| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Gail Hunter is senior vice president of events and attractions for the National Basketball Association, which comes to town Feb. 23-26 for its All-Star Game and related events, including a fan-oriented Jam Session in the Orange County Convention Center....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Friday is a big day for the Orlando Magic's rookie shooting guard, DeAndre Liggins.
The remainder of Liggins' league-minimum $473,604 contract will become guaranteed officially.
It became guaranteed unofficially when the Magic did not waive him before 6...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Central Florida malls and stores are gearing up for this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, eager to capitalize on fans with big bucks in their pockets.
Florida Mall will hold four days of events, including a Saturday appearance by New York Knicks sensation...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Oct 24, 2011
The company that built ChampionsGate and Hilton Orlando plans to build a $200 million mixed-use project that would tie into SunRail's main station in downtown Orlando, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer plans to announce details...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Rosen Hotels and Resorts is a privately held, Orlando-based hospitality company run by hotelier Harris Rosen. The company has seven hotels with about 6,300 rooms, including the Rosen Shingle Creek, the Rosen Centre and the Rosen Plaza near the Orange...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Peabody Hotel Group is a Memphis-based hospitality company that owns and operates the Peabody Orlando, a 1,641-room luxury hotel next to the Orange County Convention Center. The hotel opened its doors in 1986. In 2010, the Peabody Orlando completed a $450...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Fifth Third Bank's Mortgage Division recently added 10 mortgage bankers to its Central Florida affiliate including Tina Pollock, Linda Howard, Jeff Cheatham, Curt Wisecup, Jonathan Himmelwright, Paula Himmelwright, Laura Hilton, Hiram Camacho, Mo...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Comedian Chris Hardwick has clear memories of his first"Star Wars" experience back in 1977. He was 5 years old, and his mom was flying to visit relatives. He and his dad dropped her off at the airport and went straight to the theater. The film made a big,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:37 AM
De la ciudad de Orlando y sus atracciones podemos escribir varios libros. Son conocidas a nivel mundial. Como lugar de entretenimiento para todas las edades, es difícil de igualar. Pero algunos se sorprenden también al conocer que es un lugar para hacer...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Two decades ago, a largely white jury from a Los Angeles suburb lit a perilously short racial fuse with two words: "Not guilty."
Four white Los Angeles police officers were freed on charges of excessive force in the brutal beating of Rodney King —...