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  • Top Dr. Phillips Center programming official resigns

     Top Dr. Phillips Center programming official resigns
      The shows to be presented by Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in its debut season haven't been announced — but the person in charge of choosing them has resigned. Judy Joseph, vice president of programming and...
  • Senate adds sweetener to stadium bill for Orlando, Miami, Daytona projects

    Senate adds sweetener to stadium bill for Orlando, Miami, Daytona projects
    TALLAHASSEE -- A proposal to give tax subsidies annually to more professional sports stadiums got sweeter for Central Florida Thursday, as lawmakers added language allowing projects already underway to get ahead of the line for tax dollars. Both the...
  • Rick Scott announces $215M for new train depot at Orlando International Airport

    Rick Scott announces $215M for new train depot at Orlando International Airport
    Gov. Rick Scott announced this afternoon at Orlando International Airport that he intends to spend up $215 million in state money to build a new station at OIA that could house several trains, including a privately financed one that would link Central and...
  • Sports stadium package for MLS, Daytona nears House vote

    Sports stadium package for MLS, Daytona nears House vote
    TALLAHASSEE -- With time running out on Florida's lawmaking session, another professional sports tax-break package is headed for a photo finish. The Legislature is poised to pass a plan that could open the door for Orlando and Miami Major League...
  • Mayor Dyer leads Orlando Bike to Work Day, May 9

    Mayor Dyer leads Orlando Bike to Work Day, May 9
    Do you commute to downtown Orlando? Mayor Buddy Dyer wants you to ditch the car for a day on Friday, May 9, for the annual Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month in May. Dyer will lead cyclists from Loch Haven Park along Orlando Urban Trail to...
  • Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House

    Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House
    TALLAHASSEE -- Despite an indictment of one board member, a legislative plan to blow up Metro Orlando's expressway authority and impose new ethical rules on its successor has stalled in the Florida House days before the Legislature adjourns. The plan to...
  • City, Orlando Ballet craft deal to give troupe a home

     City, Orlando Ballet craft deal to give troupe a home
    Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park. Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
  • Will SunRail bring a new tax?

    Will SunRail bring a new tax?
    Go ahead, Central Florida, sit back, relax and enjoy the view from your seat on SunRail. Today is a day to celebrate. The new $1.2 billion commuter train will begin shuttling passengers for the first time. Metro Orlando joins urban trendsetters such...
  • 10 years later, vacant land is all that remains of Parramore Village's rebirth

    10 years later, vacant land is all that remains of Parramore Village's rebirth
    Nearly 100 people lived in Parramore Village before City Hall forced them to move and razed their homes — the beginning, they were told, of the neighborhood's rebirth. Orlando taxpayers spent $1.3 million to relocate the residents, some of whom...
  • Orlando commissioner says Mayor Buddy Dyer treats City Council as rubberstamp

    Orlando commissioner says Mayor Buddy Dyer treats City Council as rubberstamp
      An Orlando commissioner is bristling at what she calls Mayor Buddy Dyer’s heavy-handed treatment of the City Council, accusing the mayor of treating the board like a rubberstamp for his initiatives. In a rare example of dissent from the...
  • Roberto Clemente mural will rise again after destruction sparks anger, support

    Roberto Clemente mural will rise again after destruction sparks anger, support
    A new, bigger mural honoring baseball icon Roberto Clemente will rise again over Azalea Park's Little League after someone rolled black paint over one honoring the Puerto Rican humanitarian at a local ball field. That's what supporters, a league...
  • Ron Legler, 'champion' of downtown and the arts, leaving Orlando

    Ron Legler, 'champion' of downtown and the arts, leaving Orlando
    Ron Legler, a key leader of Orlando's arts scene and advocate for downtown Orlando, will leave Central Florida this spring to run a performing-arts center in Baltimore. "It's such a huge loss I don't even know where to start," said Barbara Hartley,...