| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Orlando cops say Lawrence Labonte, 51, committed a foul act: He is accused of deliberately allowing his dog to attack one of the iconic swans at Lake Eola Park, valued at $500, which later had to be euthanized, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Young swan cygnets travel with their mother on Lake Eola in downtown Orlando Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Lake Eola Park's manager says 25 baby swans have been born this spring. They include the first group of whooper swans to ever hatch at the park.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
If you're looking to grab a piece of the historic Lake Eola Fountain, you might need to act soon.
Orlando officials say the seafoam-green souvenirs made from the replaced fountain shell and shaped like a fountain or swan have been selling steadily. The...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:56 AM
In the 20 days since Trayvon Martin was killed, his parents said, their trust in the Sanford Police Department has disappeared.
Tracy Martin, father of the slain teen, told reporters today he felt "betrayed" by law enforcement investigating his son's...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Black-and-white photos from the Sentinel’s archives are stored in category folders, carefully labeled and filed alphabetically in sections for People and Subjects. Many of the photos are decades old and almost none are from the last 10 years since...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:29 AM
As two men in their twenties played Frisbee nearby, Vietnam veteran Grant McKenzie knelt down searching for his friend's name. He couldn't find the Marine's name so he asked if I could help.
As I browsed over the names that seemed to run together on...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Palm tree? Check. Skyline? Check. Amazing sunset? Check. Sometimes the best way to make a nice portrait is to simply find a dynamic backdrop or location, square up your subject, and fire away. Location, location, location.
When I was planning my...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Lake Eola in the heart of downtown Orlando, is also known as “Swan Central.” The lake is loaded with a variety of swans, trumpeter swans , whooper swans, Australian black swans, royal mute swans and black neck swans.
“We have fifty...
| Jun 16, 2011
This is from Keith McHenry, a founder of FNB, in response to my colum today. I tend to disagree that this will last much longer. There simply aren't that many people willing to go to Lake Eola and get arrested week after week. Also, Keith's statement...
| Jun 29, 2011
The Cornell Museum opens a few exhibits with an American twist on Saturday, July 2. Photographer E. Brady Robinson’s “Transfer” exhibition shows off photos that capture her environment — including scenes in and around Florida....