| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Two prominent Broward politicians have a big hurdle to surmount if they have any hope of winning the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014 – virtually no one elsewhere in Florida knows anything about them.
That's the finding of a Quinnipiac...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Two prominent Broward politicians have a big hurdle to surmount if they have any hope of winning the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014 – virtually no one in Florida knows anything about them.
That’s the finding of a Quinnipiac Poll...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Thirteen is lucky. Or unlucky, depending on which hype you believe.
I see 2013 shaping up to be a year just like any other with lots of highs, lows and plenty of wacky in between.
My top predictions ....
George Zimmerman will lose his "Stand Your...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first movement of Gustav Mahler's massive Symphony No. 3 evokes the coming of summer.
So it was, as it happens, seasonally inappropriate for a late September concert. But the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of the work on Saturday...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darth Vader -- or at least his uniform -- is among the guests this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
+ The "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibit opens at Orlando Science Center on Saturday. It includes props,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
– Orlando took another step toward boosting its public art on Wednesday when Mayor Buddy Dyer announced seven artists have been chosen for a new sculpture program during his State of the City address.
The See Art Orlando program is designed to...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:29 PM
El alcalde de Orlando Buddy Dyer se puso la camiseta púrpura que distingue al equipo de "Los Leones" para hacer un llamado a todos los ciudadanos de Orlando para que apoyen al Orlando City Soccer, que este viernes 31 de agosto jugará una semifinal de la...
| Oct 2, 2011
The first time Mike Thomas appeared on my radar screen might have been Oct. 8, 1985. I was covering environmental issues for Florida Today in Brevard County. Thomas was covering the environment for the Orlando Sentinel.
I opened the Sentinel that morning...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:15 PM
The ribbon-cutting that marks the official opening of the Amway Center arena is this morning, and there's a community open house Saturday. The free events are expected to draw tens of thousands of people — and perhaps strain the parking system and...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Teresa Jacobs fought legendary battles against the political establishment as a county commissioner.
They pale compared with her first big one as county mayor.
Jacobs zeroed in on the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in February, pointing out...
| Oct 24, 2011
The company that built ChampionsGate and Hilton Orlando plans to build a $200 million mixed-use project that would tie into SunRail's main station in downtown Orlando, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer plans to announce details...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Gas prices are on the rise nationwide, but one filling station in Florida has earned the dubious distinction of having the highest prices in the country.
Suncoast Energys, located near the Orlando International Airport, was charging $5.69 a gallon for...