| May 22, 2014
| 12:20 PM
| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The annual Sunshine State Scholars program kicks off this evening in Orlando, honoring Florida high school juniors who've excelled in science. The program celebrates students with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) --...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Chris Christini, Christini's Orlando: Hidden in a sea of neon and traffic, Christini's is among the elders of Restaurant Row and still among the top tier of go-to restaurants for special occasions.
Yoshie Cabral, retired sushi chef at Disney's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Meet the members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. Our definition of a culinary professional is broad because the food and beverage industry requires a variety of skills and interests. In addition to chefs, the achievements are reflected in...
| Dec 4, 2013
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Readers can get an inside glimpse of 20th-century sports figures who made money betting on themselves in book by Lake County author Dave Heeren.
In his 12th book, "The Sporting Stings," Heeren, who mostly has written Christian...
| Dec 20, 2013
Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas.
Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:22 PM
School Boards in other Central Florida counties elected new chairman this week, too, with board members choosing among themselves a leader to run their meetings and to help set their agendas. In Lake County, it's Debbie Stivender (photo). In Osceola...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, the Bay Street Players will present a stage reading of Anne Nelson's two-person drama "The Guys," that focuses on New York City firefighters in the aftermath of 9-11, at 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at the State...
| Sep 13, 2013
As the body was carried out of the house, retired Tavares lawyer Jerri Blair rose to her feet on the front porch to deliver one final salute as he passed by.
She snapped it off just the way former Circuit Judge Jerry T. Lockett liked it, so he'd know...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Earl K. Wood, the longtime Orange County tax collector who died in October 2012, has made the latest Ripley's Believe It or Not book.
It's not for his years of service (he held the post 48 years) or for working well into his 90s (He died at the age of...
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...