| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Lake Silver Elementary School has a new computer lab for its afterschool programs thanks to a grant from GTECH, an online lottery technology provider that works with the Florida Lottery.
The school, which is using a temporary space until its new...
| Nov 28, 2013
Playwright and music producer Joseph Reed Hayes will conclude his 13in13 Project on a musical note:
Hayes will present his jazz play, "Solos," Dec. 6-9 in the Goldman Theater at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Taste, a restaurant that focused on art, concerts and events such as the ongoing Science Cafe, in Orlando's College Park has closed. The eatery at 717 W. Smith St. specialized in small plates similar to tapas. Before Taste opened in 2003, the space was...
| Sep 8, 2013
When Wildside BBQ Bar & Grille in College Park closed July 27, the restaurant's owners set a new flight plan and reopened it as The Hangar just three days later.
It was a fast turnaround for proprietors Joe and Jeanie Chiovari and their staff. The new...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
A small fleet of automobiles that can be rented for $8 an hour should be coming to downtown Orlando by mid-October, the state said Wednesday.
Hertz 24/7 will place a total of 12 cars at six locations, ranging from the CNL building on Orange Avenue to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:25 PM
More than 40 years after his death, "On the Road" author Jack Kerouac is still making friends. "Man of Steel" star Michael Shannon and "Sopranos" actor John Ventimiglia will join a host of authors in a sold-out event Sunday in New York City to benefit the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:06 PM
The College Park Partnership is getting downright artistsic with its ongoing Dumpster Art project.
The Partnership reached out to the local arts community with a creative challenge: add some art and visual pleasure to something most people avoid looking...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
K Restaurant in Orlando's College Park is hosting Sunday supper benefit for the Edible Schoolyard at Orlando Junior Academy Oct. 20. From 4-8 pm, guests will sample the food of chefs Kathleen Blake (Rusty Spoon), Henry Salgado (Spanish River Grill and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The Soda Fountain, an ice cream parlor and gift shop, has opened in Orlando's College Park at 2525 Edgewater Drive. The new sweet stop at Bryn Mawr Street is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 407-476-7832 or check them out...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Birds taking flight, spinning metal blades and one, giant 'Lord of the Rings'-looking eye are now part of Orlando's landscape.
In the past several months, large-scale pieces of art have been going up throughout downtown as part of a project called See...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
I remember when UCF was for selected for a bowl game for the first time in 2005.
I am the guy who reports graduation rates and academic progress rates for all the bowl bound teams each year. I felt badly that I had to report that year that UCF had the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
PR's Taco Palace in Winter Park is opening a second location in Orlando's College Park, according to owner Perry Inman. "We had been kicking around the idea of expanding for a while," he said. A friend of Inman's who lives in College Park, which is near...