Laura Lordi

Laura Lordi is the Digital Editor for the Entertainment team. Her primary goal is to assist her group with content strategy and help with digital distribution across various platforms - from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. She also writes entertainment and food guides, restaurant reviews and manages the group’s social accounts for Twitter and Facebook.

Latest from Laura Lordi

The beerfest of champions: Funky Buddha’s Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Festival returns this weekend
 It’s that time of year!  Funky Buddha Brewery is rolling out its ‘breakfast in a glass’ craft beer brew.  The Oakland Park-based brewery hosts an all-out festival Saturday to mark the limited bottle release of its popular Maple Bacon Coffee Porter. The beer became a hit when it was released at Funky Buddha’s original...

Posted: 8 days ago

It’s that time of year! Funky Buddha Brewery is rolling out its ‘breakfast in a glass’ craft beer brew.  The Oakland Park-based brewery hosts an all-out festival Saturday to mark the limited bottle release of its popular Maple Bacon Coffee Porter. The beer became a hit when it was released at Funky Buddha’s original...
Did you know this Palm Beach music celebrity is 73 years old today?
 Happy Birthday to rocker Rod Stewart. The part-time Palm Beacher turns 73 years old today.  The singer of “Hot Legs,” “Maggie May” and “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”  made headline news in 2016 when he was knighted  in England by Prince William for his “services to music and charity...

Posted: 11 days ago

Happy Birthday to rocker Rod Stewart. The part-time Palm Beacher turns 73 years old today.  The singer of “Hot Legs,” “Maggie May” and “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”  made headline news in 2016 when he was knighted in England by Prince William for his “services to music and charity...
Permanently closed: We said goodbye to these Palm Beach County restaurants in 2017
 Restaurants come and go. But some stay in your heart forever. From a little French bistro to a newly-opened gastro pub, we said goodbye to some really good eateries this year.  Here are some highlights from north to south. (Check the bottom of the story to see the full list of restaurants that have closed this year.) After 18 years...

Posted: 24 days ago

Restaurants come and go. But some stay in your heart forever. From a little French bistro to a newly-opened gastro pub, we said goodbye to some really good eateries this year.  Here are some highlights from north to south. (Check the bottom of the story to see the full list of restaurants that have closed this year.) After 18 years...
JUST IN: Enjoy beautiful gardens at new outdoor lunch spot in West Palm
 Whether it’s something you regularly do or not, everyone loves a snazzy, well-done lunch with a beautiful view. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is now open for a full dining experience. We’re talkin’ shade from surrounding rare palms and cycads and musical entertainment by the garden’s protected residents –...

Posted: 24 days ago

Whether it’s something you regularly do or not, everyone loves a snazzy, well-done lunch with a beautiful view. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is now open for a full dining experience. We’re talkin’ shade from surrounding rare palms and cycads and musical entertainment by the garden’s protected residents –...
Best Noon Year’s Eve events for kids in Palm Beach County
 Midnight is a little late for kids to celebrate. So, what’s better? Ring the New Year with a Noon Year’s Eve event. There are several big ones to choose from in Palm Beach County. Enjoy! (Click on the address to open in Google Maps) Nothing says Happy New Year like a free event. Get your kids ready and head over to Downtown at...

Posted: 26 days ago

Midnight is a little late for kids to celebrate. So, what’s better? Ring the New Year with a Noon Year’s Eve event. There are several big ones to choose from in Palm Beach County. Enjoy! (Click on the address to open in Google Maps) Nothing says Happy New Year like a free event. Get your kids ready and head over to Downtown at...
2017: The Palm Beach Post Holiday Coloring Contest Winners!
 Thanks, kids! You really worked those pens and crayons. We got hundreds of entries (from the Treasure Coast to Miami, and even Arizona and Massachusetts), so it was tough to pick just three. But here are the winners of The Post Holiday Coloring Contest, who each receive a $50 cash gift card. And a special thanks to those school classes that...

Posted: 30 days ago

Thanks, kids! You really worked those pens and crayons. We got hundreds of entries (from the Treasure Coast to Miami, and even Arizona and Massachusetts), so it was tough to pick just three. But here are the winners of The Post Holiday Coloring Contest, who each receive a $50 cash gift card. And a special thanks to those school classes that...
JUST IN: Popular barbecue restaurant is now open at The Gardens Mall
 After a short delay, Park Avenue BBQ’s is now open in The Gardens Mall. The Lake Park-founded local chain is located in the Counter Burger’s previous space near Sears on the mall’s lower level. This location also has a nice outdoor patio and a more upscale decor. Shoppers can now enjoy some of our favorite bites including...

Posted: 30 days ago

After a short delay, Park Avenue BBQ’s is now open in The Gardens Mall. The Lake Park-founded local chain is located in the Counter Burger’s previous space near Sears on the mall’s lower level. This location also has a nice outdoor patio and a more upscale decor. Shoppers can now enjoy some of our favorite bites including...
Openings: Popular French baker debuts sweet shop in West Palm
 A new French bakery cafe, Loic, is now open in downtown West Palm Beach.  The man behind the sweets is popular pastry chef Loic Autret, whose confections are well known to West Palm GreenMarket customers. The shop’s aim is to spread cheer and friendship through good pastry, he told The Post in a recent interview.  ...

7:54 PM Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

A new French bakery cafe, Loic, is now open in downtown West Palm Beach.  The man behind the sweets is popular pastry chef Loic Autret, whose confections are well known to West Palm GreenMarket customers. The shop’s aim is to spread cheer and friendship through good pastry, he told The Post in a recent interview.  ...
Where to eat on New Year’s Eve in Palm Beach County
 What’s one of the best ways to ring in the new year? How about a delicious dinner out? These restaurants are serving up some of the best New Year’s Eve specials in Palm Beach County. Prices are listed without the expected tax and tip. Click on each restaurant’s address to open in Google Maps. The stunning new restaurant...

12:55 AM Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

What’s one of the best ways to ring in the new year? How about a delicious dinner out? These restaurants are serving up some of the best New Year’s Eve specials in Palm Beach County. Prices are listed without the expected tax and tip. Click on each restaurant’s address to open in Google Maps. The stunning new restaurant...