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  • Amway Center receives high honor for environmental friendliness

     
    The Amway Center has been award LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for its sustainable design and construction methods, the team and the city of Orlando announced on Thursday afternoon. The announcement was accompanied...
  • Mayor Buddy Dyer and Magic playoff beard is Stud of the Week

     
    Charl Schwartzel, Masters champion, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is MVP, Rory McElroy chokes at Augusta National, but Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer is Stud of the Week for his playoff beard...
  • Abbey opening: Jazz Society on board, Fairwinds continues sponsoring Broadway Series

     
    Remember I posted that horrible photo of the digital-screen fireplace in new downtown performing-space The Abbey a while back? Well, my little camera did better at Friday night's opening reception for The Abbey, a joint project of the Florida Theatrical...
  • Arts center backers screwing with wrong Mayor

     
    Here is the status of the downtown performing arts center. Orange Mayor Teresa Jacobs wants to see all figures on operating costs. She wants the stress tests to see how the center will pay its bills if a $25 million endowment has not been raised (they'...
  • Pelosi coming to Orlando on Monday

     
    WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is coming to Orlando on Monday to answer questions on what Democrats think of the Republican budget proposal and how it would affect Medicare, according to a brief release sent today. Odds are, the...
  • Time for Orlando to chase NCAA hoops, other big sports events

     
        If you’ve been her long enough and are a sports fan, you’ve likely rolled your eyes a few times at some of the ‘sporty’ options for leisurely weekends. We are the Capitol of hand-me-down sports _ Pro football but not the NFL....
  • Chamber turns to tough talk on Scott, SunRail

     
    The Orlando Chamber of Commerce is turning up the heat on Gov. Rick Scott, who is holding SunRail hostage as he reviews its “return on investment.” This morning in its weekly digital newsletter the Central Florida Partnership, the chamber's...
  • World Dance Day event dedicated to Kip Watson

     
    World Dance Day,  organized by the International Dance Council in Paris on April 29, 1982, has been celebrated every April since throughout the world. This year's local event — which will be April 30 — is dedicated to Kip Watson, paying...
  • Mayor Jacobs won’t speed up cash to Dr. Phillips Center

     
    In case, like me, you were enjoying the Easter weekend and not worrying about the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, here's a link to a story published in Saturday's Orlando Sentinel. My colleagues David Damron and Mark Schlueb write that Orange...
  • News flash: Join the flash mob of cyclists on May 6

     
    Bike/Walk Central Florida is recruiting 1,000 people for a flash mob ride on the morning of Friday, May 6, from the plaza at the Orange County History Center to Orlando City Hall. The cyclists will join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's  “Ride to Work with...
  • Two extra weeks to review DPAC bids doesn’t budge Jacobs

     
    For a moment, it might have seemed that there was a way to cool down the stand-off between Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs over finding extra funds to build a new performing arts center. Jacobs has concerns about how costs,...
  • Snap! Orlando kicks off tonight with giant outdoor projection

     
    Don't forget that Snap! Orlando kicks off its five-day photography celebration tonight (Wednesday, May 4)  with a larger-than-life, 3-D digital mapping photography and animation projection on the facade of the historic Kress Building in downtown Orlando....