What Orlando is talking about
🍽 Milkhouse Social House is one step closer to completion. It's the new bar and eatery concept from the Foxtail team and it's going in next to MX Tacos in the Milk District. The lineup is insane, with the new spot hosting big names like Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream, Ravenous Pig, Bagel Bruno, and The Courtesy. The plan is to open next month. (Bungalower)
🥞 The 7th annual Mount Dora Blueberry Fest returns this weekend, as does its popular blueberry pie-eating contest. There will be blueberry chicken, blueberry shortcake, blueberry arepas, blueberry beer, blueberry wine, and even sausage with blueberry salsa. Start time is 9 a.m. tomorrow and Sunday with the pie-eating contest scheduled for 2 p.m. (Orlando Weekly)
- Related: There’s also this blueberry pancake breakfast for $10 with an option to add on coffee or mimosas. Honestly, just take my money already.
🎶 For all the America’s Got Talent fans out there, Season 14’s Golden Buzzer star Joseph Allen is performing at Will’s Pub tonight. Tickets are $5, seats are limited, and showtime is 8 p.m. (Orlando Weekly)
🖼 The 12th annual Folk & Urban Art Festival is headed back to Hannibal Square tomorrow. The event celebrates local artists and Central Florida’s diverse cultural groups and is free to the public. You can hang from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or attend virtually via Facebook Live. (The32789)
💊 Got any unused prescription meds in your household that you’d love to get rid of? Twice a year, you can drop them off at the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, no questions asked. They’ll even accept old vape cartridges. Tomorrow at 10 a.m., find a local drop-off point nearest you using this locator. At the last Take-Back Day in October, the DEA collected 985,392 pounds of medications. 🤯 (Orlando Weekly)
🍔 White Castle has finally settled on an opening date. The popular West Coast mini-burger chain will open its first Orlando location on May 3 in the O-Town West complex near Disney World. (Orlando Sentinel)