| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Today and Thursday are the final days of a special art exhibit titled “Sea This! Our Ocean Life,” an underwater themed exhibit featuring more than 300 pieces of art.
It is, said Sara Channing, a wonderfully diverse collection.
| Nov 12, 2013
Downtown Orlando's Tower of Light sculpture has been missing its namesake light for about 20 years.
That changes Tuesday, with an "Illumination Ceremony" that will relight the controversial piece of public art. Fans of the glass-and-steel spire in front...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:43 PM
All right, Orlando, I know works of public art don't usually get as warm a welcome around this city as, say, the latest Wawa opening.
We mocked the Tower of Light in front of City Hall by likening it to asparagus. And a pricey bronze frog may have...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:49 PM
I walked with Purple Pride last Saturday morning at Lake Eola, honoring my late mother and her five-year struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. I was joined by 1,668 more supporters, all walking to honor a loved one or dear friend.
A few nights later, I...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The HRC COOK Orlando Food Festival & Competition combines the fun of watching Central Florida’s finest chefs in a kitchen showdown with the opportunity to sample culinary creations and signature cocktails from some of the finest local culinary...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Fans of "The Queen of Versailles" can meet star Jackie Siegel and help a good cause Saturday.
Siegel will take part in a walk against breast cancer at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, starts at 9 a.m. The...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Breast cancer survivors and supporters are invited to make strides against breast cancer this Saturday, Oct. 19, at downtown Orlando's Lake Eola, where the American Cancer Society will host its 15th annual breast cancer walk.
The community is invited to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The NFL is all about breast cancer awareness. It’s a parade of pink on the field this month.
But other diseases or ailments, not so much.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was allowed to wear green shoes -- honoring Mental Health...
| Oct 11, 2013
Temperatures dip just a few degrees and diners begin to scramble for outdoor tables at restaurants. Al fresco dining in fall, winter and spring is one of Central Florida's strong suits. Here are some restaurants to consider:
Antonio's La Fiamma...
| Oct 9, 2013
I'm ticked off at the driver in front of me at the light. He threw out some trash. I got out of my car and threw it back twice. He said, "What's wrong with you lady?" What's wrong with me? It's the street, not the city dump. Why does it seem like young...
| Sep 30, 2013
Check out festivals and events in December across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through Dec. 30: Holidays Around the...