| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Hot cocoa? Snow angels? Chestnuts roasting on an open fire?
While your Northern friends and family can brag about how pretty the snow looks on Christmas morning, we Floridians understand: It's just better down here.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:03 PM
NEW YORK — Orlando Magic officials knew Victor Oladipo would experience growing pains after they decided to play him at point guard this season for the first time in his basketball career.
But Oladipo has surpassed expectations on the first...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Even as Orlando Museum of Art celebrates its 90th anniversary with an exhibition of centuries-old paintings, director Glen Gentele has an eye on the future.
"I want this museum to be resonant in the community, in the state, in the Southeast region,"...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A mysterious, giant aluminum ball has appeared in downtown Orlando.
Local officials aren't saying much, and they've tried to hide it behind a construction fence. But it won't be the last strange object to show up downtown. It's the first of eight large-...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
UPDATE: Wawa’s promotional gas price of $2.99 per gallon caused lines of cars dozens deep to overflow onto Semoran Boulevard on Thursday. In response, a 7-Eleven and Racetrac about a mile north also lowered their price to $2.99.The two closest to...
| Dec 1, 2012
Crews this weekend will hoist a massive steel support into place on the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, marking a major milestone in the center's three-year construction.
The 186,000-pound truss, the first of a dozen to be installed on...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:24 PM
"The Biggest Loser," Orlando sports and the George Zimmerman trial will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
Diana Tennis, legal analyst for WOFL-Channel 35, will discuss the trial on "Orlando Matters" at 7 a.m....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Deniese Esters can't pass Goff's ice cream stand on Orange Blossom Trail without stopping for a cone.
A medium, vanilla cone dipped in chocolate to be exact.
"Every time I drive by," said Esters, who lives in Apopka. " Oh my God, Goff's ice cream, I...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
After each side vowed to go it alone, the leaders of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the organization that presents touring Broadway shows in Orlando are back at the negotiating table.
The renewed negotiations represent a last-...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an independent investigation into the shooting of Ibragim Todashev by an FBI agent in Orlando two weeks ago.
"What needs to happen, because there has been so much contradictory information released, is...