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Archive for Monday, December 4, 2017

Spotlight: Copacabana

Copacabana, a Cuban cafe from Mount Dora, has opened a second location in Altamonte Springs. It’s a bright and spiffy spot with friendly service and decent food. The Altamonte location opened only recently, and I have to wonder if the owners knew that the parking lot would be nearly nonexistent when they first planned the new place. The small strip mall, which also is home to longtime Indian restaurant Kohinoor and two breastaurants, Twin Peaks and the Winghouse, is undergoing some sort of construction on the central parking lot. People who wished to eat at Copacabana had to hunt for parking along the sides and hike to the restaurant. It should be testament to the quality of the restaurant that ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Spotlight: Orlando Shakes, Tree Lightings and Pecha Kucha

The movie Its a Wonderful Life is a film everyone loves, even though its in black and white. What is this, the eighties? Is Michael J. Fox going to jump out and say Where were going we dont need angles Now the folks at Orlando Shakes are putting it on stage as a radio play (a.k.a.- they aint paying for sets and they only have to pay 5 actors to play dozens of characters) Its a Wonderful Life is currently running with the final show falling on December 30. For tickets go to orlandoshakes.org. The City of the Orlandos annual Tree Lighting Celebration is tonight until 9 at the Lake Eola amphitheater. The 72 foot tree will be sparkling, carolers ...
Published in Spotlight, The Daily City