| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Check out festivals and events in March 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)
March 1: Moonlight Carillon Concert at...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Does Dad really need a tie? Perhaps dinner out is a better fit this year.
Here's a sampling of Father's Day restaurant specials for Sunday, June 16. Some deals start on June 15, stretching the celebration into a full weekend. Prices do not include tax...
| May 31, 2013
When the sweat drips from your brow and the asphalt seems to melt your shoes, bring on the brain freeze. From Italian ices to velvety gelato to gourmet turns on comfort food, there are sips, slurps and swallows to soothe the rising temperatures.
| May 30, 2013
| 8:17 AM
"It's raining men?" More like storming.
Organizers for Gay Days in Orlando expect 170,000 guys (and girls) ready to shout out loud at this year's celebration tailored to all colors in the lifestyle rainbow. That's a step up from last year's crowd of...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:34 AM
For Central Florida music fans, "Heavy and Light" concerts to raise awareness for the nonprofit support organization To Write Love On Her Arms are already an annual tradition.
This year, the event has expanded into a national tour, which concludes its...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon came to Florida 500 years ago looking for the fabled Fountain of Youth, but alas, he did not find it. Modern travelers, however, definitely have a better chance at rejuvenation at one of Florida’s many wonderful spas....
| May 1, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Charley’s WildFire Grille on the Orange Blossom Trail is moving to Little Lake Bryan in Lake Buena Vista in the summer of 2014. The owner, Talk of the Town Restaurants, has purchased the property and the current building at 6107 S. Orange Blossom...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley are coming to Orlando for the Vampire Diaries Official Convention in December. The actors, who play the Salvatore brothers on The CW drama, will attend Sunday, Dec. 9, at the convention. The two-day event starts Saturday,...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Yogeshwar Velingker, a seventh-grader at Orefield Middle School, is competing in 2012 Raytheon MathCounts National Competition which is being streamed live on ESPN3.com at 2 p.m. today from the competition at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Today's lineup vs. the Yankees: LF Pierre, CF Victorino, SS Rollins, DH Thome, RF Pence, 3B Polly, 1B Wigginton, C Chooch, 2B Galvis. Pitching schedule for today: LHP Bastardo, RHP Papelbon, RHP Qualls, RHP Kendrick, RHP Rodriguez. OTHER NOTES --The......
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Four Central Florida chefs have been nominated for Best Chef: South in the prestigious James Beard Awards. Scott Hunnel of Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, James Petrakis and Julie Petrakis of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In addition to spending much more on travel advertising and dangling incentives for pro soccer teams that train in Central Florida, the Florida Legislature’s $70 billion budget also sets aside money to help employees of area tourism businesses get...