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A Very Alternative X-mas

A Very Alternative X-mas

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, tiny tots with their eyes all aglow... Let's face it. Not everyone's wintry season is a lyric from "The Christmas Song." While it may be a "White Christmas" for some, this year others are getting the "Black Christmas" they asked Santa for. ...

The Foodies’ Date Night

The Foodies’ Date Night

It's that time of year where you are expected to do something special for your significant other, but all of the holiday shopping has left your wallet a little on the slim side. Planning a date night under such conditions can be stressful and end up sapping all of the romance from an otherwise great night. You don't ...

The Milk District: More Than Tasty Tuesdays

The Milk District: More Than Tasty Tuesdays

If you're a serious foodie, undoubtedly you're familiar with Tasty Tuesday's; Thornton Park's weekly roundup of the best Orlando food trucks (go to Tasty Tuesday's Facebook page for the rotating roster). Regulars include mobile eateries and pun aficionados like BAD AS'S SANDWICH, SwedeDISH Food Truck, and Holy Schnitz ...

12 Nights of O-Town X-mas

12 Nights of O-Town X-mas

If you're counting down the best ways to spend your final nights of the 2016 holiday season, then this list is for you. 1. Buy a poinsettia December 12 is National Poinsettia Day and while these flowers bloom in the dark of winter, they look beautiful and keep year round in Florida's climate. They're one of ...

Prohibition Ends at Last! Celebration held at Lake Eola Park

Prohibition Ends at Last! Celebration held at Lake Eola Park

A historic celebration was held at Lake Eola in conjunction with the Annual Violectric Holiday Concert on Saturday December 9th.  The event drew nearly a thousand guests who enjoyed a rockin' show and for some lucky VIP guests, craft cocktails courtesy of Old Forester. OLD FORESTER & PROHIBITION On January ...

A Match Made in Heaven: Mid-Week Christmas Shopping & Holiday Happy Hours

A Match Made in Heaven: Mid-Week Christmas Shopping & Holiday Happy Hours

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time to spend your weekends visiting the jam-packed malls, shopping centers, and stores of Central Florida in a never-ending quest for the perfect gift. It can be a stressful time trying to grab those limited time-only items, resisting the urge to battle over a parking spot, ...

Enjoy Art, Beer & Wine for a Great Cause

Enjoy Art, Beer & Wine for a Great Cause

It’s always important to shop locally. This is because spending money in local establishments increases the chances that it will benefit The City Beautiful through jobs, continued retail diversity, and a renewed sense of community. It’s especially important to keep your dollars with local businesses during the holiday ...

Repeal Day: Remembering the End of an Error

Repeal Day: Remembering the End of an Error

It may be Monday, but there is still plenty of reason to celebrate. Today is Repeal Day, which marks the occasion from 83 years ago when Utah ratified the 21st Amendment. This signified a three-quarters majority of states needed to repeal the 18th Amendment, allowing beer, booze, wine, and spirits to flow freely ...

Dice Another Day

Dice Another Day

Today is National Dice Day, a day in which we recognize intimate objects that might have done more to build an entire industry, and the iconic city that goes with it, than anything else. Okay, so the mob may have also had something to do with creating the casino industry and building Las Vegas. Yet without dice, it ...

Celebrate National Rhubarb Vodka Day

Celebrate National Rhubarb Vodka Day

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate the first Saturday in December in a way you’ve never celebrated the first Saturday in December before, turn to a tasty combination you may have never knew existed. Today is National Rhubarb Vodka Day. This observance was introduced by Maple River Distillery in Casselton, North ...

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