| May 15, 2010
There wasn't much green to be seen in the Greenleaf subdivision southwest of Orlando earlier this spring.
But that is rapidly changing as several residents lay lush new sod over their winter-brown lawns.
"The cold weather killed off most of the grass....
| May 19, 2010
| 8:20 AM
Yield: 8-10 servings.
4 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups whole milk
1 1/2 cups plus 2 teaspoons sugar
1 vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise and seeds scraped
3 large egg yolks
2 large eggs
1/2 cup cornstarch
3 pounds (about 9) firm but ripe bananas,...
| Jul 10, 2009
Is a home remodeling project worth it?
"There are a lot of answers to that question," says Stephen Gidus, co-owner of PSG Construction in Orlando.
It's worth it when it makes life more comfortable, convenient and aesthetically pleasing for the homeowner...
| Jan 10, 2010
| 5:24 AM
Brazil's Adriano Bastos didn't arrive in Orlando this week to find a familiar climate for the 17th annual Walt Disney World Marathon. But it didn't stop him from posting his customary championship performance.
Bastos, 31, claimed his sixth straight...
| Jan 10, 2010
| 8:03 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Mark and Barbara Willard were at home in Wickford, England two weeks ago checking the weather forecast on the Internet before packing for their trip to Orlando -- sunny and 70 degrees.
On Saturday afternoon they had the hoods on their...
| Jan 15, 2010
In today's economy, many events have had to scale back. However, the 33rd annual Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, which have been a part of the Orlando area for many years, are actually expanding.
The games are hosted by the Scottish-American...
| Feb 28, 2010
Racing through a Panamanian archipelago by sport boat, I couldn't help but feel like James Bond. It was just me and a mustachioed driver, speeding toward a remote island where I would spend a few decadent days at an eco-resort, hiking the rain forest,...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 7:39 AM
The Orlando Science Center will debut a new permanent -- and home-grown -- exhibit on Saturday, Sept. 25. "Our Planet, Our Universe" concentrates on astronomy and earth science with new interactive exhibits and a few favorites transplanted from...
| Jan 28, 2006
MONDAY JANUARY 27, 1986 1 P.M.
In the grandstands at Kennedy Space Center, the crowd waits for the countdown to tick along. It is a brisk and clear Monday, in the 50s, and the sun is shining on friends and relatives of the space shuttle Challenger's...
| Sep 27, 2004
Florida's fourth hurricane in six weeks ripped its way across the state Sunday -- killing at least six, leaving millions without electricity and adding new woes to an already agonizing hurricane season.
Hurricane Jeanne drove ashore just before...
| Sep 26, 2004
| 2:03 PM
Read from the last page forward to see an archive of developments in chronological order as reported by Sentinel staff.
5:03 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004
After Charley, my downtown Orlando neighborhood went eight days without power. I have to admit, part...
| Sep 10, 2004
Where will Hurricane Ivan come ashore?
Supercomputers in facilities from Florida to Maryland to California have been trying to answer that question for days. Programmed with decades of hurricane history, updated with wind speed and barometric pressure...