| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday.
Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Ryan Murphy is seeing double digits.
Projects from the popular TV producer had quite the showing when nominations were announced Thursday for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
"It's an exciting day, to say the least," Murphy said Thursday by...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The broadcast networks have made a concerted push to create the appearance that they're serious about original summer programming. Thus far, though, the post-Memorial Day period still seems to be a time, barring a few notable exceptions, for trotting...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year.
Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off.
Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
| Jul 3, 2014
"Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" the ride which when opened will be the world's tallest and fastest drop ride has hit yet another snag and its opening has been delayed yet again. The ride the which will be attached to Kingda Ka roller coaster as originally...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Billy Winters was 4 months old and living with his mother in Orlando in 1944 when his fighter-pilot dad was killed in France, shot down by Nazi gunners.
Until last year, Winters knew little of the 27-year-old aviator.
Now, 70 years later, Winters is...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The telegram arrived June 20, 1944.
Catherine Pokrifcsak says she was home from work the day her family got the kind of news that families of American men at war have been receiving for centuries:
Your son/husband/brother is dead.
Second Lt. Peter...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Some stories have a way of flowing into one another.
When I started writing a Memorial Day weekend story about D-Day casualty Peter Pokrifcsak of Martins Creek, I contacted Katherine DiFebo, also of Martins Creek, to show me his grave at the Church Hill...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:03 PM
CONCORD, N.C.-- Kurt Busch’s Great Memorial Day Weekend Adventure had an ambitious agenda: 1,100 miles of racing, a 430-mile private-plane flight and lots of water.
When you are driving two mean machines back-to-back, it’s as much about...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Most Americans slow down their work routines as July Fourth approaches. But for Miranda Panos, the first days of this month are the most hectic of the year.
Panos, a manager at Uncle Sam Fireworks in Hammond, Ind., works from 8 a.m. to midnight in the...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad....