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Archive for Friday, March 31, 2017

Spotlight: Paddlefish

Paddlefish is the re-imagined Fultons Crab House (maiden name: Empress Lily), on the non-floating structure made to resemble a vintage paddlewheel river boat. Its less vintage-y with the recent renovation, which gave it a modern look, both inside and out (though the frozen-in-place paddles remain). This is a huge facility, but it features several smaller dining rooms that keep it from feeling like a large main feeding room on a cruise ship. My guest and I were intrigued by the Crab Fries appetizer and so got an order to share. It was sort of a seafood version of poutine that featured a stack for fries topped with lump crab meat and Louie dressing. Unfortunately, the fries were a bit dry, ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Meet The “Everyday Astronaut”

Photographer Tim Dodd is better known as his alter-ego, the "Everyday Astronaut." Wearing a bright orange flight suit he bought on an auction website, Dodd creates humorous and inspiring photos that bring the world of space flight to the everyday person.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection, Space

Scavenger Hunt, Orlando Phil, Garden Show and Taxidermy

The second annual Mills 50 Madcap is a scavenger hunt, a pub crawl, party taking teams of friends and Individual participants who have no friends to various locations in the Mills50 District to solve puzzles and complete tasks. The fun ends with a big party at Ten 10 Brewing Company with prizes and goody bags. Mills 50 Madcap is Saturday at noon at The Brass Tap. The Orlando Philharmonic will honor the legacy of the late Marvin Hamlisch in a concert featuring Donna McKechnie from the original Broadway cast of A Chorus Line, Jodi Benson from The Little Mermaid, She was Ariel, and an evening of great live music and song. The Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch is Saturday at 8 ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City