| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:55 AM
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS — Olympia's Kaden Funk dropped the first set but came back to win the Class 4A overall singles state tennis title Wednesday.
Funk (17-0) defeated David Engel of Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 at Sanlando Park.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:20 AM
When it comes to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Kathy Ramsberger said, it’s important to note that location isn’t all that important, but what is significant in the long run is how well this facility in downtown Orlando...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:48 AM
One-hundred yards to go and Special Olympian Monica Hernandez started sprinting.
With a torch extended into the air from her left hand, Hernandez, 26, of Oviedo, crossed the finish line as more than a dozen Seminole County law enforcement officers...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:58 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida may beef up penalties for poachers who harvest shark fins in state waters, but a Senate panel on Thursday gutted a broader effort to restrict the trafficking in fins for the dwindling population.
Shark meat and fin sales in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The March edition of the Soundboard Talks video series goes into the studio with one of the forces in the Orlando music scene.
If there’s a common thread that runs through the best recorded music that comes out of the Orlando scene, it’s the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Welcome to the Wies'n!, where the sounds of Schuhplatter and the melodies of Munich fill the biergarten as the Münchner Kindl leads the parade of flags for the annual tapping of the keg, signaling the start of Oktoberfest! "Ozapft is!"...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries.
Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek sent us this photo of Scott C. from Casselberry, who collected a $200,480 jackpot Friday.
The jackpot was won a progressive, $2 Superman slot machine as manufactured by Aristocrat. Those are the folks who make the new...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Con las llaves del carro sobre la mesa, donde también se ven un par de cervezas, Grecia Calderón levanta la mano al escuchar la pregunta: ¿Quién de ustedes es el conductor elegido?
"Yo soy la que maneja casi siempre cuando salimos los tres, porque las...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:04 PM
As far as water towers go, Casselberry's is just another tank in the crowd.
It's light blue. It sits next to a busy shopping center off Melody Lane. And few people probably pay much attention to it while driving by on U.S. Highway 17-92.
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If you like to eat out but don't want to spend a lot of money, consider visiting one of Central Florida's food-truck gatherings. There's everything from sushi to barbecue to crepes and cupcakes, and you can fill up for $10 or so.
A few of my favorites...