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  • Antiques Roadshow valued famous photos at $75,000

    Antiques Roadshow valued famous photos at $75,000
    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...
  • Simulation-training contractors court global customers at trade show

    Simulation-training contractors court global customers at trade show
    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...
  • To train Imagineers and attractions artists of tomorrow, college creates MFA in themed entertainment design

    To train Imagineers and attractions artists of tomorrow, college creates MFA in themed entertainment design
    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...
  • 2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving

    2011 Central Floridian of the Year: I-Drive hotel magnate experiences joy in giving
    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...
  • 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...
  • Of primaries, G-strings and political lies

    Of primaries, G-strings and political lies
    In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings. But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right. Not for your continued efforts to use...
  • $200M downtown development would tie into SunRail station

    $200M downtown development would tie into SunRail station
    The company that built ChampionsGate and Hilton Orlando plans to build a $200 million mixed-use project that would tie into SunRail's main station in downtown Orlando, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer plans to announce details...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Rosen Hotels and Resorts

    Rosen Hotels and Resorts is a privately held, Orlando-based hospitality company run by hotelier Harris Rosen. The company has seven hotels with about 6,300 rooms, including the Rosen Shingle Creek, the Rosen Centre and the Rosen Plaza near the Orange...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Peabody Hotel Group

    Peabody Hotel Group is a Memphis-based hospitality company that owns and operates the Peabody Orlando, a 1,641-room luxury hotel next to the Orange County Convention Center. The hotel opened its doors in 1986. In 2010, the Peabody Orlando completed a $450...
  • Talking with … Ron Mathews: Restaurants, hotels ponder latest trends and products at trade show

    Talking with … Ron Mathews: Restaurants, hotels ponder latest trends and products at trade show
    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...
  • 5/16: Progressions

    Banking 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...