| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:20 AM
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,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:49 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Mimicking a practice called ciclovia that started in Colombia and has spread across the globe, the state will close Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando to cars and trucks for most of Sunday.
The fourth-tenths of a mile stretch will...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Tech startup companies are popping up regularly in Orlando these days, but there’s still a feeling among some entrepreneurs that the broader business community isn’t as involved.
A new effort called Orlando Tech Week, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Aug 29, 2014
CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE
The company holds performances at the John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando; Trinity Preparatory School, 5700 Trinity Prep Lane, Winter Park; and The Center for Contemporary Dance, 3580 Aloma...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Orlando developer Mark Kinchla has started converting the former United Pentecostal Church in Lake Eola Heights into townhomes.
Kinchla bought the church, 331 Cathcart Ave., for $562,500 in June from the Diocese of Orlando. The plan is to put five...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 58th concert season will open with an Oct. 12 concert featuring all four of the FSYO's ensembles. The show will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 12, a Sunday, at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Jonathan Beaton is taking a big professional leap. The reporter for radio station WDBO, Orlando's News 96.5, is moving to television in West Palm Beach.
His final day at WDBO is Sept. 5. He starts at WPEC, the CBS affiliate, on Sept. 8.