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Next week Intersection will go on hiatus. So today we’re going to take a look at three aspects of Orlando and Central Florida that we’ve covered on the show over the past decade. Central Florida is a dynamic, fast growing community, and that’s reflected in the topics we’re diving into on this show: the media, the culinary landscape and the music scene.
Beemo first appeared on Intersection in 2015, and since then they’ve continued to hone their Americana-influenced sound. Just back from a tour of Austin, Texas, Beemo returned to our studios at WMFE.
For some insights on what makes the culinary scene here in Central Florida unique- and the latest food trends- we invited a panel of chiefs and food writers for a conversation on Intersection.
UCF journalism professor Rick Brunson on the state of the media and coaching the next generation of reporters
Central Florida is a dynamic, fast growing place, and that’s reflected in the media landscape here. UCF journalism professor Rick Brunson reflects on what makes this a unique and challenging place to be a journalist, and on coaching the next generation of media professionals.
The coronavirus pandemic is now in its third year- and while life is in many ways returning to normal- COVID-19 is still with us. For parents facing burnout from two years of pandemic living and figuring out how to navigate the next phase- stress levels are still high.
As gas prices soar, commuters may be doing some thinking about how they get around and how they could do it cheaper. Rollins College Environmental studies professor Bruce Stephenson has been researching how cities are made and what makes them good- or bad- places to live– for decades. We talk to him about his book on living car-free in Portland: ‘Portland’s Good Life: Sustainability and Hope in an American City’, and lessons that could be applied to Orlando. Stephenson says soaring gas prices are a good opportunity to rethink how we get around and how cities are designed. “Planning by nature is based on long term investment, and we’re finally at the point where, obviously, oil is not a …
Limbitless Solutions, the Central Florida non-profit that makes prosthetic arms for kids, moved into a new facility last August. CEO Albert Manero says the move has allowed him to scale up production, producing more prosthetic limbs at a faster rate.