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  • New 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens near UCF

    New 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens near UCF
    A new 4 Rivers Smokehouse opened today in east Orlando near UCF making it the sixth location in Florida for the popular barbecue restaurant chain. Around lunchtime, lines extended out the door as guests waited to place orders for slow-cooked brisket,...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • Lobbying underway on research park

    Lobbying underway on research park
    Advocates of a new $60 million complex for the Central Florida Research Park say the region's delegation in Tallahassee has been receptive to their pitch for state tax dollars to fund the project. Construction of the proposed facility — which...
  • 'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids

     'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids
    Roy and Silo, two male penguins in New York City's Central Park Zoo, just wanted to hatch an egg. Playwright Emily Freeman just wanted to provided a tool for children to see that families come in many different forms. So Freeman latched onto the story...
  • March Madness teams show no improvement in the classroom

    March Madness teams show no improvement in the classroom
    The teams invited to March Madness might be celebrating, but researchers who monitor academic performance among college athletes are not so thrilled. A study released Monday by the University of Central Florida suggests that, even though the NCAA...
  • 'War Horse' tour stars UCF grad Michael Wyatt Cox

     'War Horse' tour stars UCF grad Michael Wyatt Cox
    Michael Wyatt Cox's Florida childhood provided an unexpected boost to his career. The actor, starring in the touring production of "War Horse," grew up in Jupiter Farms, west of the turnpike in Palm Beach County. "I grew up around horses," says the...
  • 'Pluto' explores grief, family bonds and how everything can change in an instant

     'Pluto' explores grief, family bonds and how everything can change in an instant
    The title of "Pluto" provides clues as to what the new play is about, but they are far from obvious. On one level, director Mark Routhier says, it's a reference to the celestial body once deemed a major planet by scientists but later downgraded to...
  • Spring Break: Making it count

    Spring Break: Making it count
    In the midst of third-quarter shenanigans – whether it be tracking down teachers for that last-minute grade or stressing over the March SAT, Spring Break is a much-needed break from the harsh reality that is high school. Not all breaks are created...
  • News 13's Kelli Cook goes to Memphis

    News 13's Kelli Cook goes to Memphis
    Out of here: Kelli Cook after nearly six years at News 13. Wednesday was Cook's last day. She had started at the Orlando cable news channel in May 2008. She has moved to ABC affiliate WATN in Memphis, where she will work as a weekend anchor and a...
  • Theatre UCF opens 'The Music Man'

    Theatre UCF opens 'The Music Man'
    WHAT: Theatre UCF and the UCF Music Department together present Meredith Willson's "The Music Man." The family-friendly musical opens Thursday, Feb. 20, and runs through Sunday, March 2, on the Theatre UCF main stage. Playwright Willson wrote the...
  • Annie Russell Theatre opens 'Clean House'

     Annie Russell Theatre opens 'Clean House'
    WHAT: Former Rollins College student Aradhana Tiwari returns to campus to direct "The Clean House," the next production at the school's Annie Russell Theatre. The romantic comedy-drama opens Friday, Feb. 14. "The Clean House," by Sarah Ruhl centers on...
  • 'Leveling Up,' about video games, fantasy and cold reality, comes to Theatre UCF

     'Leveling Up,' about video games, fantasy and cold reality, comes to Theatre UCF
    Hardcore video gamers face a tough lesson about fantasy vs. reality in "Leveling Up," which opens Thursday at Theatre UCF. The contemporary play looks at 20-something roommates who share a love of video games. But when the National Security Agency...