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  • 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...
  • Mayor Buddy Dyer trumpets downtown's best year ever

    Mayor Buddy Dyer trumpets downtown's best year ever
    Mayor Buddy Dyer on Wednesday praised the past year as the greatest one in downtown Orlando's history. The mayor made the pronouncement in his annual "State of the Downtown" speech before a crowd of community and business leaders. Dyer used the speech...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dyer tells Parramore residents: Soccer stadium will be good for you

    Dyer tells Parramore residents: Soccer stadium will be good for you
    Orlando officials and representatives of Orlando City Soccer Club tried to reassure Parramore residents Wednesday that a new Major League Soccer stadium will be good for their neighborhood. About 150 people attended the first community meeting the...
  • Hospital pursues right cure for homelessness: Editorial

    Still revered by doctors, the Hippocratic Oath dates back to the fifth century B.C. Of its nearly 400 translated words, most people recognize only a paraphrased snippet: "Do no harm." There's also a line that reads, "Whatever houses I may visit, I...
  • Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality

    Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality
    Orlando is one of only three cities in Florida and 38 in the U.S. to receive a perfect score on the "Municipal Equality Index," a rating system that gauges cities' level of inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The ratings,...
  • Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless

    Orlando effort would replace ER visits with housing for homeless
    When outreach workers begin placing chronically homeless people in free apartments next year, it won't be hard to figure out who makes the list. The plan to bring enough permanent supportive housing to Orlando to cut the area's chronically homeless...
  • Buddy Dyer: most-wanted guest

    Buddy Dyer: most-wanted guest
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will talk to three local public-affairs programs this weekend. The lineup: Dyer and Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan are Greg Warmoth's guests on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Dyer...