In the wake of the Pulse massacre last summer, millions of dollars rolled in to help the survivors. But where has the money gone?

By : Alma J. Hill
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Every Friday night, for the past 13 years, Josean Garcia had gone out with the same two friends. Garcia, Amanda Alvear and Mercedez Flores had been inseparable since they bonded in middle school. On June 12, after some coordinating, the three made their way to Pulse Nightclub.

They bought a few drinks. Alvarez danced on camera for her Snapchat story, and filmed partygoers early in the night. In her haunting final clip, gunshots rang out, cutting through the music. She mutters lowly, the word “shooting” audible in the chaos. She bites her thumb searching, fumbles, and the feed cuts out.

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Orlando Overheard: Craft cocktails, Broadway support and MTV True Life

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Something Crafty

Savoy recently hosted one last night for the Locker Room, its sister bar geared more to a sports oriented crowd. The Locker Room initially opened up as Savoy’s smoke-free option called the Tattoo Lounge. With the closing of the Locker Room and soon Savoy’s Ivanhoe Wine and Spirits, patrons are left asking what’s going to happen to the space? According to one of the owners Brandon Llewellyn, a new concept bar will be opening soon, one that will feature craft cocktails. The new (currently unnamed) bar will not connect to or be a direct part of Savoy like the Locker Room was. It also seems that craft cocktails are becoming a trend within the LGBT community as a new rumored bar has set its eyes on the Milk District. As of now there’s no opening date for this second bar, but according to its manager, it will be muddling soon enough.

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