Archive for: 2016

Attractions Events Family Fun Other
ICE! A Cool Attraction
Dec 8, 2016
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It’s been a few years since I have been to ICE! at the Gaylord Palms resort. The themes of the last few just haven’t been interesting enough for me to want to pay the money to freeze my tail off. Well this year they brought in the Peanuts and I had to take the family […]
Food Restaurants
RUMOR: Central Florida Perkins Closing
Oct 20, 2016
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RUMOR: Central Florida Perkins Closing
UPDATE: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery closed its doors at Southern Trace Plaza after reportedly losing its lease with the Villages Commercial Property division. The restaurant closed unannounced at 2 p.m. Sunday. Orignal Story: We have heard that at least one central Florida Perkins is closing up shop at the end of the week. The old […]
Bars Food Restaurants
Lafayette’s: Tops for Travelers; Locals Love It
Sep 28, 2016
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  Lafayette’s Restaurant and Bar at Pointe Orlando has a little something for everyone. While many spots in Orlando are popular among tourists or locals, not many are truly inviting enough to entice both. But we found travelers and Orlandoans alike truly enjoying their evening on a recent visit to Lafayette’s. Lafayette’s Restaurant and Bar […]
Attractions Other
Road Trip: Dollywood
Jul 12, 2016
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I will fully admit to being a coaster junkie. My first ever coast (outside of those mountains that Disney calls coasters) was Hercules at Dorney Park in Pennsylvania. At the time it was held the designation as the world’s fastest wooden rollercoaster. I was drug on by my dad, kicking and screaming the whole way, […]
Attractions EPCOT Walt Disney World
2016 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup
Jul 11, 2016
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Sept 14-15: Wang Chung Sept 16-18: STARSHIP ft. Mickey Thomas Sept 19-20: Air Supply Sept 21-23: BoDeans Sept 24-25: Fuel Sept 26-28: Sugar Ray Sept 29-30: Los Lobos Oct 1-2: David Cook Oct 2-3: Wilson Phillips Oct 5-6: Blues Traveler Oct 7-9: Plain White T’s Oct 10-11: 38 Special Oct 12-13: Jeffrey Osborne Oct 14-16: […]
Food Restaurants
Rumor: Pig Floyd’s Opening Second Location
Jul 9, 2016
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Rumor: Pig Floyd’s Opening Second Location
Most of you who have been long time readers of the blog know that one of the first stories I ever posted was a review of Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbacoa in Mills50. To this day, it is still one of my favorite BBQ joints in Orlando. Well we’ve been told that there will be a […]
Bars Concerts Food Music Restaurants
All In The Family – B.B. King’s All-Star Band
Jun 20, 2016
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On a recent night at B.B. King’s Blues Club at Pointe Orlando, there were numerous birthday parties, anniversaries and other family celebrations. There was even a marriage proposal by a young man who had taken his now-fiancee to B.B. King’s on their first date. The club is such a part of their relationship he simply […]
Adults Only Events Family Fun Food
Florida Hospital Gourmet Soiree
May 22, 2016
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I was recently invited to participate in a blogger event to help promote Florida Hospital’s Gourmet Soiree. I had heard great things about past years events but this would be my first chance to get the real experience of what it is all about. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. We […]
Food Restaurants
Character Dining Without the Fuss
May 7, 2016
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Who knew that there was Disney character dining at a hotel not owned by Disney? Ok, maybe some of you did but I sure didn’t realize it. My family and I were invited to dine at the Lakeview Restaurant inside of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista. They offer a character buffet three days a week […]
Food Restaurants
Meet Chef Jason Eccleston
Apr 19, 2016
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Seventeen years ago, Jason Eccleston was working at a fast food franchise cooking French fries. Today, the 33-year-old has worked his way up to the position of executive chef at Itta Bena, a southern-inspired fine dining restaurant located on the second level of Pointe Orlando. Back in his high school days, Eccleston didn’t realize that […]