Happy Birthday Luke’s


Happy Birthday Luke’s Luke’s Kitchen and Bar celebrated its first birthday earlier this month. This is the third concept by the partners of Park Lights Hospitality Group, joining Prato & Luma. Their take on American Cuisine has proved to be a sure-fire winner with the Maitland restaurant scene and beyond. To celebrate this occasion, Luke’s are holding an Anniversary Patio …

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New Year’s Day Brunch at Mesa 21 – 1414 N Orange Ave Orlando.


New Year’s Day Brunch at Mesa 21 –  1414 N Orange Ave Orlando. Looking for the perfect way to start 2018, then head on over to Mesa 21 for their New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch!! Their regular Sunday Brunch is always amazing. From the Taco Station, where the chefs prepare tacos to your individual tastes from a vast array of …

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The Sausage Shack Now Open in Winter Park


The Sausage Shack Now Open in Winter Park Great news! The Sausage Shack is now open for business. Owner Dan Eastwood told us yesterday that they would have a soft opening from Thursday December 21st. Dan relocated the acclaimed Sausage Shack from the Altamonte Mall to Hannibal Square, in order to reach a wider audience after “The Shack” quickly made …

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Miller’s Hardware Winter Park- 72nd Annual Customer Appreciation Party.


Miller’s Hardware Winter Park-  72nd Annual Customer Appreciation Party. Forget Home Depot, this is the place where all locals go for their hardware needs, and today Miller’s customers showed up enforce to celebrate their annual customer appreciation day with a tremendous BBQ party. Turkey, Ham, Sausage, Brisket & Ribs cooked to perfection by the Miller’s team on the outstanding Green …

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Pepe’s Cantina New Menu Release Party.

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Pepe’s Cantina New Menu Release Party. Why not join the Pepe’s team tonight December 8th from 7 pm for the new menu release party to try some great new additions to their menu! Those new items include appetizers, cocktails, beer selection, entrees and desserts, from Sopes, Chicken Wings, Ceviche to Chimi – Flan and more. The party is set for …

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Ivanhoe Village Shopping Local


Ivanhoe Village If you enjoyed the Jingle Eve festivities this past weekend or even if you missed them, please remember your local stores, shops, restaurants and bars are not just for the Holidays, they need your support 24/7. We are always amazed by the great people we meet when we shop local and have made many friends along the way. …

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Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village


Jingle Eve Ivanhoe Village Well the Holidays are now well and truly here, SANTA HAS ARRIVED! At least he did last night at the incredible Jingle Eve Fest all through Ivanhoe Village minus Reindeer but astride a tripped-out Harley. He told us he was giving Rudolph a rest! Santa took up temporary residence at Island Breeze Clothing, thanks to CJ …

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Tuesday? $2 Fish Taco’s at Lombardi’s Seafood Cafe

Taco Tuesday

Tuesday?  $2 Fish Taco’s at Lombardi’s Seafood Cafe If you missed out going last week, then make sure to mark your calendar for this and every Tuesday at Lombardi’s Fish café. There are many great Taco Tuesday deals around, but if you love Fish Tacos like we do, this has got to be the place to go as Lombardi’s Fish …

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