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  • Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft

    Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft
    After a marathon debate that stretched into the night, the Orlando City Council granted preliminary approval to new regulations that would allow app-based ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally in Orlando — for a price. The new rules...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 3

    Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 3
    Here are your stories for Wednesday: Orion space capsule set for launch tomorrow; Winter Park may buy breast-shaped building; UF football coach search continues; and more. 1. The Orion space capsule that is set for launch Thursday morning is important...
  • Tiger Woods should keep his tournament in Orlando

     Tiger Woods should keep his tournament in Orlando
    Running off at the typewriter … Is anybody surprised that Tiger Woods is moving his Hero World Challenge tournament out of Orlando and to the Bahamas starting next year? Sadly, it's par, er, bogey for the course. I've said it before and I'll...
  • Slow demolition of 'Round Building' mars new arts center

    Slow demolition of 'Round Building' mars new arts center
    When theater fans arrive at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to see "The Phantom of the Opera" tonight, they'll likely marvel at the gleaming, $514 million building's beauty. But the beauty has a blemish that city officials didn't...
  • Uber, Mears muster troops in taxi war as Orlando mulls new rules

    The showdown between the mainstream taxi industry and the tech giant Uber comes to a head Monday when the Orlando City Council takes up proposed rules to allow so-called "ridesharing" companies to operate. Uber honchos, who have been operating without...
  • Orlando installs first 'smart' parking meters

    Downtown Orlando's parking meters began moving into the 21st Century on Wednesday. City workers started installing the first of 1,000 "smart meters." Downtown visitors won't have to scrabble around under their car seats for coins anymore, because the...
  • Transcript of Mayor Buddy Dyer's 'State of the Downtown' speech

    Transcript of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's "State of the Downtown" speech, delivered Dec. 3, 2014 Good Afternoon. It’s a great day to be in the City of Orlando! It’s a great day to be in Downtown Orlando! And… it’s...
  • Leaders played starring roles for new arts center: Editorial

    Leaders played starring roles for new arts center: Editorial
    If the decades-long saga behind this past week's opening of the spectacular new Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts were a Broadway show, its playbill would list many stars. Here are some, but not all: ¿Bill Frederick: He called for a new...
  • Florida, destino favorito entre los puertorriqueños

    Florida, destino favorito entre los puertorriqueños
    Florida sigue siendo el lugar que más atrae a los puertorriqueños que llegan a vivir en Estados Unidos, en una diáspora que se caracteriza por ser joven, dinámica y profesional, y que superará este año el millón de boricuas a lo largo del estado. Un...
  • Small businesses get in the spotlight on Saturday

    Small businesses get in the spotlight on Saturday
    On Saturday, Michelle Olds plans to open her Edgewater Drive store early – very early. “Our store will be open at 6:30 (a.m.) that day,” she said. “We’re hoping to get an early start.” Olds runs Woof Orlando, the...
  • 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...