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  • Cape Coral dog sets new dock diving world record

    Cape Coral dog sets new dock diving world record
    Bo knows how to jump. And how to set world records. Trainer Crystal McClaren and her dog Bo set a new world record in Air Retrieve of 26 feet in the inaugural North America AKC Diving Dog championship at the second AKC/Eukanuba National Championship...
  • What's ahead in 2015 on the Orlando arts scene

     What's ahead in 2015 on the Orlando arts scene
    With 2014 wrapping up, it's time to look ahead to what 2015 offers: • Theater: In an encouraging sign of Orlando's artistic growth, the cabaret scene continues to grow. Winter Park Playhouse continues its long-running series featuring local talent,...
  • 12/29: Conventions

    12/29: Conventions
    This week Advertising Specialty Institute Show, Sunday-Jan. 5, Orange County Convention Center, 5,600. Not open to the public. Upcoming Surf Expo, Jan. 8-10, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Florida United...
  • 01/05: Conventions

    01/05: Conventions
    This week Advertising Specialty Institute Show, today, Orange County Convention Center, 5,600. Not open to the public. Surf Expo, Thursday-Saturday, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Florida United Numismatists,...
  • An Eye on I-Drive: Hop on and hang on

    An Eye on I-Drive: Hop on and hang on
    Don’t feel sorry for pedicab driver Catherine Ojeda if you ever see her drenched in sweat and peddling with all her might on International Drive. “Most people who pedicab do this because they enjoy it,” Ojeda says. In 2006, Ojeda...
  • Does 'swag' industry serve as economic bellwether?

    Does 'swag' industry serve as economic bellwether?
    If you have ever attended a conference, chances are you have taken home some "swag." The giveaway game has become a $20 billion industry, with more growth expected this year. Industry professionals say sales of their promotional products help...
  • 12/08: Conventions

    12/08: Conventions
    This week AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, Tuesday-Sunday, Orange County Convention Center, 25,000. Open to the public. POWER-GEN International, Tuesday-Thursday, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Upcoming...
  • Central Florida Ballet's annual 'Nutcracker' returns

     Central Florida Ballet's annual 'Nutcracker' returns
    Central Florida Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" is performed this weekend at the Orange County Convention Center. The story of the maiden who visits the Land of Sweets with a magical friend, is told through dance and Tchaikovsky's music. Central...
  • October tourist tax collections rise nearly 13 percent

    October tourist tax collections rise nearly 13 percent
    Orange County tourist tax collections rose nearly 13 percent in October compared with the previous year, Comptroller Martha Haynie reported Tuesday. The county collected $17.2 million. Tourist taxes are charged on short-term rentals, mostly hotels and...
  • Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships

    Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships
    The University of Central Florida has signed a new agreement with the U.S. Navy to cooperate more on training and military simulation programs. The agreement, signed Tuesday, allows employees from both institutions to share laboratories and other...
  • 11/17: Conventions

    11/17: Conventions
    This week Marine Dealer Conference and Expo, today-Wednesday, Orange County Convention Center, 1,030. Not open to the public. International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, Tuesday-Friday, Orange County Convention Center, 25,000. Not...