Seth Kubersky stops by the studio and tells stories of his years working in the local dinner theater scene. He talks about how those early years in local dinner theaters helped shape his views of Orlando today.
Then in the second hour we talk about the latest news including new details on OPD’s new headquarters, the Panda Express on I-Drive closing, and a nighttime show at USJ.
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.
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.
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.
Drew the Intern from In The Loop stops by to join Ed, Robert, and Ken to talk about Day 3 at the International Attractions Expo. Today’s show focuses on the food vendors, the outdoor section and some of the challenges for media in covering such a massive event. The human powered snowcone machine, the Ninja Warrior course, inflatables and what Fun Spot will end up with are all mentioned.
Two interviews finish out today’s show. First up is Yvette Whittaker, Executive VP of Operations at Falcon’s Creative Group, talks about how to battle screen fatigue, why Falcon’s stays in Orlando and the role licensing has played at Falcon’s. Then Lori Gunthorp of Ropes Courses Inc. talks about the new course going in at the Andretti Karting FEC, the Christmas Eve accident at Artegon, and why ropes courses remain so popular.