| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:11 PM
For nearly a decade, East Colonial Drive near Orlando Fashion Square mall area seemed to be the place where restaurants and shops went to die — but a rebound appears underway.
A Wawa gas station/convenience store and a GFS food-service shop soon...
| Nov 3, 2013
Open since 2010, Nona Tap Room has been drawing beer fans for the staggering 50 beers on draft. But food is no afterthought here. The menu is one of Central Florida's best, according to Orlando Sentinel readers who voted the east Orange County watering...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
THE PRINCIPLES OF PUMPKIN CARVING: 2 p.m. Oct. 25; South Creek Library, 1702 Deerfield Blvd., Orlando. Halloween with Scott "Stormin" Norman. Learn about knife safety, carving techniques, pumpkin science and other crafts. Free. 407-...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Restaurants from Waterford Lakes Town Center and Orlando are gearing up for the 14th Annual Taste of Orlando on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The all-day family food festival includes beverage sampling, live entertainment, a business expo, shopping...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Marlow’s Tavern coming to Orlando's Waterford Lakes Town Center in 2014. The 3,500-square-foot restaurant will be built between Five Guys Burgers & Fries and Regal Cinema. Marlow’s offers a wide selection of American pub favorites from...
| 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,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Smokey Bones 14th Birthday Bash this Friday, Sept. 13, 2013—10 p.m. to midnight.
Anyone attending the party will receive free drink samples, including a special Birthday Cake sample-sized drink from Three Olives – a mixed drink...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:28 PM
"Sharknado," the TV movie that caused a social media frenzy, will be landing in movie theaters for one night only. You have been warned.
That night will be Friday, Aug. 2 -- or more precisely at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.
Why go out to see a TV...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:23 AM
A video-game expo? A bit of a stretch for a column that covers night life and date nights, isn't it?
Clearly, this wouldn't be just any date, and this isn't just any gaming get-together. Now in its third year, Game Warp celebrates that classic era of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bonefish Grill will open a new location in Orlando's Waterford Lakes Monday, Aug. 12. Located at 12301 Lake Underhill Road, the restaurant will open for dinner service at 4 p.m. The 5,424-square-foot eatery features an open kitchen and a large bar area,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Fresh To Order (f2o) is opening in Waterford Lakes Town Center in early 2014. Fresh to Order's menu will offer chef-inspired entrees, pizzas, paninis, soups, salads, and burgers. Guest favorite at other locations include coconut curry salmon, bourbon...