| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Will the George Clooney movie "Tomorrowland" be out of this world?
Sure sounds like it. The Disney movie will shoot at a launch pad at Kennedy Space Center, NASA spokeswoman Lisa Malone said Wednesday.
The filming, mostly at night, is in a location...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:19 AM
"George Clooney is not here," the voice said.
The voice belonged to Liz Yancey of recreation and special events in New Smyrna Beach. But it's possible that Clooney could be there this week as shooting on Disney's "Tomorrowland" will shift to New Smyrna....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Several members of Historic Seminole will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, scheduled for Saturday, September 28. Many have free admission. Print your ticket. www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
The Museum of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Welcome to the land of theme parks, resorts — and bacon.
In 30 days, Central Florida has exalted the fruit of the swine at two major festivals. The Festival of Bacon at Orlando's Festival Park drew more than 9,000 pork proponents. Saturday's...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It has been a tough autumn at the little nonprofit Pinocchio's Marionette Theater in Altamonte Springs.
Income at the unique theater, devoted exclusively to puppetry arts, suddenly fell by two-thirds after a successful summer, says executive director...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:52 PM
FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL : featuring crafts, baked goods, a variety of vendors, and more: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today-Saturday ; Zellwood United Methodist Church, 5538 Jones Ave., Zellwood; free; 407-889-4426.
FALL FIESTA IN THE PARK: outdoor...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:22 AM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Orlando attorney Mark O'Mara will be a guest on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. O'Mara, who represented George Zimmerman, will discuss his new website and a bill he...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:28 PM
There are more free performances of "Witness" scheduled in the next few weeks, as the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland commemorates Kristallnacht.
Devised by the Holocaust Center, "Witness" is readers' theater — community...
| Oct 18, 2013
Pizza is a year-round comfort food favorite, but I'd wager there's an uptick in demand with fall tailgates and after-school activities.
But for those who live with food allergies, even simple comfort foods, such as pizza, are off the table. For example,...
| 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 17, 2013
| 1:28 PM
When their brokerage statements arrived, the wealthy investors thought their holdings were going gangbusters with profits. Soon, they ponied up another $4 million for the Orlando-based hedge funds managed by their brokers.
The problem? It was all a...