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  • Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause

    Painting the Town Purple on Park Avenue -- for a good cause
    The old phrase is that anyone who wants to have a great night on the town can “paint the town red.” Carol Wick, though, has a different color - and general concept - in mind. What she's hoping is that she can convince the entire community,...
  • Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando

    Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando
    Wherever you are, there's bound to be a rainbow of activities on the roster during October's Come Out With Pride festival. Gay Days may fill up Orlando's theme parks in June with equality and fun-seeking members of the LGBT spectrum, but the Pride...
  • 70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown

    70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown
    There's a lot of beauty pageants that clamber for your attention throughout the year, and the latest is the Miss Florida USA pageant, which will crown a new Miss Florida USA this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. There are 70 contestants from around the...
  • Car enthusiasts celebrate National Drive Electric Day

    Car enthusiasts celebrate National Drive Electric Day
    The parking lot next to Lake Concord Park in Casselberry was both busy and nearly silent Saturday morning during the National Drive Electric Day car show. It was busy because electric- and hybrid-car enthusiasts came out despite steady rain, but...
  • Barktoberfest adoption event returns to Lake Eola

    Barktoberfest adoption event returns to Lake Eola
    The fourth annual Barktoberfest, an Orange County Animal Services adoption event, will return Saturday to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. More than 20 area pet rescue groups will attend the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the...
  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • Pair of 5K races benefits LGBT youths, fights HIV

    Pair of 5K races benefits LGBT youths, fights HIV
    The Zebra Run 5K at Lake Eola at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, benefits Orlando's Zebra Coalition Youth Center for LGBT young people. The race is part of Come Out With Pride Weekend and will feature "eccentric and zany entertainment." Entry fee is $25 till...
  • LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise

    LGBT sports groups offer camaraderie, exercise
    If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
  • Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory

    Fourth of July TV: Glitches and glory
    Patti LaBelle tripped over her flowing outfit, and WFTV-Channel 9 lost its signal at Lake Eola. There's nothing quite like live television on the Fourth of July. LaBelle didn't fall. She collected herself, put her soulful stamp on "Over the Rainbow" and...
  • Pop sensation: Cool off with artisanal frozen treats

    Pop sensation: Cool off with artisanal frozen treats
    When the heat soars to a sizzle, more and more Central Floridians are reaching for artisanal frozen pops to cool off. From store fronts to market shelves to food-truck rallies, a new generation of pop makers is creating treats far beyond anything the...
  • Fourth of July: TV's fireworks

    Fourth of July: TV's fireworks
    Happy 238th birthday, America! Television will celebrate the Fourth of July on Friday with big names and big specials. "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" will offer what NBC bills as "the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower." In...