| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:18 PM
If you’re in college and hoping to get a job in the themed-attractions industry, this week’s IAAPA Expo had to be a heartening sight, based on the event’s size and attendance.
The annual trade show, hosted by the International...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 9:10 AM
Merlin Entertainments Group, the company developing Legoland Florida in Winter Haven, said it is working with two other companies to bring some of its other attractions to the long-vacant Mercado property on International Drive.
Merlin said Wednesday...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more.
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
| May 4, 2011
| 5:04 PM
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...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:19 PM
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,...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 11:01 AM
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,...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:10 PM
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....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 7:21 PM
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...