Autopsy: Actor Michael K. Williams died of drug intoxication

Actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication in what New York City’s medical examiner said Friday was an accidental death. What You Need To Know New York City’s medical examiner said Friday that actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication earlier this month Williams had fentanyl, parafluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine in his […]

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Florida on a Tankful: Learn to ride dirt bikes in Bushnell

BUSHNELL, Fla. — Off the beaten paths and away from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ll find the quiet town of Bushnell. A charming community with a local staple, a man who is taking his lifelong passion and sharing it not only with his tight-knit neighborhood but anyone who will make the journey […]

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Florida on a Tankful: Explore the world of gaming inside an arcade bar

ORLANDO, Fla. — This Orlando bar offers something a bit different from those who love the classic arcade-style games of the past. What You Need To Know “It’s sweet and strong,” Tyler Shmookler said as he fixed a drink behind the bar.  While Shmookler fixes drinks like any other bartender, he certainly doesn’t work at […]

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Chef’s Kitchen: Homemade Curry Laksa Ramen by Hawkers

This week’s Chef’s Kitchen is a hearty family recipe that has been shared for generations. It’s a flavorful dish dedicated to someone mighty special. “This is food I grew up eating,” Chef Allen Lo said, smiling. “I am making Po Po Lo’s Curry. Po Po is actually what I call my grandma.” It’s a Singaporean […]

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5 things to know about Goblins & Giggles Weekends at Gaylord Palms

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – You may have noticed some Halloween events kicking off already, and that includes at a Kissimmee resort known for its holiday events. So we’re taking you inside to meet the creative team and the characters they’ve created. Goblins & Giggles Weekends is now in its 6th year, but it will feel totally new. […]

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Dr. Phillips Center to require mask and proof of vaccination or negative test

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will require masks for all people 2 years old and up attending indoor shows and events starting Oct. 1, the facility announced Thursday. What You Need To Know Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts updates safety policies Starting Oct. 1, masks will be […]

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5 things to know about Jewel Orlando Speakeasy

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’ve never experienced a “speakeasy” vibe, you’re in for a big awakening at Jewel Orlando. On select nights, you can interact with the people and talent behind the International Drive lounge with toe-tapping entertainment. Jewel Orlando is a dueling piano speakeasy with hand-crafted cocktails and small bites. It’s located at Pirates […]

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5 things to know about Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

ORLANDO, Fla. – After being canceled last year because of the pandemic, Halloween Horror Nights has returned to Universal Studios Florida. Here are five things to know. 1. History in the Making Halloween Horror Nights kicks off Friday and this year Universal is celebrating a milestone: 30 years of scares. 2. Haunted Houses They have […]

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Florida on a Tankful: Carson Springs Wildlife provides sanctuary for exotic animals

The Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation cares for a wide variety of animals, but the sanctuary offers much more. What You Need To Know More than 100 rescued animals currently live on the property Big cats, hyenas, a rhino and more are cared for You’ll find Barry Janks out among the animals and numerous enclosures […]

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Chef’s Kitchen: Using woodfire cooking to make a pork porterhouse squeal

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —  Woodfire cooking is his jam and chef Jason Campbell of Luke’s Kitchen and Bar knows how to sizzle up a good pork porterhouse. What You Need To Know The porterhouse will sit on a bed of a sweet onion sauce And there is a sweet salad with Southern peaches as a tasty […]

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