| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Emeril Lagasse focuses on farm-to-table at Orlando restaurants on upcoming Emeril's Florida episode. With stops in Winter Park, College Park and Emeril’s own Tchoup Chop, the show puts Central Florida's culinary scene in the national spotlight....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Stuffed chicken Marsala? Spicy Calabrian wings? This is not my mother's Olive Garden. OK, in many ways it still is. But this week the company rolled out new menus with more options to customize meals and help the lunch brigade get in an out quicker....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Six of the ACC’s eight basketball teams reached the NCAA tournament in 1986, unsurpassed depth and representation that the league repeated in three subsequent seasons. This year, the conference might well send only five of its 15 teams to the...
| 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.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Will El Niño develop by this summer and potentially make for another relatively quiet hurricane season?
Several forecast models say "there's an increasing chance" that could happen, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....