| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
It takes some special friends to get a career up and running.
Christopher Houlihan, a rising star in the world of organ performance, knows. He's the first performer in this year's Bach Festival, the 78th series of concerts, talks and other events...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Ethos Vegan Kitchen, a consistent go-to place for those who follow a strict vegan diet, has settled nicely into its new location in Winter Park, and quality home-style fare is still the mainstay of the menu created by husband-and-wife team Kelly and Laina...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:21 AM
After a long illness, Orange County Clerk of Courts Lydia Gardner died in a Winter Park hospital last night, according to Leesa Bainbridge, Gardner's spokeswoman.
Gardner was recently re-elected for her fourth term and sworn in on Jan. 8. Gardner has...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has been awarded an Interpretive Fellowship at Art Museums from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The museum is one of only seven recipients nationwide given this honor; the others are the Metropolitan...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:14 AM
It just may take a village to combat childhood obesity.
That's why institutions as diverse as Nemours Children's Hospital, Rollins College, Winter Park Health Foundation, "Sesame Street" and nearly two dozen local child-care centers have joined to...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Fort Hays State women's basketball has cracked the Top 25 of the national rankings for the first time since the 1996-97 season. The Lady Tigers are No. 23 in this week's WBCA NCAA Division II Poll, which is their highest ever national ranking in the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It's another debut for Mad Cow Theatre when it opens "The Road to Mecca" on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Black Box Theatre. The play, which had a run on Broadway this year, is the first production to be staged in the second theater of Mad Cow's new Church...
| Apr 27, 2013
On April 17, I got a call around 3 a.m. My friend Melissa said, "It's here! It's here!"
I was half asleep, but I knew exactly what she was talking about. I started up my computer before I even turned on the light in my dorm room.
I had been waiting...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:35 PM
We live in the center of weird. Weird is the state of Florida.
Florida has long eclipsed California as the place where the bizarre, unusual and outlandish have become commonplace. Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen has made a career of repackaging...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:22 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas senior
Comment: Two-year varsity starter helped lead Raiders to another regional championship berth and finished with four goals. Was also among team leaders with eight assists....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...