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  • Uneasy bond between cops, inner-city kids bridged by dragon-boating

    Uneasy bond between cops, inner-city kids bridged by dragon-boating
    In some corners, police are seen as the bad guys. Sirens blaring, guns drawn, they haunt inner-city neighborhoods, where kids witness moms, dads and neighbors corralled, cuffed and carted away. So it is significant that in one little corner of the...
  • Your photos could be in Orlando's historic home calendar

    Your photos could be in Orlando's historic home calendar
    From the 1920’s through the ‘40s, homes in downtown Orlando sprung up with a wide range of architectural styles. This is especially true around Lake Adair and Lake Concord in the College Park neighborhood, the focus of the planned 2013...
  • Trayvon Martin Shooting: Another Neighborhood Watch leader's view

    Trayvon Martin Shooting: Another Neighborhood Watch leader's view
    The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a Neighborhood Watch volunteer got me thinking: Is this what Neighborhood Watch is about these days? Pack heat, forget waiting on the cops and shoot? No. It turns out that's not the case at all. In...
  • Credit-card, debit-card risks grow as thieves 'skim' your numbers

    Credit-card, debit-card risks grow as thieves 'skim' your numbers
    Without a gun, without a knife, without breaking into the bank he preyed upon, a young man in a baseball cap and sunglasses stole thousands of dollars from clueless customers at an Orlando SunTrust. When he thought no one was looking, police say, he...
  • Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 7 Karl Joseph, DB, Edgewater

    Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 7 Karl Joseph, DB, Edgewater
    Edgewater safety Karl Joseph continues to consider six schools as his main focus for upcoming recruiting visits, but one across town gets a lot of his attention for various reasons. The obvious is distance. UCF is close, although it is nearly 20 miles...
  • Recent animal-hoarding cases in Florida

    Recent animal-hoarding cases in Florida
    Recent hoarding cases in Florida June: Thirty-ninecats euthanized after being confiscated from filthy home north of Orlando. June: Nearly 700cats, many ill, removed from sanctuary near High Springs inAlachua County. April: Twenty-five cats, 5dogs found...
  • Kingfish Bistro: Eclectic menu mix

    Kingfish Bistro: Eclectic menu mix
    I rarely step into a restaurant unless it has been open six weeks. Waiting allows the staff to shake off those wobbly newborn steps and gives me an idea on how an eatery will be driven once the management scrutiny of the initial opening weeks subsides....
  • Restaurants raising money for Beard Foundation scholarships

     
    Cress (DeLand), 4 Rivers Smokehouse (Winter Park, Longwood, Winter Garden), K Restaurant Wine Bar (Orlando's College Park), Spanish River Grill (New Smyrna Beach), Mi Tomatina (Winter Park), Rusty Spoon (downtown Orlando) and Taverna Opa (Orlando's...
  • David’s World Cycle July sale

     
    David's World Cycle says: “We launch our Bike Sale July 4th through July 27th.  Be sure to visit our stores and website to see all the bikes currently on sale.  Also in July is our Trek Summer Sale, July 12th through July 23rd, where we will be...
  • Stage frights: Halloween party 2, from GOAT

     
    Get twice the tricks and twice the treats at the two big theatrical fundraisers coming up: The Orlando Fringe Festival’s All Hallows 20 for 20 fundraiser, noting the 20th annual festival, is this Saturday, Oct. 23; the Greater Orlando Actors Theater...
  • Another update on the canceled “Reunion” concert…

     
    Carol Swift, the would-be concertgoer quoted in my story today, emailed me this morning to report morning that she was refunded the money that she spent on her tickets today by her credit card company. So good news for her. The aftermath of last we...
  • Enjoy College Park Historic Homes Tour this Sunday

     
    In the mood for a holiday homes tour yet? There are a number coming up in early December, which we'll feature in the Sentinel's Style & Homes section on Nov. 20. (If you haven't submitted details about your home tour yet, get it to me ASAP at jpatteson@...