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  • Orlando Eye capsules, Gatorland's Gator Spot keep I-Drive fresh

    Orlando Eye capsules, Gatorland's Gator Spot keep I-Drive fresh
    What do alligators and the tallest observation wheel on the East Coast have in common? Not much, except they both set International Drive abuzz Tuesday morning with the continued updates and expansion to the Orlando tourist destination. Things kicked...
  • Orlando's 'living wage' policy unchanged for 11 years

    Orlando's 'living wage' policy unchanged for 11 years
    Orlando adopted an $8.50-an-hour "living-wage" policy in 2003 but hasn't changed it in the 11 years since. Orlando's "living-wage" policy for city workers and contractors, the only one in Central Florida, was hailed as a way to lift the working poor...
  • As deadline nears, Uber pushes back on new rules

    As deadline nears, Uber pushes back on new rules
    Just two weeks before Orlando's new regulations take effect for Uber and other ride-hailing services, the tech giant continues to fight rules it says will hurt drivers and consumers. Uber executives have met with city administrators twice in the past...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds don undies to expose rare disease in downtown run

    Hundreds don undies to expose rare disease in downtown run
    A sea of red, pink and polka-dot underwear flooded the streets of downtown Orlando on Saturday for Cupid's Undie Run. Decked out in a red top hat, knee-high socks and heart-patterned boxers stamped with "Cure NF" on the back, Belle Isle Mayor Bill...
  • Vea entrenar a Kaká y a todo el Orlando City gratis el sábado 7 de febrero

    Vea entrenar a Kaká y a todo el Orlando City gratis el sábado 7 de febrero
    Hace pocos días atrás, el equipo de fútbol profesional Orlando City Soccer Club celebró una meta reconociendo al comprador del boleto 10,000 de la temporada regular 2015. El honor recayó en un residente de la Florida Central, el popular beisbolista Ken...
  • Belvin Perry examines Black History Month

    Belvin Perry examines Black History Month
    UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Siblings Belvin Perry Jr. and Valeria Maxwell talk to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. He is the former Orange-Osceola chief judge, and she is principal of Orlando's...
  • Going code-less: Orlando's Kony Inc. launches new app builders

    Going code-less: Orlando's Kony Inc. launches new app builders
    Don’t tell the computer coders, but Orlando tech heavyweight Kony Inc. is launching new products intended to cut them out of the picture, at least partly. Kony Inc.’s new products include the Kony Modeler, which allows people and companies...
  • Dare to bare for Saturday's Undie Run in Orlando

    Dare to bare for Saturday's Undie Run in Orlando
    Some parents will do anything to help their sick child get better. Case in point: Bill Brooks, the 55-year-old mayor of Belle Isle, who plans to run around in public in his underwear. And he hopes you'll join him. Brooks is the hard-working...