| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A former Holiday Inn at University of Central Florida has reopened as the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando East UCF.
Alena Hospitality Management acquired the property last year. The company invests in, develops and manages hotel properties. Alena announced...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:53 PM
A man already arrested in two Orlando-area sex attacks is now facing charges in a third, after the victim in a 2010 case identified him in a recent photo lineup, court records show.
Allegations against 24-year-old Edgar Collazo have been piling up since...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:09 PM
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ruled that food servers and bartenders employed by Darden Restaurants Inc, which owns chains including Olive Garden, the Capital Grille and LongHorn Steakhouse, cannot sue the company as a group for alleged wage...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Two men skulking behind a Leesburg restaurant rose suspicions that they were about to carry out a greasy plan in the wee hours of the morning.
A truck with no markings backed up behind the Number One Gourmet Buffet at 1704 Citrus Blvd. caught the eye of...
| Aug 17, 2014
It only takes a single spark to start a culinary movement. For DeLand, it was the opening of Cress restaurant in 2008. Since then artisan-food purveyors and farms that feed this west Volusia city and beyond have jumped into the spotlight, and...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:55 PM
More than two years ago, a young woman was startled in the middle of the night by the sound of her bedroom window sliding shut. She said she awoke to find a man standing over her bed, preparing a brutal attack.
The man tied her up and threatened to kill...
| Aug 21, 2014
The divas don't bother turning on the stove when we can trump up a cool, satisfying supper. And we're not talking about a bowl of lettuce, but a dish that satisfies the craving for sweet, salty and crunchy, plus adds a punch of protein. We use firm tofu,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Maria Fernanda Godinez, a 22-year-old from Cocoa, was out for a drink with friends at downtown Orlando's Vixen Bar early Tuesday morning when a stray bullet ended her life.
The death of a woman who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time is...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Every year, the NFL begins the first game of the season with a coin flip, but you don't have to rely on chance to find a semi-worthy sports bar in Central Florida.
I'm not usually a fan of chain restaurants such as Miller's Ale House or Hooters, but...
| Aug 22, 2014
If you've been holding back on dining out because you just can't justify the expense, step away from the stove and commence the happy dance: Magical Dining Month is back!
Now in its ninth year, Magical Dining Month is an annual showcase of emerging...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Noodles & Co. restaurant adds catering program to both Orlando locations. Noodles Catering can accommodate groups from 20 to 200 and includes the company’s buffet style meals compromised of two main entrees, two sides and a dessert.