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  • Three arrested, accused of illegally feeding homeless

    Three arrested, accused of illegally feeding homeless
    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,...
  • Group to keep feeding homeless despite members' arrests

    Group to keep feeding homeless despite members' arrests
    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...
  • Dining rooms with a view

    Dining rooms with a view
    There are times when the view from a restaurant's dining room can upstage the kitchen's best efforts. It's a bonus that ups the ambience for wonderful eateries and that little something extra that can make an OK destination over-the-top. It is a "myth...
  • Breaking bread and breaking the law — isn't it time both sides talked about feeding the homeless?

    Breaking bread and breaking the law — isn't it time both sides talked about feeding the homeless?
    Orlando continues to make worldwide news. Here's the headline from London's Daily Mail: "Please don't feed the homeless: Good Samaritans ARRESTED and facing jail ... for handing out food." It'll be fun to see how Visit Orlando spins that into an...
  • 100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for

    100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for
    Enough already with news of the frustrating. There's a lot to love about this place we call home. So for Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share with you 100 things about Central Florida that I'm thankful for. Finding 100 was easy. In fact, after...
  • 2011: The Year of the Cam

    2011: The Year of the Cam
    If you've been following the photography of Team Florida 360 on OrlandoSentinel.com during our 2011 blog debut, you've seen us apply various cool technologies to capture compelling visuals and dynamic storytelling throughout the year. Tinkering from...
  • Dyer getting bad rap on homeless feedings

    Dyer getting bad rap on homeless feedings
    Mayor Buddy Dyer has become an international villain in his battle with Food Not Bombs. These good souls are trying to feed the hungry. And then Buddy, who looks as if he never let a plate of barbecue ribs pass by untouched, has them arrested for the...
  • Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers

    Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers
    Historically speaking, Orlando got a late start in golf. The sport didn't arrive in Central Florida until 1893, when English businessman Leslie Pell-Clarke had six holes carved out around the northwest shore of Lake Eola. It only lasted a decade or so,...
  • FloriDUH: Man accused of stealing swan from lake

    Orlando Police Department said officers arrested Geffre Peter Smart, 24, early this morning for allegedly stealing one of the iconic swans from Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The cops were able to track Smart by following...
  • Nonprofit, church help set up food pantries at Orange County schools

    Nonprofit, church help set up food pantries at Orange County schools
    When students at 13 Orange County elementary schools head back to class next week, they'll find a new, experimental feature on campus — a food pantry to help desperate families. The "Love Pantry" program, funded by a $28,000 grant from First...
  • Swan Cygnets at Lake Eola

    Swan Cygnets at Lake Eola
    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. Swans...