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Ep 126 – Artegon Cars, Deadly Trains, and Artsy food

Artegon has a new owner with Trump connections and tons of cars, the Convention Center Wars heat up with Caribe Royale announcing plans to double their convention space, and Brightline has a deadly first week in operation. Ken talks about the good news and not so good news Haitians were given this week. Plus trip reports from Marvel Universe Live and Epcot’s Festival of the Arts.

Recording Date– January 19, 2018 live on WPRK 91.5

Show Notes

Artegon has a new owner and he’s talking big

The Convention Center Wars heat up with two major new announcements,

Brightline has a deadly first week in operation,

Haitian workers gets an extension, future still very uncertain- http://www.fox25boston.com/news/trending-now/central-florida-workers-relieved-as-work-authorization-extended-for-haitian-refugees/685800208

http://www.news965.com/news/national/central-florida-workers-relieved-work-authorization-extended-for-haitian-refugees/RoaEyKqSRNPjwNqPeqIp4O/

 

Hit List-

Orlando declares intent to bid to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic marathon trials

Wyndham buys La Quinta

VooDoo Doughnuts confirmed for CityWalk

Starwood’s Le Meridien coming to new hotel beside OCCC

Drone saves swimmers in Australia

New Disney patent combines merchandise and interactive experiences, putting “magic” into the hands of guests, hints at Frozen interactive experience

Will Talking Mickey Mouse in the Magic Kingdom be losing his voice?

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates Hippo Birth

PR executive leaving Carnival for Travel Leaders Group

Drone saves swimmers

 

Trip Reports:

Marvel Universe Live

Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

KLStorey

Ken Storey has been blogging about life in Central Florida for the past 12 years. As a 2nd generation Central Floridian he has a passion for and connection with the region. In his spare time he enjoys visiting low budget roadside attractions, Taco Bell, and typically plans road trips with as little interstate time as possible.

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