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• Florida is the nation’s largest producer of sugar cane, responsible for half of the country’s crop.
Sugar’s environmental impact here is bitterly debated as work now begins among the sprawling fields south of Lake Okeechobee on a reservoir aimed at Everglades restoration. Read More »
• The first public private partnership in the country between Uber and five cities launched Monday in central Florida. Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Longwood, Maitland, and Sanford are offering subsidized rides within the five-city jurisdiction. Read More »
• This weekend independent artists will put their talents on display as RAW Orlando presents Fixate. RAW showcases indie talent in visual art, film, fashion design, performance art, photography and more at shows around the world. Orlando gets its turn Saturday. Read More »
• For a place called Lion’s Pride, there’s not a whole lot to be proud of at this soccer-themed sports bar and restaurant. I suppose the developers could take some satisfaction in having created a sports bar of epic proportions. The orchestra-and-balcony style stadium seating facing a wall of giant televisions provides great viewing. But although they’ve got the visual part down, this sports bar loses on all other aspects, from service to food and even to the warm and flattish beer. A good sports bar should be able to manage a decent burger. LP’s All American Bacon Cheddar Burger certainly looked good, a thick patty topped with a slab of almost melted cheddar cheese, a couple of rashers of bacon … Read More »
• Biologists are posting hundreds of signs on the seawalls of the Indian River Lagoon in an effort to save dolphins. The placards caution visitors not to feed the dolphins or discard fishing gear in the lagoon.
Seven dolphins have been killed by fishing lines and hooks so far this year, a surge from recent years. Fishing lines can entangle dolphins or cause them to choke on their food. Biologists believe the increase in deaths is caused my mother dolphins teaching their calves to take fish off fishing lines and approach humans for food. Read More »
• Orlando composer, conductor and performer Chris Belt is on the leading edge of contemporary classical music. Belt joined Intersection to talk about finding music in unlikely places, like the leaves of a plant, and he plays some songs on his guitar. Read More »