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Orange County Convention Center

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  • Developer's plan to move Tampa Yankees to Orlando is foul

    Developer's plan to move Tampa Yankees to Orlando is foul
    Former Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry once called us the "low-forehead, nose-picking yahoos of Orlando.'' That impression must still exist, because a developer from South Florida is making us an offer that only low-forehead, nose-picking yahoos...
  • 5/16: Progressions

    Banking Eric Bastian was hired as home mortgage sales manager and Fernando Rucabado were hired as a home mortgage consultant for the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Winter Park Team Joda Connell was hired as market manager, Harry Whitney as personal banker...
  • Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals

    Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals
    Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more. MUSEUMS Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
  • Opposing SunRail could cost Scott

    Opposing SunRail could cost Scott
    Even a multimillionaire who financed his way into the Governor's Mansion has to be thrifty when it comes to spending his political capital. And Rick Scott would spend a wad of it if he chooses to kill SunRail. There are so many development projects,...
  • Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers

    Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers
    Historically speaking, Orlando got a late start in golf. The sport didn't arrive in Central Florida until 1893, when English businessman Leslie Pell-Clarke had six holes carved out around the northwest shore of Lake Eola. It only lasted a decade or so,...
  • 2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving

    2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving
    Longtime readers of Orlando Sentinel editorials might think they've awakened in the Twilight Zone. The Sentinel's editorial board has had some epic disagreements with hotelier Harris Rosen. Over a light-rail system between downtown Orlando and...
  • Talking With … Gail Hunter: Convention center hosts many events during NBA All-Star weekend

    Talking With … Gail Hunter: Convention center hosts many events during NBA All-Star weekend
    Gail Hunter is senior vice president of events and attractions for the National Basketball Association, which comes to town Feb. 23-26 for its All-Star Game and related events, including a fan-oriented Jam Session in the Orange County Convention Center....
  • Friday is a big day for Magic rookie DeAndre Liggins

    Friday is a big day for Magic rookie DeAndre Liggins
    Friday is a big day for the Orlando Magic's rookie shooting guard, DeAndre Liggins. The remainder of Liggins' league-minimum $473,604 contract will become guaranteed officially. It became guaranteed unofficially when the Magic did not waive him before 6...
  • Retailers hope to score big with NBA All-Star shoppers

    Retailers hope to score big with NBA All-Star shoppers
    Central Florida malls and stores are gearing up for this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, eager to capitalize on fans with big bucks in their pockets. Florida Mall will hold four days of events, including a Saturday appearance by New York Knicks sensation...
  • Talking with … Ron Mathews: Restaurants, hotels ponder latest trends and products at trade show

    Talking with … Ron Mathews: Restaurants, hotels ponder latest trends and products at trade show
    Ron Mathews, 44, vice president of Reed Exhibitions in Norwalk, Conn., is the event director for this week's Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The trade show is scheduled to take place Thursday to Saturday...
  • Of primaries, G-strings and political lies

    Of primaries, G-strings and political lies
    In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings. But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right. Not for your continued efforts to use...