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  • Orlando area churches join forces to help homeless

    Orlando area churches join forces to help homeless
    For nearly three decades, Orlando has tried to figure out what to do with the homeless in the heart of the city. First, officials opened shelters in Parramore to move them away from downtown businesses. Then they banned panhandling. They shooed them...
  • University Club tweaks its image

    The University Club of Orlando, historically a stalwart collection of the city's powerbrokers, is softening its ultra-exclusive image and opening its doors to the public as the economy is forcing private clubs everywhere to come up with new ways to find...
  • Improv auditions at Orlando Public Library

     
    Auditions are being held for new members of the Power2Improv comedy troupe this Sunday (March 28) at the Orlando Public Library. Details from their press release below: Current live improv comedy troupe which performs 3 nights a week has an opening for...
  • Character actor and writer Ken Sagoes comes to local libraries

     
    The  Orange County Library's Black History Month events include three appearances by character actor and writer Ken Sagoes. You'll recognize him mostly from TV work, and he'll “discuss his experience as a black actor in films like his iconic roles...
  • Are school lunches making the obesity epidemic worse?

     
    An Orlando-based company called Wholesome Tummies is screening a documentary that takes a look at the contents of school lunch. Called “Lunch Line,”  it will be shown for free next Wednesday. The free event will be held at 10 a.m. on...
  • Lake Eola Charter School adding ninth-grade program

     
    Lake Eola Charter School, which has gotten an “A” grade from the state for the past nine years, has added a ninth grade, according to a newsletter put out by the Downtown Development Board. The school has recently acquired the Legal Arts...
  • UCF Opera presents free, child-friendly ‘Little Red Walking Hood’ downtown

     
    UCF Opera puts a new twist on a classic tale in “Little Red Walking Hood” on Saturday, April 9, at the Orlando Public Library. The program is free and appropriate for children of all ages. The 50-minute show will start at 2 p.m. at the...
  • Richard Lustig makes the big time: Ripley’s cartoon

     
    Believe it or not, our friend Richard Lustig is famous. Lustig won seven major prizes from the Florida Lottery and then wrote a book: “Learn How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery.” Last month, Lustig was featured in a...
  • Library programs for animal lovers

     
    The Orange County Library System loves animals and animal lovers. During April, the library has several programs, starting with the Saturday midday “Paws to Read” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Orange and South Creek branches April 9;...
  • Oprah Winfrey: Downtown Orlando library to screen finale

     
    When Oprah Winfrey closes up "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on Wednesday, downtown Orlando will be paying special attention....
  • President Obama, Michelle Obama receive book on Florida Highwaymen

     
    The Florida’s Highwaymen: Legendary Landscapes book, published by the Historical Society of Central Florida in Orlando, was presented to Michelle Obama at the First Lady’s Annual Luncheon at the Congressional Club in Washington, D.C., on May...