| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Director-actor-podcaster Kevin Smith has never worked on an official "Star Wars" project, but he's enthusiastically talked about the films enough to be added to the upcoming Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Carrie Fisher has reigned over an empire for more than three decades.
As a 19-year-old, she rocketed to fame playing Princess Leia, a regal rebel spy with a distinctive hairstyle, in the original "Star Wars" film of 1977. Two sequels and one shiny bikini...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Comedian Chris Hardwick has clear memories of his first"Star Wars" experience back in 1977. He was 5 years old, and his mom was flying to visit relatives. He and his dad dropped her off at the airport and went straight to the theater. The film made a big,...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Attention those who can't let go: The problem is not your stuff. It's your stories.
This bit of news from Mark Brunetz, Emmy-award winning co-host of Style Network's Clean House, helped me get past the sting of selling my piano this week — for...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 9:38 PM
The giant observation wheel planned for International Drive is supposed to rival the world-famous London Eye. But will the view from an Orlando Eye rival the well-known panorama provided by its English counterpart?
Turns out you can see almost everything...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Fogo de Chão, a Southern Brazilian steakhouse, opens today in Orlando on International Drive, the heart of the city’s visitor corridor. The restaurant’s dining experience is based on the centuries-old Brazilian gaucho tradition known as...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Even for students still mastering the basics of algebra, considering what jobs will be out there for them in four to eight years will be key to their success. If they're prepared, hopefully they won't struggle to find work the way many adults have in this...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
With 50 degree temps at the beach, it may be a better day thinking about the beach, and taking in the sights of the 2012 Surf Expo at the Orange County Convention Center this weekend. It's the major trade show for manufacturers offer beach apparel,...