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  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The Visual Fringe artists

     
    Don't forget to stop by the Visual Fringe art gallery when you're checking out the Orlando Fringe Festival: Visual Fringe Producer Anna McCambridge-Thomas with  assistant producer Arwen Lowbridge and their team of volunteers have put together this year'...
  • Louisiana wetlands loss continues, decrease not as dramatic

     
    Efforts to slow the dramatic loss of Louisiana wetlands appear to be paying off, according to a new study by federal scientists. A report released by the U.S. Geological Survey this month found that the rate of wetland loss has......
  • Gov. Rick Perry: What he would be saying if he were running for president, which, of course, he isn't -- yet

     
    Video of the conservative Texas governor's sales pitch to a weekend Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans....
  • How a hurricane becomes a political opportunity

     
    President Obama and numerous governors can show how ready they are for the storm's emergencies....
  • Michele Bachmann: a serious candidate? [Most commented]

     
    Republican Michele Bachmann seems to be a serious presidential candidate, especially when compared to Sarah Palin, according to Op-Ed columnist Meghan Daum....
  • Stetson music-school alumnus wins Daytime Emmy

     
    Stetson University alumnus Wesley Whatley, associate creative director for the Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group, won a Daytime Emmy Award on June 17 for the Outstanding Original Song, “Yes, Virginia (There’s a Santa Claus).”...
  • Six Gators named to Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams, none to first team

     
    Florida placed six on the Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams released Thursday, with no players on the first team, two on the second team and four on the third team. Arkansas led the way with 14 players named to the teams, while Alabama had 13. Running...
  • Orlando Philharmonic gives Carol Stanley Fenner special service award

     
    The Board of Directors of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has created the John O. Blackburn Distinguished Service Award, which will be awarded to Carol Stanley Fenner, a longtime board member and supporter of the Orlando Philharmonic. The award will be...
  • Dining out bargain alert: September Magical Dining Month

     
    This September, visitors and locals alike are invited to expand their palates – and their savings – during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. This 6th annual culinary celebration, presented by Visit Orlando, showcases Central Florida&...
  • Jay-Z and Kanye West reschedule 'Watch the Throne' tour [Updated]

     
    Getting Jay-Z and Kanye West, the two biggest names in hip-hop, together on one stage wouldn't be possible without just a little bit of patience -- and a flexible calendar. Ahead of the release of their highly anticipated "Watch the......
  • New Orleans jazz icons to play free at Irvine's Great Park

     
    Jazz masters Branford Marsalis and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band will bring a touch of New Orleans to Irvine's Orange County Great Park. The free "Flight & Sound" concert series opens this weekend....