| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Red Lobster will establish its new headquarters and culinary center in downtown Orlando at CNL Tower 1 next to City Hall.
Red Lobster will have three full floors in the building, plus the culinary center on the first floor, for 300 employees.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against.
Uber and Lyft have...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Orlando City Soccer fans know how to show up.
What other Florida fan base would paint their faces, put on wigs, dress up like it's game day, scream for close to two hours, and walk a half mile, all for a groundbreaking ceremony on a Thursday night? ...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:32 AM
If you move away from Central Florida, almost nobody will get your reference to the Appliance Direct guy. Or John Arie, Jr. of "It's HUGE!" fame. Or Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs.
These are our celebrities. They're our elected officials. They appear...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando.
The sharks are coming!
No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath.
Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Bicycling is a pastime that’s loved by thousands of people in Central Florida, Becky Afonso said. There are literally so many of them that it’s important for the state to promote bicycle safety, education and accessibility.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Developer Craig Ustler was in the audience Tuesday morning as UCF President John Hitt committed to building a downtown campus.
“This is great validation,” Ustler said. “There’s still a lot of heavy lifting to do, but this was...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
AutoNation has signed on to be the title sponsor for the new Cure Bowl, the third college football bowl game hosted at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl. The game, which will be called the AutoNation Cure Bowl, will kick off on Dec. 19, 2015 and will be...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:51 PM
It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying.
The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Orlando area has a large “education gap” for tech and science skills, according to data unveiled by Microsoft and the Brookings Institution Tuesday.
Microsoft sponsored the event through its YouthSpark program, which provides resources...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The curtain is supposed to rise soon at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, but the project is over budget and behind schedule.
Contractor Balfour Beatty Construction and the center's managers have blamed each other, and now the parties...