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Ep 92 – Artegon goes but Art Stays

On this #OTRonFM we have Shannon Youngs who is opening a brand-new showroom for local artists, including many of the artists who formerly called Artegon home. We discuss what went wrong at Artegon and how in the end it could be a positive thing for the Orlando area in the end. The owners of Gods & Monsters call in to share all the latest info on both their temporary and their permeant locations. Then Florida Soap Company calls in to share details on their new Altamonte location. Then we close out the episode with Ed opening his brand new MagicBand and we discuss the differences between version 1 and 2.

Hosts

Special Guest – Shannon Youngs of the 1280 Palmetto Showroom

Recording Date- Feb 2, 2017 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Artegon – Where are they now?

Gods & Monsters

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Ep 91 – Ringling Says Goodbye

In this episode of #OTRonFM we talk Ringling with Richie and Jake, Ken reviews Ohana’s and Robert gets excited about concerts at SeaWorld. Jason of Orlando Fun and Food tells us about his experiences covering Feld, including a trip to the elusive Ringling Elephant Center. Artegon, the Atlanta Braves, SeaWorld and more are mentioned on this very circus-centric episode.

Hosts

Special Guest – Jason of Orlando Fun and Food

Recording Date- Jan 20, 2017 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Ringling shuts down after 146 years

SeaWorld hosts Lynyrd Skynyrd

Braves leave WWOS

Skyzone sues Artegon

 

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Ep 90 – Vegan Jamaicans and Everything but Artegon (and a some Artegon)

In this episode of #OTRonFM Irie the Vegan Chef stops by the studio to talk about Orlando’s growing vegan and vegetarian foodie scene. She gives Robert, Ed and Ken some vegan ice cream live on the air. The guys then respond to the news of Artegon closing.

Hosts

Special Guest – Irie the Vegan Chef of DaJen Eats

Recording Date- Jan 13, 2017 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Important Links

WPRK

DaJen Eats

The District at Mills50

 

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Ep 89 – Otronicon, Virtual Adventures and Tilly

Robots, rockets, and video games take over the Orlando Science Center January 13-16, 2017. We have Orlando Science Center’s VP of Communications, Jeff Stanford, stop by the studio to tell us about Otronicon, KidsTown, and much more. Ed geeks out about gaming celebrities that will be at Otronicon and Ken tells stories about citrus.

During the conversation news breaks that Tilikum has passed away at SeaWorld Orlando.

Then Robert calls in with an interview from Virtual Adventures, the new virtual reality attraction at the Florida Mall.

Hosts

Special Guest – Jeff Stanford – VP of Communications, Orlando Science Center

Recording Date- Jan 6, 2017 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Music- Song 1

Important Links

Otronicon

Orlando Science Center

 

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Virtual Adventures

SeaWorld’s statement on Tilikum’s passing

News

Leadership changes at SeaWorld, Busch Gardens

Universal Orlando worker’s death ruled accidental electrocution

Single day meal plan announced for MK

Joffery’s Coffee coming to Tomorrowland

Armed Forces History Museum to close

What’s going on with The Tunnels at Disney Springs

International Palms Resort on I-Drive sold, update planned

 

 

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Ep 88 – Gorillas and Volcanoes with Seth Kubersky

Seth Kubersky stops by for this Christmas Eve’s eve special 3-hour episode of #OTRonFM. He talks about his new Universal Orlando guidebook, the ever-changing Orlando arts scene, and the fallout from the Christina Grimmie shooting.

Hosts

Special Guest – Seth Kubersky

Recording Date- Dec 23, 2016 – Live on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park

Music- Song 1

Important Links

Seth Kubersky’s Orlando Weekly articles

Seth Kubersky’s books

Unofficial Guide to Universal Studios Orlando 2017

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