DeSantis launches attack on Disney+ Leu Gardens plant sale

Happy Saturday neighbours! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Orlando today.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Showers and stronger thunderstorm. High: 77 Low: 43.


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Here are the top five Orlando stories today:

1. Harry P. Leu Gardens will organize their annual plant sale today, 12th of Marchand the Sunday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Guests can enjoy free admission in the gardens all weekend while purchases of more than 50 producers and sellers Who’s gonna do it present a variety of plants and plant accessories. (bungalow)

2. Governor Ron DeSantis at issued a scathing statement of attack on Disney the aftermath of the CEO of the company expressed his “disappointment” in one controversial bill dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill. DeSantis’ publicist quoted him as saying, “How can they explain lining their pockets with their relationship with the Chinese Communist Party? Because that’s what they do, and they make a fortune, and they don’t say a word about the real brutal practices at the hands of the CCP.” (WESH)

3. Dr Raúl Pino returned to work on Friday as the head of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County following an investigation by the Florida Inspector General in an e-mail that the doctor sent to the staff concerning the rate of vaccinations in his department, according to FDOH. About a week after Pino was suspended, Florida’s new surgeon general, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, defended the decision. (Click Orlando)

4. The Epcot Experiencea preview center for upcoming Walt Disney World theme park attractions, will close Monday March 14. It opened in youe Odyssey pavilion in 2019highlighting announced plans for Epcot’s transformation and received over 2 million visitors. (Spectrum News 13)

5. The Lake Nona Wave Hotel is one of the most exciting high-tech hotels to open this spring. The hotel has Show smart windows which provide coolness and shade, one of the the largest fleets of autonomous shuttles in the worldas well as Pinkthe hotel butler robotnamed after the Jetsons housekeeper. The rooms are equipped Bryte’s Repair Bedwho uses a pressure release system to keep you from waking up during the nightand Smart Noraa snoring aid that raises its head when it detects snoring. These and other amenities await guests. (Orlando Magazine)


Today in Orlando:

  • Yoga in the garden at the Mead Botanical Garden. (09:00)
  • Leesburg Art Fuses Festival at the Leesburg Center for the Arts. (10:00 AM)
  • Irish party 22 at Suncreek Brewery. (12:00)
  • A lot of noise for nothing at Orlando Shakes. (2:00 p.m.)
  • Movie Night: Black Panther at ZL Riley Park. (6:30 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • DST begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13. Don’t forget to put your clocks forward tonight. (News4Jax)
  • the Florida Senate Friday unanimously adopted “Miya’s Law”, legislation who would be improve security for apartment tenants in Florida. The law was proposed after the tragic death in Orlando of Miya Marcan, 19 year old studentoh. (Spectrum News 13)
  • Orange County Clerk’s Office East extending its opening hours to facilitate obtaining a passport. Go to his website for more details of locations, fees and required documents. (Twitter)
  • A wis the charter school of Orlando Legends Academy plans to build a new building and convert another one. Plans call for a new Classroom and administration building of 22,190 square feet on two floors for his K-4 campus and one 2400 square foot indoor playground. (Subscription: Orlando Business Journal)

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Thanks for following and staying informed! See you all tomorrow morning for another update.

Carlos Hernandez

About me: Hello, my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the culinary blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contributes to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.

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