| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:21 PM
What makes a downtown cool?
Last week, Orlando city leaders announced plans to launch a yearlong initiative to make downtown Orlando a cool place to live, work and play. Certain cities across the country - Austin, Portland and Seattle - seem to have...
| May 9, 2014
SunRail is now speeding riders to various destinations around Central Florida. Several stops offer dining opportunities without the stress of parking a car. Just like the free Lymmo bus that circles downtown Orlando, dining along the rails takes some...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Cityfish Restaurant, part of the Thornton Park Restaurant Group, has named Greg Richie as its new executive chef. Richie, an award-winning chef, has previously led the kitchens at Roy’s restaurant on Orlando's Sand Lake Road (aka Restaurant Row) and...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:03 AM
Fortune has published a new article on Lake Nona, outlining the massive mixed-use development near Orlando International Airport and progress it has made over the past 10 years.
The article provides a good summary of the development and the people...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
David Brotherton felt a special connection when he first purchased Orlando City Soccer Club season tickets in 2012.
He had no idea that he would end up designing the new logo the team will use when it begins play in Major League Soccer next season....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Dexter’s, a small local restaurant chain that has been dishing up an upscale-casual café menu since 1984, has opened a new restaurant in the The Grove at Isleworth shopping center, 4744 S. Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando. Dexter’s also has...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the words of county singer Toby Keith, "I love this bar."
In the past year and a half as the Orlando Sentinel's night-life columnist, I've said those words more times than I can count. Restaurants, parks, housing: All are essential parts of a...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Chef Greg Richie tells me that the name of the new concept going in the Hue space in Orlando's Thornton Park is Soco) and that it "will feature Southern Contemporary cuisine." Keep checking back for more details on the exciting new dining spot near...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Local artisan confectioner David Ramirez Chocolates new fall line is a colorful mix of indulgent bites. Flavors include pumpkin latte, pumpkin cheesecake, cranberry cheesecake, pecan-cashew-caramel, caramel apple, Dutch apple pie and apple pie. You can by...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
As owners of the FMI restaurant group Eddie Nickell and Nicholas Olivieri have infused Central Florida diverse and vibrant dining choices.
It's a stable of concepts that collectively some might call, well, funky. But individually each is a fine-tuned...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a truly dark sky, meteors scorch the blackness every few minutes, satellites race by in all directions and the dazzling Milky Way appears as an electrified cloud.
None of those things is visible from Orlando because its urban lighting smudges the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:54 PM
According to these owners, the food is great if you and your pup are sharing a plate.
Teak Neighborhood Grill
6400 Time Square Ave Orlando, FL 32835
The lowdown from a dog owner: "When visiting Orlando recently,...