| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:48 AM
With four full days of competition, plus cosplay, art and gaming exhibits, Otronicon has been scoring high with gamers for seven years now. Nerds in the know should already have their game plan set when the 2014 edition hits the Orlando Science Center...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Emeril’s Tchoup Chop, an upscale Asian-Polynesian eatery at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, is undergoing a transformation that includes a new chef de cuisine, general manager, updated menus and revamped interior.
Chef Ryan Vargas...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see, absolutely free.
HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!
FLORIDA CITRUS PARADE: featuring floats, marching bands...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Funky Monkey Wine Co. chef Ashley Nickell is appearing on Food Network’s "Cutthroat Kitchen" 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. The cooking competition show combines culinary skills and the ability to cleverly sabotage other contestants.
In each episode,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to ride a Matterhorn-like roller coaster themed around the "Ice Age" movies you'll have to fly to Malaysia.
Twentieth Century Fox has broken ground on its first theme park there, appropriately named Twentieth Century Fox World. When it...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Universal Orlando unveiled details on a handful of restaurants planned for CityWalk on Thursday -- plus confirmed, it confirmed an expected one for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion set for Universal Studios theme park.
Yes, as many have...
| Dec 8, 2013
Don't let the plain-Jane exterior fool you. Step inside the narrow, no-frills building now known as The Smiling Bison Restaurant & Bar and taste an impressive menu of house-made charcuterie and locally-sourced ingredients.
The Orlando restaurant is a...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Early on Father's Day morning, 21-year-old Christian Maas was driving on a quiet back road in Lake County with a friend. He was sober and abiding by the speed limit.
But accidents happen.
Maas, a 2010 Eustis High graduate, lost control of the car...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar plans to open 3 new locations in the Orlando area in the next 2-3 years. Each Boston’s location creates between 40-60 new jobs per location. There are already three Boston’s locations in Jacksonville,...
| Nov 20, 2013
Looking for inspiration for Thanksgiving? Check out the free Winter Park Harvest Festival this weekend when more than 50 farmers and food artisans will have products and produce for sale. There also will be children's activities and cooking...
| Nov 22, 2013
Power shopping requires fuel to finesse the buys. Sure, malls have food courts and attached restaurants but they don't always satisfy. Here are a few suggestions for Black Friday shoppers to stop, recharge and celebrate their holiday bargains.