| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A former Orlando area banker was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 years in federal prison on charges of bank fraud tied to a bogus mortgage scheme.
Braden Koegel, 35, of Apopka was arrested last October and charged in an alleged scheme that used fabricated...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
What: State tennis tournament
When/where: Monday-Wednesday — Class 4A competition, Sanlando Park, Altamonte Springs; 2A team (Red Bug Lake Park, Casselberry) and individual (Sylvan Lake Park, Sanford) competition. Wednesday-Friday — 3A...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Three Dr. Phillips girls tennis players advanced to singles finals, and the Panthers lead the team standings after the first day of the Class 4A state tennis tournament Monday at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs.
DP has 10 points, two more than Boca...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| 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.
| 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 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!"...
| Jan 31, 2014
Today we reveal the winners of the Orlando Sentinel's 16th annual Foodie Awards, our readers' favorite places to eat and drink in 2013. I have noted my picks, too, but the main focus is your take on Central Florida's dining scene.
I have covered food at...
| 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 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...