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Archive for Friday, November 4, 2016

Spotlight: 1921 In Mount Dora

Get a room. No, seriously. If you go to 1921 by Norman Van Aken and let me be clear: you should and it means driving the 40-plus minutes from the Orlando area to the Mount Dora restaurant, do yourself a favor and spend the night. Book a room at a hotel, inn or bed and breakfast. That way you can spend the leisurely pace a meal here demands without the worry of the drive ahead. This highly anticipated restaurant from one of Floridas most celebrated chefs is, to be a bit trite, a feast for the senses. The restaurant occupies an old house, built circa 1921, across the street from the Modernism Museum in the quaint downtown. In ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

National Geographic Explores Mars Mission

If you picked up this months copy of National Geographic, youll see a composite photo of Mars, taken by Indias Mars Orbiter Mission Probe. Its a sneak peak at whats to come this month from National Geographic: an in-depth look at colonizing the red planet.
Published in Are We There Yet, Space

Intersection: Pulse 911 Calls; Carl Hiaasen, Dave Barry & Barbara Peterson

https://s3.amazonaws.com/wmfeintersection/110416_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week a judge ruled that recordings of the 911 calls made by the shooter in the Pulse nightclub could be made public. But recordings of other calls from the club that night are still up for debate. Just how much does the public have the right to know? And what about the rights of the families of victims and the survivors of that massacre? Were joined by reporters from the Orlando Sentinel to talk about the legal battle to get ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Pulse 911 Calls Could Be Released

This week a judge ruled that recordings of the 911 calls made by the shooter in the Pulse nightclub could be made public. However, family members of the victims told the judge on Monday they dont want recordings of the calls from inside the club released. The transcripts of those calls have already been made public, but this is the first time the publics heard the voice of Omar Mateen. Just how much more can we learn from the calls the city still hasnt released?
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection, Pulse Shooting