| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:41 AM
East Lake County Library in Sorrento will host its annual Bluegrass Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at the library, 31340 S. County Road 437.
Blackwater Creek Bluegrass Band will perform. Free face painting for youngsters will be provided...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Nurses versus doctors
I have been a neonatal nurse practitioner for almost 27 years. I am fortunate that I have worked with a group of neonatologists who have encouraged my autonomy and professional growth.
Can I make decisions regarding care for...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The big news about cruise options this spring and summer is that more lines are basing their best ships in Florida ports and keeping them here year-round.
Just in the past year, PortMiami has welcomed the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze, 3,877-passenger...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Carnival's got another bundle of joy in the oven. This one will be No. 25.
The first steel for the Carnival Vista was cut last week at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, for the vessel that's due in 2016. It will be the first new ship from...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON — For decades, Port Canaveral has lived in the shadow of its high-flying neighbors, Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
But in a power play that a few years ago would have been unthinkable, the port is trying to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business.
The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
| Dec 28, 2013
If you're not boarding a cruise ship, there has been limited appeal to Port Canaveral, despite a restaurant row that offers a view of ocean liners and rocket launches from nearby Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center.
With the loss of the space...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:02 AM
As Port Canaveral heads into the new year, big changes are underway to establish the port as a cargo destination and to draw more cruise ships.
In January, the port will begin work on deepening its channel to make room for cargo vessels and on...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 AM
For the first time ever Disney Cruise Line is sailing three ships out of Port Canaveral, marking the beginning of a year of expansion for the cruise industry in Central Florida.
The line repositioned the recently refurbished Disney Magic, which had been...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
There's a lot more Mickey floating around Florida right now as the last of Disney Cruise Line's four cruise ships began sailing from Florida ports today.
The Disney Wonder began sailing out of PortMiami after relocating from Galveston, Texas. The...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
It looks like Gov. Rick Scott, an advocate of low taxes and pro-business policies, has an issue bubbling up at the Department of Revenue.
Sometime within the last 18 months, the DOR began collecting a tax on hotels and restaurants across the state....