| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Sure, there are lots of bad things going on in the world right now that most of us can't do much to change. On the other hand, there are lots of things going on in our own back yard that we can change.
And this weekend, we can even have fun while we'...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The Magic's preferred image has been about teamwork, patience and players who buy into the old "There is no 'I' in team." There is an "I" in a lot of other words you could use to describe the franchise.
"Losing," "frustrating" and "incomplete" quickly...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:08 PM
There's a lot of beauty pageants that clamber for your attention throughout the year, and the latest is the Miss Florida USA pageant, which will crown a new Miss Florida USA this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale.
There are 70 contestants from around the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
LAKE MARY - Luciendo camisetas, pelucas, zapatos o algún otro accesorio color rosa, cientos de personas se dieron cita en Lake Mary para recordar a toda la comunidad que el cáncer de seno es una amenaza seria que afecta a una de cada ocho mujeres en...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Drag queens in sequined, skin tight dresses. Half-naked men in bedazzled booty shorts. Rainbow flags worn as capes. Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande songs blasting from speakers on parade floats.
These were just some of the sights and sounds that took over...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The University Club, which has been a fixture in downtown Orlando for more than a half century, has agreed to sell its building and property at Central Boulevard and Rosalind Avenue for a residential tower.
Club President David McLeod said Monday the...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:00 PM
For the past few weeks, Central Florida has felt a lot like the Pacific Northwest, with gray skies and seemingly endless rain.
September broke a century-old record, with 23 days of rain. Rainfall records fell too, and flooding was a problem, particularly...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The parking lot next to Lake Concord Park in Casselberry was both busy and nearly silent Saturday morning during the National Drive Electric Day car show.
It was busy because electric- and hybrid-car enthusiasts came out despite steady rain, but...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The fourth annual Barktoberfest, an Orange County Animal Services adoption event, will return Saturday to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando.
More than 20 area pet rescue groups will attend the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Citizen of the world
I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Zebra Run 5K at Lake Eola at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, benefits Orlando's Zebra Coalition Youth Center for LGBT young people. The race is part of Come Out With Pride Weekend and will feature "eccentric and zany entertainment." Entry fee is $25 till...