| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:44 PM
When students at 13 Orange County elementary schools head back to class next week, they'll find a new, experimental feature on campus — a food pantry to help desperate families.
The "Love Pantry" program, funded by a $28,000 grant from First...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Analysts found Orlando-based Darden Restaurants' expected first-quarter earnings surprisingly low, but they still had generally positive views of the company's performance.
Darden said last week it expects earnings per share of 78 cents. Several analysts...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Occupy Orlando demonstrator Tina Houser said she can't figure out the Orlando police.
"You never know what the cops are going to do," said Houser, 21.
For the first few nights of the two-week-old protest at downtown's Sen. Beth Johnson Park, Houser...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Enough already with news of the frustrating. There's a lot to love about this place we call home.
So for Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share with you 100 things about Central Florida that I'm thankful for.
Finding 100 was easy. In fact, after...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Black-and-white photos from the Sentinel’s archives are stored in category folders, carefully labeled and filed alphabetically in sections for People and Subjects. Many of the photos are decades old and almost none are from the last 10 years since...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Young swan cygnets travel with their mother on Lake Eola in downtown Orlando Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Lake Eola Park's manager says 25 baby swans have been born this spring. They include the first group of whooper swans to ever hatch at the park.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
If you're looking to grab a piece of the historic Lake Eola Fountain, you might need to act soon.
Orlando officials say the seafoam-green souvenirs made from the replaced fountain shell and shaped like a fountain or swan have been selling steadily. The...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Come Sunday our evenings will be a little brighter with the advent of daylight-saving time. Here are 15 places in — or very near — downtown Orlando that are great for alfresco meals. Each has its own personality and pluses.
Citrus, 821 N....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:56 AM
In the 20 days since Trayvon Martin was killed, his parents said, their trust in the Sanford Police Department has disappeared.
Tracy Martin, father of the slain teen, told reporters today he felt "betrayed" by law enforcement investigating his son's...
| Jan 7, 2012
St. George Orthodox Church is continuing its long tradition of young men diving for a gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. The event is held in conjunction with the celebration of...
| Jan 23, 2012
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...