| May 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On Friday, the day after SunRail's launch, I watched as joy riders crowded on trains, and eventually dispersed at the various rail stops, including Park Avenue in Winter Park, to visit, shop and gawk at neighborhoods that were seemingly inaccessible to...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Rollins College arts & science faculty have sent a letter expressing "concern" about President Lewis Duncan to the college's board of trustees. This is the same group that in previous years gave Duncan a vote of "no confidence" and voted to censure...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
It was a big week for Orlando-based startup company FresheTech, which is selling a water-resistant bluetooth shower speaker called Splash Shower Tunes.
The speakers were briefly featured on the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda. That follows a feature...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Brian's Restaurant in the Ivanhoe Village area of downtown has a new owner and will soon be getting a new name: Elliott's Public House.
Karl Elliott, former executive chef at Rollins College, bought Brian’s Restaurant just a few weeks ago with...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 1:11 PM
A little more than a week ago, Jeb Bush delivered a speech at Rollins College that sounded a lot like a campaign speech.
It begin with sweeping promises of cooperation and bipartisanship -- yet led to repeated criticism of the current administration. It...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As we approach the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath," we are as concerned as ever with the subject of the increasing gap between the very rich and the other 99 percent of us. Due to our current Snapchat- and Twitter-sized...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
More than 80 people turned out for the first 1 Million Cups Orlando event at Rollins College’s Bush Auditorium.
The entrepreneur networking event hosted two startup companies, Skookoo and Party Tutor, the brainchild of 24-year-old UCF grad Brent...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Two Central Florida fathers with backgrounds in engineering and online games are developing a toy to teach math and science skills.
Jeremy Scheinberg of Winter Park and Chris Harden of Apopka are both 39 and both have young kids. After participating...
| May 2, 2014
MOUNT DORA — The fun part of looking at Joshua Almond's sculpture is trying to figure if he is looking at something from very close up or from very far away.
One clue might be the title of his exhibit at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Let's title this, "Beauty and the Beast 2.0."
First, the beautiful part …
Since 1990, People magazine has named a Tinseltown A-lister its "Most Beautiful Person." For the honor's silver anniversary, the pop-culture bible anointed Lupita Nyong'o...
| Apr 25, 2014
More than 75 million diners will be making reservations for Mother's Day dinner, according to the National Restaurant Association. Central Florida has many options for celebrating on May 11 with family and friends. Here is just a sampling of local...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
On Mother's Day, Holly Tanyhill sat so high in the bleachers of Rollins College's Warden Arena that the words of the valedictorians and commencement speakers were barely audible: "life's a journey … grow up we must … I encourage you …...