| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The annual Lifesavers’ Ball and blood drive is scheduled to kick off Saturday Jan. 5 at the Richland Fire Hall and will be open to donors and donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Lifesavers’ Ball has been one of the more prominent local...
| Jan 5, 2013
This big, florid, cartoony face of mine is handsomer than handsome. Master barber Jose Rojas looks it over trying to determine an entry point to its magnificent terrain. Initially, there appears to be some termite damage near the right cheek, and he...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Today's Google Doodle honors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the German brothers who sought out folk tales and published them in collections that included many of our most popular "fairy tales." You won't find many fairies in the stories -- but plenty of big,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
— The world has been grieving along with Newtown and the physical manifestation of that grief — a tide of teddy bears and toys, letters and cards, checks and cash, even hams and turkeys — has been delivered by mail and by hand since just...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Expect at least five major projects to open at Central Florida theme parks and attractions in 2013.
•Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, SeaWorld Orlando: The ride combines a mobile-simulator platform with a trackless navigation system....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:45 AM
I come from a family of newspaper readers. So, in the mid-1950s, my childhood self found Jean Yothers' "On the Town" column at the breakfast table, among the cinnamon-toast crumbs. It was every bit as delicious a treat.
Each of her Orlando Sentinel...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:40 AM
The number “13” is considered unlucky by some, but certainly not for travelers heading for Central Florida in summer of 2013, as this year holds unprecedented expansions at theme parks, accommodations and dining in Orlando and surroundings....
| May 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Broadway revival of âPippinâ scored seven awards from the Outer Critics Circle, with the musical notching kudos for musical revival, director (Diane Paulus) and lead actress in a musical (Patina Miller), among others.
âKinky Bootsâ followed...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:33 AM
"L.A. Opera on Air" returns to classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) for its seventh season Saturday, beginning with a broadcast of Verdi's "The Two Foscari" (I Due Foscari), starring Placido Domingo (the opera company's general director), Francesco Meli...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Is Disney dropping the new controversial image of Merida from "Brave?"
The redesigned sexier image of the spunky princess that has drawn the ire of parents (including me), is no where to be found on Disney's Merida Web page.
Meanwhile the other 10...