| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Orange County parents — if you haven't yet signed your 4-year-old up for free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, there's still time. Also, some schools are offering extended-day care beyond the half day program. Call your local school for details —...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
President Barack Obama easily carried Orange County, the key to the I-4 corridor, which was key the swing state of Florida, by carving a powerful “V” for victory out of the county's middle. A Political Pulse look at voting patterns on a map of...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:31 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival added 11 bands Monday to its lineup, and announced that three-day passes for the July 13-15 event at Union Park are sold out.
The new additions include Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, the Olivia Tremor Control, Flying Lotus,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival filled out its July 13-15 lineup at Union Park by announcing 21 bands and artists Thursday, including Beach House, Wild Flag and Real Estate.
Also added were Big K.R.I.T., Atlas Sound, Cults and Real Estate, among others,...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
North Coast Music Festival
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| May 1, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Protestors marched from Union Park Tuesday with a variety of issues on their agenda; bank bailouts, workers rights and gay rights, among them.
On a day traditionally held to honor lives lost during Chicago’s Hay Market workers riot 126 years...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Occupy protesters, anti-war demonstrators and union supporters staged a series of May Day rallies and marches today with little disruption to the work day in Chicago's business district.
Protest groups and authorities alike saw the events as a tune-up...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In advance of his May 3 show at the House of Blues, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky stopped by Wicker Park's RSVP Gallery that afternoon for a meet and greet with fans.
Rocky, who recently signed a record deal with RCA's Polo Grounds imprint and whose debut...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:25 PM
True to tradition, North Coast Music Festival announced a partial lineup of headliners for the third annual fest--Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Union Park--just after midnight on Monday evening, along with a Groupon deal for discounted fest passes. Within about 30...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Forty students visiting from China spent the day at Union Park Elementary in Orange County on Wednesday, visiting the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes. The visiting students, from Chongqing Bashu Primary School, put on a show for their hosts by singing,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An enthusiastic Orange County School Board recognized the more than 100 principals who lead the district's A-rated schools in a ceremony Tuesday night. The principals represent more than half of the schools in the 181,000-student district, the 10th-...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Teachers and “leadership teams” at several Orange and Seminole county schools have won top honors in the 2011, Just Read, Florida! Literacy Awards. The awards honor educators for “their commitment to literacy and their proven ability...