| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Orlando Magic played one of their best 12-minute stretches of the entire season Wednesday night. From the final minute or so of the third quarter until the final minute or so of the fourth, a group primarily made up of youngsters Tobias Harris,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
J.J. Redick is constantly on the move, his legs taking him all over the court.
The Clippers’ big men stay prepared to set screens for Redick, all of them aware that their shooting guard doesn’t need much space to get off one of his quick-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Orlando still feels like home to J.J. Redick.
It sure felt that way Wednesday night as Redick's new team, the Los Angeles Clippers, faced Redick's first team, the Orlando Magic, at Amway Center.
The crowd gave Redick a loud ovation when public-address...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:11 PM
On his last visit to the Amway Center, in 2011, classical-pop crossover heartthrob Josh Groban opened the show on a platform that put him in the middle of adoring fans on the arena floor.
Apparently, it worked so well that Groban expanded the concept on...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Marc Anthony must love the dog days of August in Central Florida.
The salsa king generally schedules his return to Orlando in the weeks around Labor Day, a welcome tradition that continued with a spirited performance on Sunday at Amway Center.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:16 PM
While Justin Timberlake is elevated to god-like status, Bruno Mars toils in relative obscurity.
That reality seemed increasingly unjust on Tuesday as Mars sprinted energetically through a 90-minute performance for a packed house at Amway Center....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The dueling futures of hotel food service collided in Manhattan one recent Tuesday.
On the very day that the New York Hilton Midtown did away with room service, the Affinia Dumont began a partnership with grocery-delivery service FreshDirect to bring...
| Aug 31, 2013
YORK — Richard Shomette wanted to have a new life with his biological mother in Scotland.
He was saving up money to see her again, but his plans were tragically cut short Wednesday when he was hit and killed by a car.
"It was unreal," his...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
If One Direction had a thing for Andrea Bocelli’s songbook, the result might be something like Il Volo.
The trio of young Italian tenors, introduced to American audiences through cameo appearances on the 10th season of American Idol and a 2012 PBS...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Il Volo fans don't like me much since I confessed that I was bored during the Italian trio's concert on Sunday at Orlando's Amway Center.
On a brighter note, I did acknowledge in my review that "whatever Il Volo has yet to learn about showmanship, these...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Once upon a time, heartbreak songs were called the blues, but that color doesn’t fit Taylor Swift.
“Red” is the title of the record-setting country crossover star’s latest album and tour, which opened a sold-out two-night...