| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Showcasing everything from virtual fighter jets to virtual surgery, Central Florida defense contractors cast a wider net Tuesday to haul in new customers at the country's largest military-training trade show.
With U.S. military agencies battling major...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:11 AM
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.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Olympia stamped itself as a sleeper contender for the Class 4A state track and field championship by winning Saturday’s big Bob Hayes Invitational.
The Jacksonville meet draws an elite field and measures a team’s ability to produce the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:04 PM
March 22-24, guests at the Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center can watch cooking demonstrations and taste samples prepared by some of Central Florida's favorite chefs and cooking experts. Here's the lineup for the The...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 AM
On Saturday, fathers can receive the gift of health as part of the 17th annual Black Men’s Health Summit.
The free, one-day health expo for men of color will be hosted in the Orange County Convention Center’s North Concourse from 8 a.m. to 2...