| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:22 PM
UCF hosted high-school teams on its practice fields for the Knights Shootout 7on7 passing tournament last weekend, but forget any thoughts of the actual football state championship games going to UCF.
The school has expressed zero interest in hosting...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Wyndham Vacation Ownership will be showing off its LEED Gold certified interior at its headquarters on Wednesday. The certification makes the building the largest LEED Commercial Interiors Gold level certified project in Florida.
Other green building...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It sure sounds wonderful: A privately funded magnetic train floating silently along from the Orange County Convention Center to Orlando International Airport.
The problem is, magnetic levitation trains are not serving the public in the U.S. anywhere...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Construction crews are wrapping up demolition for Orange County Convention Center’s $55 million renovation.
Dumpsters full of 1980s décor and fixtures are now being carted out. Coming soon is a more contemporary ballroom at the northern end of the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
I'm having a serious case of deja vu.
Orange County's school district is asking voters to approve a sales tax to fix up old schools.
They are buying billboards and sending voters mail pushing the catchy "Change 4 Kids" slogan.
They've trotted out...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Check out festivals and events in March across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:20 AM
While the crowd numbers declined a bit at last week's military training and simulation trade show in Orlando, the marketing, pitching and deal-making were still at full throttle, organizers said.
Hundreds of defense contractors, including many newcomers...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago.
L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
“O’Town Mac Down,” a new mac-and-cheese cook-off at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 23, promises to be fun-filled family event for a wonderful cause: Give Kids The World Village where children with life-threatening...