| May 16, 2013
| 7:35 AM
HUE in Thornton Park will close in the coming weeks, prior to the slow season that summer brings. The space will reopen in the fall with a new dining concept.
"It was time," said developer Craig Ustler. "We are coming up on our 12th year with Hue and it...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Iza Tapas Bar in Orlando's Thornton Park neighborhood skips the traditional tapas staples in favor of Mediterranean- and Latin-inspired fare.
This diversion is not uncharted territory. Tapas have become familiar far outside their Spanish origins. The...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Peter Martinez, who runs SunCycles of Thornton Park in downtown Orlando, proposes a bike-sharing program like those in many cities but is having trouble convincing the city to let him use city property for free for his bike racks. You can read Sentinel...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Urban ReThink, the community space that has hosted civic and creative events for the past two years in the Thornton Park area, will soon close its doors.
Julia Young, executive director of the Urban ReThink Foundation, said the organization will be...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Eddie Nickell and Nicholas Olivieri of the The FMI Restaurant Group have sold the current locations of Prickly Pear and Nick's Italian Kitchen in Thornton Park. "We are looking to relocate those restaurants to the International Drive area," says Nickell....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Come Sunday our evenings will be a little brighter with the advent of daylight-saving time. Here are 15 places in — or very near — downtown Orlando that are great for alfresco meals. Each has its own personality and pluses.
Citrus, 821 N....
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Cityfish is not new to the downtown Orlando dining scene, but it is a restaurant that is often overlooked. Created in 2007 by the Urban Life Management Restaurant Group, Cityfish has a laid-back, comfy charm.
The restaurant's exterior has a large...
| Nov 6, 2011
Hue restaurant has an enviable Orlando location. The eatery holds court on the edge of downtown and Thornton Park. The sidewalks are flush with passers-by. And a patio provides a focal point that sweeps around the intersection of Central Boulevard and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Where downtown Orlando fuses into Thornton Park, Nick's Italian Kitchen is the latest concept from The FMI Restaurant Group. Owned by Nicholas Olivieri and Eddie Nickell, the eclectic family includes two Funky Monkey Wine Co. locations (downtown Orlando...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Take a bite or a swig from more than 40 local food and drink vendors at this annual event....