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  • On Assignment: Shooting Toilets

    On Assignment: Shooting Toilets
    Sometimes this business really stinks.  All puns intended. Last week, a day after popping corks and celebrating the Orlando Sentinel’s American Society of Newspaper Editor’s Freedom Forum/ASNE Award for Distinguished Writing on Diversity for...
  • Natural Perspectives: Conservation Corps graduates 112 in 2012

    Vic and I last week attended graduation ceremonies for the Orange County Conservation Corps. Our allergies must have been acting up, because tears were streaming down both of our faces as we listened to the stories about the many challenges and...
  • Director Kevin Smith to share 'Star Wars' thoughts

    Director Kevin Smith to share 'Star Wars' thoughts
    Director-actor-podcaster Kevin Smith has never worked on an official "Star Wars" project, but he's enthusiastically talked about the films enough to be added to the upcoming Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center. "An Evening...
  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: B-Line Diner is tasty throwback

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: B-Line Diner is tasty throwback
    Finding affordable sit-down eats in Orlando's posh resorts can be a challenge. Quick-serve take- away counters are not unusual inside mega hotels, but where do you go when you want to linger over a meal without a presidential suite price tag? The Peabody...
  • Hard Knocks: International Drive location set for spring

    Hard Knocks: International Drive location set for spring
    Hard Knocks, the Ovideo-based combat-simulation arena, is adding a second location at Pointe Orlando, the shopping and entertainment complex on Orlando's International Drive. The goal is to be operating there by spring-break season, owner Joe Wheeler...
  • Florida GOP Presidential P-5 straw poll: Bachmann, Romney, not in, but not out

     
    The announcement by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, through a conservative news service Wednesday, that she will not be participating in the Republican Party of Florida's “P-5″ straw poll next month doesn't mean that she will not be included in...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry to address CPAC-Florida in Orlando in September

     
    The big Conservative Political Action Conference-Florida set for Orlando Sept. 23 has added another major Republican presidential candidate to its lineup with confirmation this afternoon that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will address the gathering. The...
  • Orlando MegaCon: Kate Mulgrew, Brent Spiner coming to town

     
    MegaCon bills itself as "the largest comic book, anime, gaming and multimedia event in the Southeast." It will take place Feb. 17–19 at the Orange County Convention Center....
  • Ron Paul joins list of CPAC/Florida speakers

     
    U.S. Rep. Ron Paul became the 10th Republican presidential candidate to confirm he'll talk to delegates at the American Conservative Union's CPAC FLevent to be held in Orlando on Friday, Sept. 23. Paul, who's making his third run for the presidency, is...
  • Fox News, Google to host GOP debate from Orlando

     
    "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier will moderate the debate. Also on the panel will be Chris Wallace, host of "Fox News Sunday," and Megyn Kelly, anchor of "America Live." They will draw on video and text questions that the public can submit on YouTube....
  • National Baptist Convention draws more than 30,000 to Orlando

     
     The National Baptist Convention USA is holding its 131st Annual Session this week in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center.  The National Baptists Convention, the nation’s largest African-American religious organization with 7.5 million...