, just going through my thoughts tonight 6/12/2016. It happened. I can’t believe it happened. My city is now forever changed. But I hope we change for the better. More love, more acceptance, more working together. This isn’t to say that my city … Continue reading