| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Developers are throwing out the old playbooks as they renovate Central Florida malls, bringing in new tenants and consumer-focused technology.
UP Development plans to transform Orlando Fashion Square this year, and not just with new stores. Construction...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Just in time for the holidays, some new stores have opened at Florida Mall and Orlando Fashion Square.
Papaya, a women's clothing store for tweens and twenty-somethings, is in the center court near the atrium. It occupies 7,700 square feet.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Tamara Woods traveled 3,000 miles just for Black Friday shopping in the U.S., an annual pilgrammage she makes from Northern Ireland. But even a trip that long didn't prepare her and her husband for the lines at Tommy Hilfiger at the Premium Outlets...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Xbox One is here.
Just after midnight Friday, the latest video gaming console from Microsoft became available to gamers across the country, including the hundreds waiting in line at the Microsoft Store at the Florida Mall.
After waiting in line...
| Nov 22, 2013
Power shopping requires fuel to finesse the buys. Sure, malls have food courts and attached restaurants but they don't always satisfy. Here are a few suggestions for Black Friday shoppers to stop, recharge and celebrate their holiday bargains.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:24 AM
After a major remodel, the Nine West store in the Florida Mall will reopen today.
The renovated space echoes a clean, white gallery, with curved walls and velvet magenta ottomans.
From Thursday through Nov. 24, shoppers can get $25 off purchases of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The malls are getting into the action of opening on Thanksgiving night this holiday shopping season. Both Seminole Towne Center and Florida Mall said today they will be open starting at 8 p.m. on Turkey Day.
Both centers plan entertainment and prizes...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Looking for something to keep the kids busy on Saturday? Santa is arriving at The Florida Mall, and children and their parents can participate in an early-morning celebration that includes holiday crafts and other activities.
The mall said its "Santa...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
THE PRINCIPLES OF PUMPKIN CARVING: 2 p.m. Oct. 25; South Creek Library, 1702 Deerfield Blvd., Orlando. Halloween with Scott "Stormin" Norman. Learn about knife safety, carving techniques, pumpkin science and other crafts. Free. 407-...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Girl’s Night Out--The Florida Mall hosts its Girl’s Night Out event, presented by Diet Coke and The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, on Thursday, September 12 from 6 - 8 pm.
Sunset Sips & Snacks – At sunset, women will toast...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The Mennello Museum of American Art has announced its schedule of exhibitions and events for the 2013-14 season. The Mennello is located in Orlando's Loch Haven Park and run by the city. It offers regular classes and free family days and events that are...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Free events and things to do in Orlando and surrounding areas this week. See what you can find that won't cost you a dime!
LEESBURG BIKEFEST: today-Sunday; Downtown Leesburg, Main Street, Leesburg; free; 352-365-0053.
EARTH FEST: with...