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  • Scary times not just on Halloween

    The cutesy, hackneyed frights of Halloween will come as a welcome reprieve to the real-life terrors we've lived through this year. Ghastly stories of unemployment and bankruptcies have been an everyday occurrence. And even with the good news Thursday that...
  • Tourism bosses hope couple can deliver smiles, visitors

    Orlando tourism executives are hoping Kyle and Stacey do for Orlando what Kevin and Jill did for wacky wedding videos: create a phenomenon. The Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau's latest marketing gimmick thrusts two 25-year-olds from...
  • Breaking bread and breaking the law — isn't it time both sides talked about feeding the homeless?

    Breaking bread and breaking the law — isn't it time both sides talked about feeding the homeless?
    Orlando continues to make worldwide news. Here's the headline from London's Daily Mail: "Please don't feed the homeless: Good Samaritans ARRESTED and facing jail ... for handing out food." It'll be fun to see how Visit Orlando spins that into an...
  • 100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for

    100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for
    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...
  • Florida man ditches suburbia for the tropics

    Florida man ditches suburbia for the tropics
    Just before Christmas I received an e-mail from a local bank vice president with the subject line, "Farewell." The latest casualty of a rotten economy making an attempt at gracefully announcing his "pursuit of another endeavor," I thought. Until I...
  • Vue condos go for $25.9 million in auction

     
    After less than 30 minutes of  furious bidding, the 165 unsold condominium units as well as about 7,900 square feet of retail space in The Vue at Lake Eola sold Monday morning for $25.9 million. That's a bargain price when you consider winning bidder...
  • Chillounge Night this Saturday

     
    Chillounge Night makes its way into Orlando on Saturday night as organizer Rainer Sheer tries to bring that South Beach feel to Lake Eola for a few hours....
  • Beatlemania brings out the worst in some Paul McCartney fans

     
    OK, I've been known to rail at concert fans for  not knowing when to sit down or when to stand up (community standards, people…look around!), but the immature behavior of some fans in the very best seats for McCartney's Saturday show at Sun Life...
  • Some thoughts on Chillounge Night Orlando

     
    I was one of close to 4,000 folks to attend Orlando's first Chillounge Night at Lake Eola last Saturday. With an attendance number like 4,000 there is no question that it was a success, but a few tweaks are needed in order for it to reach that number if...
  • Technology firsts locally: WESH unveils HD chopper; Bright House presents Masters in 3D

     
    Big news on the technology front locally: ***WESH-Channel 2 unveiled its Chopper 2 in HD on the 4 p.m. news this afternoon. WESH is trumpeting that it is the only local TV station to offer chopper images in HD. “Look at that picture, great picture,&...
  • Free this Sunday: Playground Magazine’s Music and Arts Fest

     
    Playground Magazine is hosting its Second Annual Playground Music and Arts Fest at Lake Eola on April 18. According to the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, the festival will feature more than 150 exhibitors and a day full of rock...