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  • Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions

    Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions
    Family reunions are just around the corner for many. Planning for this type of trip is important, as these reunions that offer opportunities to reconnect, catch up on each other’s lives and have fun together can also be tricky to arrange...
  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Central Florida...
  • USA Beach Running Championships 10K and Half Marathon in Cocoa Beach

    USA Beach Running Championships 10K and Half Marathon in Cocoa Beach
    The 10K and Half Marathon are Sunday, Oct. 27, starting at the Cocoa Beach Pier. The 10K is $30 until Sept. 30, then $35 until Oct. 25. The half marathon is $55 until Sept. 30, then $65 until Oct. 25. All finishers get medals; all preregistered runners...
  • Florida resorts put out the welcome mat for family reunions

    Florida resorts put out the welcome mat for family reunions
    It's that time of year again, when families start planning spring and summertime reunions. A good family reunion resort will offer activities and pastimes for all age groups, and accommodations with spacious, connecting rooms and suites, and condo- or...
  • Free stuff to do around Orlando this weekend

    Free stuff to do around Orlando this weekend
    EASTER COLLEGE PARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m. Saturday; Albert Park, Edgewater Drive, Orlando; free; collegeparkorlando.org. EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Central Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3203. EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: egg...
  • Weekend outlook: swimmers warning for man-o-war’s

     
    This week offered some great beachgoing weather and the tourists and snowbirds (and others with time to go to the beach) did head out to enjoy the sunny days, said Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tammy Marris. Forecasts call for warm weather this...
  • In Cocoa Beach, watching as Hurricane Irene brushes by Florida

     
    My colleague, Jon Busdecker, is in Cocoa Beach tonight and will be there in the morning, when we expect to see the full brunt of whatever storm surge Irene will send our way (which will make high tide around 6 a.m. particularly high.) I'll be monitoring...
  • Testing the water and the “healthy beaches” program

     
    Beachgoers in Central Florida should know there is regular testing of the ocean water for bacteria, the kind that can sometimes give people the runs. Unfortunately, not every mile of beach in Florida is always tested but in Brevard and Volusia county,...
  • Local beach outlook this weekend: warm weather, moderate rip current threat

     
    Closer to home, the forecast looks good for another good beach weekend in Volusia and Brevard counties. Highs are expected in the 80s, though there is a chance of thunderstorms on Saturday. The water temperature has crept back up to the low 70s and that...
  • 47th annual Easter Surf Festival in Cocoa Beach this weekend

     
    Jonathan Cangianell hits the lip of a wave his men's pro heat during the 44th Easter Surf Festival at the Cocoa Beach Pier on Easter sunday, March 23, 2008. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel) This weekend is one of top surfing events on the East Coast &#...
  • Memorial Day weekend outlook: jellyfish warning, crowds, moderate rip currents

     
    Local lifeguards are gearing up for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer. Expect crowds at the beach, especially with warm ocean temperatures (76 degrees) luring many swimmers to the water. Brevard County is still coping...
  • Weekend beach outlook

     
    The surf this week has been the typical summertime ‘Lake Atlantic' with 1-foot-waves lapping onto the shore. Many beaches were sparse this week, with many Central Florida county schools already back in session (Brevard started two weeks ago,...