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  • Magic exec Pat Williams to be honored at Christian Retailers Show

     
    Former Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams will be among those honored as “Champions of the Faith” during the International Christian Retailers Show being held in Orlando. 2012 Champions of Faith Awards and Benefit Concert will be held from...
  • Overnited cinna’ buns, or how Mayor Jacobs became Princess Leia

     
    What's the universe coming to when you can't find a good pair of cinnamon bun hair pieces? That's what Orange County officials found themselves muttering when they tried to outfit Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs with the requisite hair-do to play...
  • T.D. Jakes leadership conference in Orlando on May 3-5

     
    Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor at The Potter’s House, will address the most pressing needs of today’s church during his International Pastors & Leadership Conference on May 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center,  800 International...
  • What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?

    What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?
    The giant observation wheel planned for International Drive is supposed to rival the world-famous London Eye. But will the view from an Orlando Eye rival the well-known panorama provided by its English counterpart? Turns out you can see almost everything...
  • International Christian Retail Show comes to Orlando July 15-18

     
    The 2012 CBA International Christian Retail Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,  July 15-18. The event will emphasize faith-based stores as ministry connectors in their local communities, said Curtis Riskey, CBA...
  • Orlando surf expo also this weekend

     
    With 50 degree temps at the beach, it may be a better day thinking about the beach, and taking in the sights of the 2012 Surf Expo at the Orange County Convention Center this weekend. It's the major trade show for manufacturers offer beach apparel,...
  • Economist Fishkind weighs in on venues v. convention center

     
    A leading local economist said he's skeptical of diverting any tourist tax revenues away from maintaining the convention center in order to help fund $175 million of delayed upgrades to the aging downtown stadium. “It gets to be ever more...
  • NBA to hold 5K race, 1-mile walk and events at Lake Eola on Feb. 25

     
    BOSTON — The NBA will hold its 2012 All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event begins at 8 a.m. You can compete in a 5K run/walk or participate in a 1-mile walk. Kids also can take part in...
  • Ora. Comm. Brummer pulls out of NBA All-Star game due to wallet injury

     
    If Dwight Howard was counting on Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer to be his lucky charm at Sunday's All Star game, he's going to need to look elsewhere. Brummer said he will not be joining his elected colleagues in the publicly-owned sky box for...
  • ‘The Vampire Diaries’: Villainy is like therapy, David Anders says

     
    "I don't think of myself just as a TV actor. I'm an actor on stage or in a movie or busking on the promenade," he said. "I love acting. I love getting lost in a character and portraying somebody else other than myself. If TV wants me, they can have me. I'...
  • Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals

    Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals
    Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more. MUSEUMS Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
  • Arne Duncan to speak at Memorial Middle, attend NBA All-Star events

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is to take part in a town hall meeting at an Orlando middle school Friday that aims to showcase new ways to promote “community engagement” in public education. Duncan, who played basketball for Harvard...