| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:39 AM
If you are ever going to get out of your car and ride your bike to work, May is your month. The weather is sweet and you could even join Mayor Buddy Dyer’s Bike to Work Ride on May 3. Even if you skip the organized ride, just try bike commuting...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- With Gov. Rick Scott flying to Washington D.C. Friday to do national media, the sponsor of his manufacturing tax cut conceded one of his top priorities -- a $141 million tax cut for manufacturers -- was unlikely to pass.
"I never say...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:18 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The House and Senate are playing a waiting game over bills to give tax-breaks to a raft of stadiums and sports complexes, including Orlando's proposed soccer stadium.
On Thursday, House Speaker Will Weatherford told reporters his...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Are you a big Paul McCartney fan? Are you hoping to buy tickets to his upcoming Orlando show when they go on sale today?
Good luck. Because many, if not most, of the seats have already been sold to VIPs, insiders and scalpers who have special access...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Central Florida Leadership Academy's announcement last week that they plan to open a sports business "magnet" program has alarmed Orange County school district officials.
The district contends that charter schools such as CFLA cannot open magnet...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Anyone who has read this column for any length of time knows that I'm not exactly Buddy Dyer's biggest booster.
I've knocked the mayor of Orlando for everything from improper arrests by his police department to no-bid deals at City Hall.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Hash House A Go Go, a new restaurant at 5350 International Drive in Orlando will have a ribbon cutting April 10 with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Samuel B. Ings. After that the eatery -- which is part of a chain with restaurants in Las...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Glenn Richards is marking 20 years in the Orlando TV market this month. But it's an unusual anniversary because it is split between two stations: WFTV-Channel 9, where he worked 10 years, and WOFL-Channel 35, where he has been chief meteorologist since...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Right now, the folks trying to bring major-league soccer to Orlando are flailing around like a goalie without a defensive line.
Their original funding plans fell apart. Costs for the franchise may be going up. And superstar David Beckham is making noise...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:58 PM
For the longest time, I was worried that something was seriously wrong with me.
I thought I was delusional and suffering the devastating and debilitating effects of Post Traumatic Dwight Disorder.
I thought I was hallucinating and creating these kooky...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Last week, I noted that the state spent $175,000 in public money to sponsor a NASCAR car to promote road safety … in a sport dominated by high-speed cars and wrecks.
As you know, Saturday's race featured a serious wreck that injured dozens of...
| 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...