Girls’ Night Out

Happy Hour Test Drive: What’s New at The Ravenous Pig

Local foodie folk-heroes James and Julie Petrakis are transforming Monday into “funday” at The Ravenous Pig with a new happy hour menu full of craft beers, snacks, cocktails and wine. Previously only open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday, this much-loved Winter Park restaurant now…

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10 Orlando Date Ideas for Adventurous & Sporty Couples

By Christopher Smith Orlando is a terrific place. Planted in the middle of the Sunshine State, saturated by dozens of lakes and within driving distance of two oceans, there’s plenty to offer the adventurous and bold. For those inclined to…

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A Guide to Orlando Local Breweries

Updated April 2019 – Surprised to learn that Orlando is one of America’s epicenters of craft brewing? This guide to our local brew scene is sure to convince you that Central Florida has jumped on the beer bandwagon. PS – Don’t forget…

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36 Orlando Cooking Classes for June and July

Put an interactive and educational spin on your next date night dinner out with one of these Orlando cooking classes. Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out…

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A $50 Dinner for Two at Maxine’s on Shine

There’s a lot to love about the whimsical neighborhood eatery known as Maxine’s on Shine. For starters, at how many Orlando restaurants do the owners step up to a microphone and either sing or do improv poetry? Maxine and Kirt…

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Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen and The Brewery

The culmination of lots of creative gourmands as well as chefs and brewmasters with an unwavering passion for local sourcing, Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen and The Brewery opened last month at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes with a farm-to-fork…

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The Orlando Eye Now Open at I-Drive 360

Updated 4/2019: The Orlando Eye has been renamed The Wheel, and I-Drive 360 is now ICON Park. After years of planning and construction, The Orlando Eye opens today at I-Drive 360, the area’s newest attraction, dining and nightlife hub. Besides the 400-foot…

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Wondermade Launches Marshmallow Workshops

By Autumn Sirmeyer Nestled into the quiet little town of Sanford, Fl is a small little business with a really big, squishy, gooey heart. If you are a fan of the fluffy sweetness that is marshmallows than Wondermade is the…

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Limo Cycle Sanford Craft Beer Tour: Apr 23

Sanford has become a mecca for craft beer in Central Florida. For starters, there’s Wops Hops Brewery, Sanford’s first microbrewery serving fine ales, wines and craft sodas in the tasting room and dog-friendly beer garden. You’ll also find Celery City…

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New Name, New Menu: The Parkview Is SO Much More Than Wine

You’ve probably walked by 136 S. Park Avenue in Winter Park a few times in recent months and wondered, “what the heck is The Parkview and where did Eola Wine Co. go?” Never fear. Change is good! Last year a…

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Hot in the Kitchen: 21 Orlando Cooking Classes in April and May

Put an interactive and educational spin on your next date night dinner out with one of these Orlando cooking classes. Whether you’re hoping to learn some new skills, pick up some fresh ideas or just have a fun night out…

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Dr. Phillips Center Announces 2015/16 Broadway Season

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, together with Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America, recently announced the lineup of shows for the 2015/2016 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season. Beginning with Rodger’s + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in November and ending with Beautiful…

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10 Orlando Cocktails to Try Right Now

Exploring new cocktails has become such a fun part of date night because the sky is the limit in terms of what you might find on the menu these days. Today’s mixologists are taking some hints from the kitchen and…

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A Winter Park Village Date Night

In January, Greg Clayton and his wife, Keeya, won the Winter Park Village – Couple at Large Giveaway, which scored them over $1,000 in gift certificates from Winter Park Village merchants and restaurants. Who knew this cute little corner of…

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Orlando Conductor Crawl Date Night

The Orlando Conductor Crawl turns Friday night happy hour into a great date night adventure. The fun new meet-up starts in downtown Orlando and takes you to a different dinner and drinks destination along the SunRail commuter rail line each…

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Date Night on a Paddleboard

Paddleboarding… it’s not as hard as it looks, it’s more fun than you might think and it’s an activity that seems to attract a groovy group of people who just love to head out onto the water and have a…

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Shari Sushi’s Omakase Chef’s Table Experience

Lara Gould won the October Couple at Large giveaway, which means she and her date were sent to experience the Chef’s Table at Shari Sushi Lounge. Here’s what she said about the experience: When we arrived at Shari, we were…

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The Dinner Party Project

Dinner with seven, random strangers in a converted warehouse space turns out to be a fabulously fun night of unexpected delights. If you ask me, I believe we are in the midst of a cultural revolution where our obsession with…

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15 Ideas for Girl’s Night Out in Orlando

A little birdie once told me that a lot of women use my site to plan their girl’s nights out. While I’m all about inspiring couples to get off the couch and out on the town together, I think it’s…

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