this is a list that covers the places, people and ideas that caught my attention this year… i’m sure i am forgetting so much, so please help me out by adding comments with YOUR favorites too! This town has got it goin on!
local food & drink: dandelion, sweet tooth vegan goodies, joe oats patties, the herbivore at the enzian, ethos vegan kitchen, pom pom’s, taste, vegan hot dog cart, cornicopia, austin’s coffee, stardust, drunken monkey, harmoni market, orlando brewing
local music: (orlando) ella music fest, token gamblers, mr. robert johnson, emma wallace, matt butcher, summerbirds in the cellar, discovery of magnetic north, the legendary jc’s, the nonsense family, the post gang, arms harbor, terri binion, tony macaluso, jenny k, thomas wynn & the believers, lauris vidal, band marino; (florida) toby bonar, raffa & rainer, rachel goodrich, geri x, channing deren
local people I miss: sassy sandra, natasha, jefapotamus, suzi & daniel, eric, tania & keith
local shops: evolve, etoile, park ave cd’s, spiral circle, avalon, katmandu, stray creative