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  • Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond

    Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond
    Casey Kasem died Sunday, after a long career in broadcasting, from a disease that had already robbed him of the ability to speak. He was a voice, foremost, but he was also a familiar face: A set of white teeth he kept on display like a row of medals...
  • Weekend preview: Scorpion pepper in your beer

    Weekend preview: Scorpion pepper in your beer
    If you are looking for hard data about the health of the South Florida economy, look no further than the Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park. And, remember, math goes better with beer. Just one year into its existence, the brewery is gearing up for a...
  • Casey Kasem: A critic's take on why he mattered

    Casey Kasem: A critic's take on why he mattered
    And now, for a long-distance dedication. This letter arrives courtesy of Sunday morning radio listeners across the country, from those millions in bedrooms and kitchens or near car stereos whose first pop music experiences arrived through the voice of...
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  • Convenience store operators ran $24M check-cashing scheme

    Convenience store operators ran $24M check-cashing scheme
    The owners of a convenience store near downtown Winter Garden are facing federal prison time after admitting they were part of a $24 million check-cashing scheme involving fraudulently obtained tax refunds. The case against Mohammad Sultan and...
  • Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York

    Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York
    A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City. Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
  • Disclosure pushes the song forward in the EDM mix

    Disclosure pushes the song forward in the EDM mix
    You don't have to know what EDM is to appreciate Disclosure's massive 2012-13 single "Latch." That's because the electronic-music duo from England isn't beholden to the rollercoaster dynamics of the typical rave soundtrack. Instead, "Latch" swings,...
  • Casey Kasem: 10 Things You Didn't Know About His Early Career

    Everybody knows that Casey Kasem was the voice of "American Top 40" and countless cartoon characters for decades. But who could forget him on "Astrology for Young Lovers"? Or in "Scream Free!" Or as the host of "Shebang." In the 1960s and '70s, Kasem,...
  • World Cup soccer bar guide

    World Cup soccer bar guide
    This week, hundreds of millions of people around the globe will be watching the World Cup, cheering on their nations' teams as they compete in the monthlong soccer tournament. Plenty of local bars and hangouts are hosting viewing parties or offering...
  • Dennis Alcapone and his gargantuan influence

    Dennis Alcapone and his gargantuan influence
    When Jamaican vocalist/deejay Dennis Alcapone performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1973, the Scottish emcee introduced him as, "the king of talkover music." That host seemed enthusiastic, but also looked slightly clueless on the footage of that gig....
  • 2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners

    2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners
    As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners. Album of the Year: James...