Where can I get Harry Potter merch outside Universal in Orlando?
I don't want to have to pay for an Islands of Adventure ticket just to buy Harry Potter stuff. My niece wants an HP-themed birthday this year. she's never been to Universal. I'd like to be able to get her some cool and unique gifts. Thanks for any input. "Read full story
What I should know about daycare in Orlando?
We have a baby coming in a few months and while we have some PTO to use for leave I wanted to start planning for daycare. Does anyone have any experiences they can share where they do or don't like specific places or services? If you could provide ballpark prices too it would really help us make these decisions. "Read full story
Which Orlando hotel is the best to go to?
“Hey guys. My family and I are planning to go to a vacation and we were looking for a resort in Orlando. We want one that has cleanliness and good services, offers very good meals, spa, nice amenities. I am looking for at least 4 star or more. Any advice?”Read full story
What is the Best museum in Orlando?
"Hi there. Whenever I research on museums in Orlando I can barely find anything. Anyone have favorites? Please give me some inspiration no matter what kind of museum it is. Really appreciate about it."Read full story
Any recommendation of curly hair salons?
"Hi there! I'm new-ish to Orlando (just moved back basically) and am looking for stylists/salons that work with wavy to curly hair in the area :3 Winter Park/Orlando preferred but am willing to travel a bit for quality! Thanks!"Read full story
What is your rational (or irrational) pet peeves about Orlando and Central Florida?
"I'll go first, I hate seeing 4 Rivers bumper stickers and I hate seeing those Pink Autonation license plate borders. How about you?" Excessively long traffic lights... I have never seen anything like it anywhere else in the country. Not only long but programmed in a way that I swear is designed to increase traffic. Lights that are over 2:30 red and under :20 green are not uncommon.Read full story
What should a first-time visitor eat in Orlando, FL?
I'm going to Orlando for business. I'll stay there for week, because this is my first time there so I just wondering what kind of food that I can't miss. Thanks!" Depends on what you like. I am a seafood fan. Head out the 528 (beachline) to Port Canaveral. Fish Lips is my favorite for fresh seafood. For BBQ, 4 Rivers.Read full story
Any recommendations of secret springs in Orlando?
"Hey guys. Do y’all know of any springs around the central Florida area? Not necessarily secret, just not as crowded as wekiwa. Appreciate about it!" It seems like all the springs are very busy these days. If you're just looking for a secluded spot and not concerned about being right at the boil, your best bet is kayaking down a spring run. I did the weeki wachee spring recently on a weekday and only saw about 6 people all the way down. Juniper springs is another good one for that. Lithia springs was always my favorite for a less crowded option.Read full story
As a fast food worker, what is the weirdest thing a customer did in Orlando?
I just changed my job as a fast food worker, wondering what is the weirdest thing a customer did in your place, welcome to share your stories." I work at McDonald’s, today we had a customer come in and ask for a cheeseburgerno cheese, no mustard, no ketchup, no onion, no pickle, no meat and no salt. So basically…. just a toasted bun.Read full story
Any ideas of job market in Orlando?
Looking to move to Orlando from new jersey. How is the job market down there? I have 1 year old son and want to give him better life. " I guess it all depends on your industry. I get on average between 1-2 recruiter/headhunter calls each week as someone with just a few years into his career. I would start researching the top recruiters for your industry in Orlando and reach out - I bet you'll get some great feedback before too long.Read full story
Any 24 hour grocery store in Orlando?
I was wondering if anyone can recommend a grocery store with a Mexican or Asian focus. Even a mainstream grocery store that has large isles with these food genres or 24 hours grocery store would be really great. Thank you! "Read full story
What is your favorite Winter Park restaurant?
"Hey. Any good suggestions on local restaurants in Winter Park? Going to be over that way for a funeral and looking at off the beaten path and locally owned restaurants. Nothing spicy (Mexican, Ethiopian, etc) due to gastro issues. American, French, seafood, Vietnamese, Japanese etc are okay. No BBQ. Thanks!"Read full story
What's the best escape room in the area?
"Hi there. I just moved here and still not familiar with the area. Where is the best place to play escape prison game in Orlando? Could anybody give me some recommendations? Thanks for any advice."Read full story
The place to park the car and just watch the sunset in Orlando??
I want to give my girlfriend a surprise and be a destination for parking the car, watching the sunset in Orlando. I have no idea. Just looking for some ideas." Can confirm. In dr Phillips at the Orange County sportsman club, there’s a lake there with a beautiful view of sunsets. You can go to the dock, it’s really quiet and tranquil! If you don't mind it is at the Orange County.Read full story
Any luxury hotel with or near upscale nightlife for couples in Orlando?
Been visiting Orlando for the last decade or so but I’ve never stayed in a hotel near upscale nightlife. Any recommendations are welcomed." There is a 4 seasons and a Ritz plus the Grand Bohemian downtown and a few others like Waldorf Astoria and some Disney hotels although they're just crazy expensive without the upscale factor lol. Again, a family destination wont have a ton of upscale shit.Read full story
Does anyone know any (safe) walking/running trails in Orlando?
"Hey. Does anyone recommend any (safe) walking/running trails in Orlando? I usually walk at Blanchard Park and love it, but the scenery is starting to get old. I don't mind driving up to 30 minutes from the Union Park area. Thanks a lot!"Read full story
What food best represents Orlando, FL?
I'm not local, wondering what food best represents Orlando. I thought it would be interesting to get some insight from the people of Orlando, so I was hoping you all would share with me your opinion and thoughts. What represents the best of Orlando to you? Thank you."Read full story
Plant Stores/Nurseries recommendation in Orlando?
"Hi guys. I’m 1000% a plant parent lmao. Have a bunch of common plants (houseplants and outside plants) and some rarer ones. I’m from Tampa but in Orlando often. My favorite nursery that I’ve been to was The Heavy. What are some of y’all’s?"Read full story
Any recommendation of good food Near UCF in Orlando?
"Hey ya’ll, with the pandemic some good stores had either closed or declined in quality. Since I didn’t have a kitchen my first year on campus, I ended up eating at some restaurants nearby. Could anyone recommend more good food near UCF to me?"Read full story
Good place for rollerblading in Orlando?
"Hi there. Can anyone recommend any good areas where I could skate for exercise? Preferably looking for dedicated multi-use paths. Is there skating permitted in Wekiwa Springs State Park? Thanks in advance!"Read full story