| Jan 15, 2013
Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez did not show up for his inauguration for a fourth term, and the political uncertainty has raised many questions in the minds of Venezuelans living in Central Florida. Orlando resident Yilaisa Seijas said that people in...
| Feb 22, 2013
With one click of a computer mouse, it was done. Thousands of Orange County Public School students were sorted into magnet programs through a computerized lottery this morning. It was the first time the district held a public event tied to the lottery,...
| Feb 4, 2013
A great weekend is ahead for animals and those who love them. Here's another fun event. The SPCA of Central Florida shares this info: Join us on Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to noon at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. This fun family event will have...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:46 AM
When the CBS television series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" was in expansion mode, it was fun to think about a potential "CSI: Orlando." Surely, the writers could work up murder mysteries using distinctive elements of The City Beautiful, such as the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:55 PM
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Led by Bishop John Noonan, hundreds of Catholics from the Diocese of Orlando marked Good Friday at Lake Eola Park by participating in the Stations of the Cross, a 14-part ceremony that depicts Jesus' death.
Amid sunny skies and warm temperatures, the...
| May 5, 2011
| 7:32 AM
| May 20, 2011
| 4:13 PM
A group of loosely organized but devout volunteers is trying to succeed in doing what a decade of government officials, task forces and regional commissions have not — creating a downtown Orlando drop-in center for the homeless.
| May 23, 2011
| 6:34 AM
| Jun 2, 2011
| 10:33 AM
August 2011: Mayor Dyer drops charges in homeless-feeding arrests
Members of Orlando Food Not Bombs were arrested Wednesday when police said they violated a city ordinance by feeding the homeless in Lake Eola Park.
Jessica Cross, 24, Benjamin Markeson,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 5:09 PM
The anti-poverty group Food Not Bombs Thursday vowed to continue feeding the hungry in Orlando's signature park in spite of the arrest of three of its members Wednesday.
"I don't know why they're so threatened by people ladling out food," said Ben...