| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:21 AM
Hyatt Regency Orlando has launched a new dining concept. The former Napa restaurant is now Urban Tide featuring Florida seafood and chic coastal cuisine. In addition the resort is developing a kosher kitchen which will be completed by Passover in April....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Alan Farms says the need for students to engage with technology at New Beginnings High School in Winter Haven, where he leads academic programs, means educators need to keep up.
"The YouTube generation learns differently than we did," Farms said at a...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 9:47 AM
"The Walking Dead" has taken over television, Harry Potter has his own theme park and a superhero (Chris Hemsworth of "Thor") is People magazine's sexiest man alive. The revenge of the nerds has arrived,and it looks nothing like the 1984 film "Revenge...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:28 AM
The school bully might feel a little nervous if he visits the Orange County Convention Center this week.
Thousands of educators and school administrators, hailing from all 50 states and more than 40 countries, were in town for a look at the latest in...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:25 AM
Around 2,500 customers in one of Orlando's main tourist area were left without power Monday afternoon, which prompted elevator rescues and affected traffic lights, according to officials.
Duke Energy customers along International Drive, from SeaWorld to...
| Dec 29, 2014
Executives at Skyline Attractions are talking about a revolution.
"Orlando is undoubtedly the amusement-park capital of the world," said Skyline president Jeff Pike. "It is not the amusement-park supplier capital of the world, and that makes zero...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:46 AM
U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships, Wednesday-Sunday, Orange County Convention Center, 5,000. Open to the public.
Florida Educational Technology Conference 2015, Wednesday-Friday, Orange County Convention Center, 11,000. Not open to the...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:14 AM
Wesleyan Church Conference, today-Thursday, Orange County Convention Center, 2,000. Not open to the public.
Orlando Condo Craze and HOAs Expo, Wednesday, Orange County Convention Center, 500. Not open to the public.
It Works! Global...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
For Gabriel Rangel, "puppy love" means more than a fleeting infatuation.
The professional dog handler is a rock star at events such as this weekend's Celebrate Dogs! show at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual event is billed as "the nation'...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Coffee beans in Jose Estorino's small-batch roaster crackled quietly as they turned from light green to rich dark brown.
It was a medium roast of a fair-trade bean from Papua New Guinea — made to order for a specific customer. Estorino had the...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Advertising Specialty Institute Show, Jan. 4-5, Orange County Convention Center, 5,600. Not open to the public.
Surf Expo, Jan. 8-10, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public.
Florida United Numismatists, Jan. 8-11,...