| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Two days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in Trayvon Martin's shooting death, the initial grief among supporters of the dead teen is being channeled into protests, marches and calls for action echoing across the country.
In Florida, elected...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Today 4th and 5th grade students from the Lake Eola Charter School were invited to a big cat clinic with trainer and presenter Alexander Lacey, who would give them a demonstration on the training and care of lions and tigers traveling with the Ringling...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:47 AM
I love this time of year. The shadows are longer. The highlights warmer. I love the deep blue skies. I love the way the sun hovers just above the horizon like the land of the midnight sun. January may have the best light of the year in Central Florida....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:45 PM
On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra will once again join forces with WMKG-Channel 6 and the City of Orlando to present the fourth annual WKMG Local 6 Holiday Concert. The concert will feature FSYO orchestras and a special...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Charter schools are the "fastest-growing sector of public education" in the country. And the Orange County school district ties for 10th nationally for "highest growth" in charter school enrollment the past two years, a new study shows.
The study by the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Paul Brinkmann, and I am your new business blogger here at the Orlando Sentinel.
I'll be blogging about everything business in Central Florida, from the people who make the deals to new ventures to local business...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
First, let's explain the concept of "Dance Walking." Based on a YouTube video gone viral, it's making a complete fool of yourself by dancing down a public street to music like Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and asking strangers to join in.
In the video, a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:21 PM
What makes a downtown cool?
Last week, Orlando city leaders announced plans to launch a yearlong initiative to make downtown Orlando a cool place to live, work and play. Certain cities across the country - Austin, Portland and Seattle - seem to have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
You can help find a cure for two illnesses while stretching your legs at Lake Eola two times this month.
Walk to Defeat ALS: The 1.3-mile walk to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Say cheese Orlando, because I know we can do better than Detroit.
Earlier today, about 400 Detroit area residents stood in the cold on the steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts to take a group "selfie".
The photo gathering was part of Detroit Week,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:08 AM
GrayRobinson, one of Orlando’s biggest law firms, is marking the expansion of its office space in downtown Orlando with a reception on May 15.
The firm has more than 80 attorneys in its main office overlooking Lake Eola at Capital Plaza Two, 301...