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  • Orlando surf expo also this weekend

     
    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,...
  • NBA to hold 5K race, 1-mile walk and events at Lake Eola on Feb. 25

     
    BOSTON — The NBA will hold its 2012 All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event begins at 8 a.m. You can compete in a 5K run/walk or participate in a 1-mile walk. Kids also can take part in...
  • Ora. Comm. Brummer pulls out of NBA All-Star game due to wallet injury

     
    If Dwight Howard was counting on Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer to be his lucky charm at Sunday's All Star game, he's going to need to look elsewhere. Brummer said he will not be joining his elected colleagues in the publicly-owned sky box for...
  • ‘The Vampire Diaries’: Villainy is like therapy, David Anders says

     
    "I don't think of myself just as a TV actor. I'm an actor on stage or in a movie or busking on the promenade," he said. "I love acting. I love getting lost in a character and portraying somebody else other than myself. If TV wants me, they can have me. I'...
  • Arne Duncan to speak at Memorial Middle, attend NBA All-Star events

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is to take part in a town hall meeting at an Orlando middle school Friday that aims to showcase new ways to promote “community engagement” in public education. Duncan, who played basketball for Harvard...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...