| 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,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A new museum is coming to Orlando this year — one without walls.
The outdoor Urban Art Museum would scatter original, museum-quality art throughout the artsy Mills 50 neighborhood, east of downtown Orlando. In the beginning works would be...
| 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-...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Magic have devised a permanent way to honor their past players, coaches and executives.
On Friday morning, during a press conference attended by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, team officials announced plans to create...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mayor Buddy Dyer praised the diversification of Orlando's economy in a guest column posted Wednesday by the Huffington Post. Dyer writes that “transformational projects,” namely Medical City, Creative Village, SunRail and the community venues,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:39 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Voters from around the University of Central Florida set up a House District 49 general election between two potential rising stars in their respective parties: Republican Marco Peña and Democrat Joseph Saunders. Peña, a 32-year-old...