Central Florida Overheard: The Minx says goodbye

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About six years ago a pair of talented drag queens, along with an entire bunch of local performers, came to the Hamburger Mary’s in Orlando on a Sunday to entertain diners during a quiet brunch. Those queens were Ginger Minj and The Minx. They, along with their Broadway Brunch Bunch, have gone back every Sunday performing a send-up to live theater and making Hamburger Mary’s Broadway Brunch one of the most successful and beloved brunches across the country.

Ginger Minj left Broadway Brunch after appearing on season seven of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” and now the announcement has come that the other half of Broadway Brunch’s original dynamic duo is leaving as well. In a Facebook post, Hamburger Mary’s owner wrote “I am sad that we will be losing one of the most talented, and more importantly one of the nicest people I have ever met.”

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Central Florida Overheard: Selena takes Tussauds

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The legendary Latin recording artist Selena was tragically gunned down in 1995, but her influence in music and fashion has survived more than 20 years later. Madame Tussauds Orlando is remembering the “Queen of Tejano” with a wax figure of the music icon on display through Spring Break. They gave a few lucky fans the chance to see the Selena figure before she was presented to the public with a singing contest.

Fans were asked to submit music videos to social media using the hashtag #LoveSelenaOrlando. One of those videos was submitted by Hamburger Mary’s Broadway Brunch Bunch singer Heather Abood. Heather, with friend Caitlin Larkin on guitar, sang “Amor Prohibido” and was named one of the contest winners. Heather, along with Brunch Bunch star Nicky Monet dressed identical to the Selena figure in tow, and Caitlin attended the event.

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Watermark’s Most Eligible – Central Florida: Justin Shakeri

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Age: 25

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

How you identify: Gay

What’s your sign: Sagittarius

Justin has one of those smiles you can get lost in. He’s funny, outgoing and charming. Would you expect anything less from an entertainer?

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