| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The roar of Harleys is echoing through the streets of Daytona Beach now that the 21st annual Biketoberfest celebration has begun.
The festival spans from Oct. 17 - Oct. 20 and this year's event promises to deliver the same high-energy entertainment as...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:35 AM
MegaCon 2014 is officially open, so that means Lara Croft, Spider-Man and a gaggle of Minecraft characters are roaming around the Orange County Convention Center this afternoon.
Hundreds of costumed characters from the world of sci-fi, video games...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Talk Like Yoda Day, Tuesday is.
In Orlando, it seems like there's always a reason to celebrate the "Star Wars" films. Right now, we're in between sessions of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Last summer, Celebration VI, a convention...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Disney World and Holy Land Experience landed multiple Brass Ring Awards, which were announced at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions trade show-meeting at the Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:42 AM
One of the most memorable photographs to emerge from the assassination of President Kennedy 50 years ago is the swearing-in of Lyndon Johnson as president aboard Air Force One.
The picture was made by the official White House photographer Cecil...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Showcasing everything from virtual fighter jets to virtual surgery, Central Florida defense contractors cast a wider net Tuesday to haul in new customers at the country's largest military-training trade show.
With U.S. military agencies battling major...