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  • Mennello's steward, Frank Holt, not ready to leave just yet

    Mennello's steward, Frank Holt, not ready to leave just yet
    Frank Holt has had his retirement party. But the museum director isn't going anywhere just yet. Since the city-owned Mennello Museum of American Art opened in 1998, Holt has been the man in charge. And although Holt, 71, had planned to leave his post...
  • OPD chief: Violent crime up in 2014

    OPD chief: Violent crime up in 2014
    When Chief John Mina took over the Orlando Police Department in April, his main focus was clear: He wanted to make sure there was less crime in 2014 than the previous year. And that's exactly what happened, Mina and Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Friday as...
  • Solar Bears to take center stage at ECHL All-Star Classic events

    Lake Eola won't freeze over because Orlando will host a hockey all-star game this week. Sales of hand warmers, thermal underwear and hot chocolate won't spike. Buddy Dyer might be willing to participate in a video-game dance-off at the Orlando Science...
  • Scary moves, worthy cause: Shaking my booty with Buddy Dyer

    Scary moves, worthy cause: Shaking my booty with Buddy Dyer
    I believe Central Florida can be more than a low-wage mecca. I believe we can be on the cutting edge of technology. I want to support those working to improve our economy. It was for all of those noble reasons that I subjected myself to something...
  • State leaders tour downtown Orlando's UCF campus site before crucial vote

    State leaders tour downtown Orlando's UCF campus site before crucial vote
    During a tour designed to pitch the University of Central Florida's plans for a downtown campus, several state education leaders voiced plenty of support Thursday but also raised questions. UCF President John Hitt and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer were among...
  • Live: Mayor Dyer vs. Scott Maxwell at Otronicon

    Live: Mayor Dyer vs. Scott Maxwell at Otronicon
    Live video as Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell duke it out in "Super Smash Bros.," "Dance Central 3" and "Madden 15" for bragging rights as they engage in a rematch from Otronicon v.1 in 2006.
  • Housing the homeless: Now the real work starts

    Housing the homeless: Now the real work starts
    She's 45, schizophrenic and goes by the name "UFO." She has lived on the streets of Orlando for at least a decade. On a list ranking the region's chronically homeless population by vulnerability, this woman is near the top — along with a 66-year-...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • Commissioner Stuart has a special day today

    Commissioner Stuart has a special day today
    At the start of the Nov. 17 City Council meeting, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted that he had a special recognition to offer one of his colleagues on the council. “I‘d like to wish our oldest commissioner, our District 3 commissioner, a happy...
  • Developer says Princeton apartment project has been redesigned

    Developer says Princeton apartment project has been redesigned
    The developers of the proposed Princeton at College Park apartment complex say they have reworked their original designs so it will meet the new guidelines requested by the City Council. “We believe the tremendous changes and compromises over...
  • Orlando renews contracts with its Main Street District programs

    Orlando renews contracts with its Main Street District programs
    Anyone who thinks Main Street U.S.A. is the entrance to Walt Disney World probably is not familiar with the other Main Streets in Orlando.  The City of Orlando has several main streets, as it turns out, including ones in College Park, Ivanhoe Village...