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  • 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...
  • UCF professor-writer Peter Telep’s book with Tom Clancy out Tuesday

     
    UCF professor Peter Telep has written nearly 40 books, but is under no illusion about his celebrity status. “I always tell my students I’m the hardest-working writer you’ve never heard of,” he says with a laugh. “Forty...
  • Join us for a college football preview discussion

     
    There are only ten more Saturday’s left before the college football season begins and if you can’t wait, head over to the downtown Orlando Public Library Saturday, June 25. Join me and former Orlando Sentinel and current ESPN national...
  • PBS characters to promote reading Friday at Orlando Public Library

     
    PBS characters, including Mr. Steve, Hooper and Super Why!, will perform at the Orlando Public Library on Central Boulevard on Friday to encourage summer reading. Children's book author Diane Kredensor will read her picture book, “Ollie & Moon,&#...
  • Dominican cultural celebration comes to the Orlando’s library

     
    The Orlando Public Library is celebrating the Dominican Republic's cultural heritage this weekend with a showcase of art, music, dance and literature on the first and third floor of its downtown main branch. Orlando City Commissioner Tony Ortiz ...
  • 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...