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Orange County Convention Center

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  • Orlando Home Show is cooking with new ideas for fall menus

    Orlando Home Show is cooking with new ideas for fall menus
    The EdibleOrlando Cooking Stage returns to the Orlando Home Show Oct. 4-6 showcasing local chefs and media personalities including moi on Friday. The Home Show is at the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse Hall C facing International Drive....
  • 'Duck Dynasty': Miss Kay says, 'Ask me anything'

    'Duck Dynasty': Miss Kay says, 'Ask me anything'
    Talking with Miss Kay Robertson, the matriarch of "Duck Dynasty," is like chatting with an old friend. Her frank, down-home humor sets her apart. The A&E series and the family duck-call business have transformed her, husband Phil and their four sons...
  • Clean the World offers Orange County conventioneers chance to make a difference

    Clean the World offers Orange County conventioneers chance to make a difference
    If we're honest about it, a lot of conventions wind up in Orlando primarily because of our theme parks and warm weather. But that doesn't mean the conventioneers don't want a side order of corporate social responsibility while they're here. In fact, a...
  • Get ready to ride: Biketoberfest is here

    Get ready to ride: Biketoberfest is here
    The roar of Harleys is echoing through the streets of Daytona Beach now that the 21st annual Biketoberfest celebration has begun. The festival spans from Oct. 17 - Oct. 20 and this year's event promises to deliver the same high-energy entertainment as...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this weekend in Orlando

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this weekend in Orlando
    Here's what's free this week: Easy Beauty & Barber School, 5040 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, is offering free haircuts to men and women, age 65 and up on Mondays-Thursdays during  July and August. Stop by or call 407-285-1883 for more details. Chick-...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Reaction ranges from 'heartbreak' to elation as many wonder what's next?

    Zimmerman verdict: Reaction ranges from 'heartbreak' to elation as many wonder what's next?
    As news of George Zimmerman's acquittal spread through the media and cyberspace Sunday, it became clear that the trial may be over, but the hurt feelings — and the debate — linger on both sides. In parks, church pews and diners across the...
  • Sharpton, Jackson to speak at NAACP convention as 1 million sign petition

    Sharpton, Jackson to speak at NAACP convention as 1 million sign petition
    Weeks after Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman, civil-rights leaders the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton came to Sanford and led thousands in prayer, marches and rallies. Now, days after a jury found Zimmerman not guilty, they are back to...
  • Grayson announces $2 million for Kissimmee Gateway Airport

    Grayson announces $2 million for Kissimmee Gateway Airport
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, isn't shy about his determination to bring more federal funds into his congressional district, which includes numerous low-income pockets of Osceola County, as well as east Orange and northeast Polk. "Our district is a...
  • New ballroom coming to Orlando meeting-space scene

    New ballroom coming to Orlando meeting-space scene
    The Westin Orlando Universal Boulevard broke ground Thursday on a new ballroom, a project that will add significantly to the meeting space offered by the hotel.  The 4,800-square-foot ballroom and accompanying pre-function space will increase the...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
    Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd

    From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd
    Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting? Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...