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  • Date set for first Jacobs-Dyer Citrus Bowl renovation talk

     
    On June 6 at 9 a.m. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will meet to discuss what — if anything — to do about $175 million in stalled Citrus Bowl renovations. The project has been delayed three years, but there's...
  • Magic exec Pat Williams to be honored at Christian Retailers Show

     
    Former Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams will be among those honored as “Champions of the Faith” during the International Christian Retailers Show being held in Orlando. 2012 Champions of Faith Awards and Benefit Concert will be held from...
  • International Christian Retail Show comes to Orlando July 15-18

     
    The 2012 CBA International Christian Retail Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,  July 15-18. The event will emphasize faith-based stores as ministry connectors in their local communities, said Curtis Riskey, CBA...
  • No Name Club caterer gets contract extension at OC Conv. Center

     
    The food service provider for the Orange County Convention Center breezed into the second phase of its ten-year contract this week when commissioners quietly approved to grant the extension. It’s not a big surprise, given the positive reviews...
  • 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...
  • Brazilian food, South American wines meet at I-Drive

     
    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...
  • As tax receipts rise, Haynie trumpets convention center

     
    Orange County hotel-tax collections rose 5 percent in April, continuing a long-running climb. The tax on nightly hotel room rentals — considered an important barometer of Orlando’s tourism industry — generated $16.9 million for the...
  • Maglev plan to go to Orange leaders in next month

     
    A magnetically-levitated train proposal for Central Florida is slated to go to Orange County Commissioners in about a month. Commissioner Fred Brummer asked about the status of the project, which you can find more background on here, and  County...
  • Orange students get to sample career choices

     
    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...
  • Push for South Florida casinos splits Orlando’s tourism industry: Convention hotels vs. Disney World

     
    Fissures are beginning to appear in Central Florida's $28 billion tourism industry over whether to embrace high-stakes gambling, something most industry leaders have long considered incompatible with the region's carefully cultivated reputation for...
  • Will Teresa Jacobs play ball?

     
    Take me out to the ballgame? Or take me to the cleaners? It seems the New York Yankees are 50 percent partners in the group that wants to bring the Tampa Yankees to Orlando. They are a Class A team. The plan is to build a stadium next to the Orange County...