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  • Bianchi: Devastating loss won't prevent Orlando from soon becoming soccer capital of America

     Bianchi: Devastating loss won't prevent Orlando from soon becoming soccer capital of America
    Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Future Fútbol Capital of America. No, not yet. But soon. Very soon. There are many reasons why Orlando will someday turn into an American soccer mecca and it starts with what we saw again on Saturday night...
  • Orlando's tree showdown could be just a beginning

    Orlando's tree showdown could be just a beginning
    A quiet spot in downtown Orlando has become the latest flash point in Central Florida's struggle to balance growth with the environment. A proposed development on the site of Constitution Green on South Summerlin Avenue has rallied opponents who worry...
  • Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices

    Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices
    On a Saturday afternoon in October 2004, my father invited me to a service project in Parramore, the historical heart of Orlando's African-American community. A freshman at Winter Park High School, I was unfamiliar with the concept of community service,...
  • Mexico vs. Costa Rica friendly set for June 27 at 6 p.m. in Orlando

    Mexico vs. Costa Rica friendly set for June 27 at 6 p.m. in Orlando
    El Tri is coming to Central Florida. Orlando City on Wednesday officially announced an international friendly between the Mexico national team and Costa Rica to be played on June 27 at the Citrus Bowl. The game is set to kick off at 6 p.m. The Orlando...
  • Rolling Stones coming to Orlando Citrus Bowl in June — it's official

    Rolling Stones coming to Orlando Citrus Bowl in June — it's official
    The Rolling Stones will play a concert at the newly renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl on June 12, Mayor Buddy Dyer confirmed at a news conference Tuesday morning, calling the British rockers the "world's greatest rock and roll band." American Express...
  • Orange, Orlando sharpen focus on homeless veterans

    Orange, Orlando sharpen focus on homeless veterans
    Central Florida can be deeply proud of its long history of supporting the military. From our early days as home to McCoy Air Force Base, through decades of welcoming recruits to our Naval Training Center, and now, as home to "Team Orlando" — the...
  • Alan Grayson, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests

    Alan Grayson, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests
    UPDATED: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be guests this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: Grayson, D-Orlando, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. The topics include fixing ...
  • I-4 guarantees huge costs, high tolls — not smooth driving

    I-4 guarantees huge costs, high tolls — not smooth driving
    I am increasingly convinced that our $2.3 billion overhaul of Interstate 4 is less of a pioneering way to solve traffic woes and more of a costly act of desperation. And an ineffective one at that. The pitch we've been sold basically goes like this:...
  • Coming soon: 22-plus miles of new sidewalks in Orlando

    Coming soon: 22-plus miles of new sidewalks in Orlando
    Orlando residents can expect to see more than 22 miles of new sidewalks along city streets as part of a push to make life safer in an area often described as the most dangerous for pedestrians in the United States. The City Council is expected to...
  • OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious

    OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious
    If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery. It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know. Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
  • To spare confusion, cost, move city's election day: Editorial

    To spare confusion, cost, move city's election day: Editorial
    Florida is notorious for natural disasters, like hurricanes, and man-made disasters — like elections. In the 2012 general election, the Sunshine State had the longest voting lines in the country. And who could forget the 2000 election, with its...