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Archive for Monday, April 4, 2016

Some Assembly Required

The interesting thing about the Orion capsule is that its being put together at Kennedy Space Center where it will eventually launch. Thats a new technique for NASA. In the past, capsules were shipped to KSC fully assembled.
Published in Are We There Yet

Spotlight: Canvas In Lake Nona

Lake Nona has been in need of some good restaurants to serve the residents moving into the mushrooming communities. And now they have Canvas, a dinner-only restaurant featuring American cuisine influenced by Floridas Southern and Latin roots. Im not at all sure what that means, but I enjoyed my dining experience at Canvas. The menu, under the direction of executive chef Bryan Thoman, isnt easy to summarize. Yes, one can find the Southern and even Latin influences, but there are also a few Asian ones. Such as with the Oak-charred Octopus, which had the hunk of tentacle with a sherry braise accompanied by bok choy with soy and ginger and a sweet chili-mango puree. The flavors were all good, and ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Intersection: Friday News Round Table

Thousands of pounds of dead fish have been hauled away from the Indian River Lagoon but the brown tide remains. A group of U.S. Womens Soccer players, including the Orlando Prides Alex Morgan, have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination.
Published in Intersection

Dirty Dancing, Junkbots and Food & Wine Fest

Dirty Dancing, the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their live is now a stage musical!  Its now traveling around the country taking up residency in giant million dollar performing arts halls across the country and Orlandos got one. Dirty Dancing has heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing- dirty dancing. The show plays tonight, Saturday and Sunday. For exact times and ticket prices go to orlando.broadway,com. Artist Randall Smith presents his fourth annual exhibition of cute robots, this year with an ice cream theme! The show is currently hanging until April 24th at BART in Mills 50 ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City