| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:56 AM
WHAT: Even if you're not one of the movers and surfers lucky enough to mingle at this weekend's Surf Expo trade show at the Orange County Convention Center, you can still live it up like one. Make your own waves at the Surf Expo After-Party in Wall Street...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing Miami” has offered priceless exposure, says real-estate agent Samantha DeBianchi. But she acknowledges that the reality series may give viewers the wrong impression.
“The show I’m on...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Thursday-Saturday, Orange County Convention Center, 1,500. Not open to the public.
Opal Network Alliance Women's Conference and Expo, Friday, Daytona Beach Ocean...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Riding the crest of an improving economy, boat sales are up in Central Florida and across the state, dealers and customers say.
"All of the scare of the economy is wearing off," said Manny Messegeur of Winter Park, who recently bought a second boat....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: new website; teen's death; weekend weather and more.
1. We unveiled our new website this morning. The new website features an easier to use design that works on all platforms: desktop computers,...
| Sep 14, 2014
The new Harry's Poolside Bar & Grill at the Rosen Centre Hotel is one of the few resort poolside restaurants open to the public, not just resort guests. With a casual ambience and tropical flavors, the restaurant is a welcome addition to the International...
| 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...
| 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...