| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:20 AM
While the crowd numbers declined a bit at last week's military training and simulation trade show in Orlando, the marketing, pitching and deal-making were still at full throttle, organizers said.
Hundreds of defense contractors, including many newcomers...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:19 AM
The EdibleOrlando Cooking Stage returns to the Orlando Home Show Oct. 4-6 showcasing local chefs and media personalities including moi on Friday. The Home Show is at the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse Hall C facing International Drive....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:58 AM
City Hall plans to give $1.7 million to help the Orlando Magic build a sports-and-entertainment complex downtown.
Orlando officials say the taxpayer money will ensure downtown Orlando gets something it badly needs: conference space.
"If you ask me...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
As news of George Zimmerman's acquittal spread through the media and cyberspace Sunday, it became clear that the trial may be over, but the hurt feelings — and the debate — linger on both sides.
In parks, church pews and diners across the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Weeks after Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman, civil-rights leaders the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton came to Sanford and led thousands in prayer, marches and rallies.
Now, days after a jury found Zimmerman not guilty, they are back to...
| Jan 8, 2012
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...
| 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...
| 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...