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  • Mayor Buddy Dyer: Magic may make Dwight Howard an offer he can’t refuse

     
    Orlando Magic may be able to make Dwight Howard and offer he can't refuse says Mayor Buddy Dyer...
  • Orlando Magic offering 3 options to season-ticket holders during lockout

     
    The Orlando Magic are offering season-ticket holders three options in case games are cancelled due to the work stoppage....
  • Shaq sheds light on departure from Orlando

     
    Shaquille O'Neal, who infamously called Orlando a “dried-up little pond” when he bolted to Los Angeles via free agency in 1996, talked about why he left the Magic during his retirement press conference Friday afternoon. “Business wise, I...
  • Mayors Jacobs and Dyer still working on their trust issues

     
    The annual Orlando magazine power rankings are done, and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs tops the list. That's not such a surprise. The Orlando and Orange County mayors have tended to trade this crown back and forth, although Jacobs is the first woman...
  • Jacobs tops “50 Most Powerful” list; Belvin Perry popular too

     
    Teresa Jacobs has had a pretty good couple of weeks. First came news that Orlando Magazine put her atop its annual list of her the “50 Most Powerful People in Orlando.” Then came the release of a poll by the Orlando Realtors Association that...
  • Orlando officials seek relationships in meeting with Southwest

     
    Local officials rolled out the sweet talk Thursday for executives of Southwest Airlines, pledging help as the Dallas airline acquires Orlando-based AirTran Airways. From extolling the virtues of local public-private partnerships to highlighting the city&#...
  • Orlando EDC hires an outsider — Good!

     
    The Orlando EDC just announced is next leader: Rick Weddle, the President and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina. There may still be vetting to do. But my first reaction is: Kudos to you, Alex Martins, Meg Crofton, David Pace and...
  • Don’t expect Scott’s decision on SunRail before March 22

     
    Looks like Gov. Scott won't decide SunRail's fate before Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and a coalition of business and political leaders get the chance to bend his ear. Sometime between March 22-24. That's when Jacobs' chief of staff says Scott agreed...
  • Orlando Magic chief Alex Martins will oversee Dr. Phillips Center construction

     
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Friday that Alex Martins, the president of the Orlando Magic, will lead the new oversight board charged with getting construction of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts back on track. I interviewed Martins...
  • Orlando Magic, Amway Center nominated for national awards

     
    The Orlando Magic and the Amway Center were nominated for Sports Business Awards in the categories of “Team of the Year” and “Facility of the Year.” It’s the first time the franchise has been a finalist for either award....
  • Orange County may ask for outside review of arts center costs

     
    For the last couple years, Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie had been talking to the heavyweight accounting firm KPMG about getting help watching financial issues related to the proposed new arts center downtown. A large part of the proposed Dr....
  • Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer growing beard for Orlando Magic

     
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer does not "fear the beard." Dyer showed off his salt and pepper stubble in support of the Orlando Magic's pending playoff run during a press conference Thursday afternoon for the Amway Center's Leed Gold Certification, proving...