| 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.
| 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 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 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 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Talk about a captive — and expansive — audience.
Lincoln Property Co. is seeking new artwork for its six-story murals on the One Eleven Building, a 31-story office, retail and residential high-rise overlooking Lake Eola in downtown Orlando....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Some like it hot, like it is today. And for some, it's not hot enough.
"The hotter the better," said Joe Pabon, unfazed by the recent heat wave.
Pabon moved to Orlando in 1986 from New York City. What he likes best about Central Florida is how long it...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Her snout is caked in dirt.
"Keep it moving, little momma," says Mike Padovano, tugging at the leash connected to her pink harness.
But Sunny, a 15-month-old small-breed pig, pays little attention, instead squealing every few seconds and pushing her...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Wearing red bandannas around their arms and carrying signs that said "Stop institutional racism," about 50 people gathered at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando to protest police brutality and the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Bernard Morris will look to join an exclusive club Sunday.
Current members include Ben Bennett, Connell Maynor, Pat O'Hara and Joe Hamilton. The club does not have a name or a proper meeting place, but those men are linked by a shared experience.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Elana Goldstein, 18, went to Israel last month for what's called a "birthright trip": a subsidized visit available to anyone with at least one Jewish parent.
She was greeted with air-raid sirens and exploding rockets.
Another Central Florida woman,...
| 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,...