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  • Citrus Bowl debuts with plenty of dust, nerves on hand

    Citrus Bowl debuts with plenty of dust, nerves on hand
    Steve Hogan awoke from a nerve-racking sleep Saturday morning with a knot in his stomach. It followed him as he arrived at the Citrus Bowl hours later as construction workers raced around putting last-minute touches before thousands of fans made their...
  • Another jewel in region's crown shines downtown: Editorial

    Another jewel in region's crown shines downtown: Editorial
    This week's grand reopening of Orlando's 78-year-old Citrus Bowl stadium kicks off another new set of opportunities for entertainment and economic development in Central Florida. Today's college football game between rivals Florida A&M and Bethune...
  • GoPro, panoramic, live views from Citrus Bowl ceremony

    GoPro, panoramic, live views from Citrus Bowl ceremony
    With Orlando city leaders celebrating the grand opening of the reinvented Citrus Bowl, visual opportunities abounded during the colorful ceremony marking the moment, Wednesday. Standing on the steps at the stadium's new staircase entrance on the northeast...
  • Homeless shelter moving out, Magic entertainment complex moving in

    Homeless shelter moving out, Magic entertainment complex moving in
    The Orlando Magic have reached a deal to buy one of the oldest homeless shelters in Orlando to make way for the team's planned $200 million entertainment complex. The Magic will pay the Orlando Union Rescue Mission $3 million for the property on Central...
  • Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless

    Florida Hospital pledging millions to help house the homeless
    It was entirely appropriate, Lars Houmann noted, that he would be announcing a plan to fight homelessness on Veteran’s Day. As Houmann, the CEO and president of Florida Hospital, gathered with city leaders outside the hospital’s emergency...
  • How to see the Citrus Bowl

    How to see the Citrus Bowl
    Wednesday: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and other VIPs will cut the ribbon on the renovated Orlando Citrus Bowl at 10 a.m. in an event that's free and open to the public. Just show up at the northeast corner of the stadium...
  • Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'

    Ex-OPD chief admits cruising for attractive women during 'milk runs'
    The Orlando Police Department's former chief said in a recent deposition that he participated in "milk runs," in which on-duty officers would cruise city streets looking for attractive women. Former Chief Paul Rooney made the statements during a...
  • NCAA basketball tournament returning to Orlando in 2017

    NCAA basketball tournament returning to Orlando in 2017
    The NCAA men's basketball tournament will return to Orlando in 2017, the NCAA annouced Monday. UCF and Stetson are listed as the co-hosts for the first- and second-round games that will be played at Amway Center. Dates for the games are listed as...
  • Orlando renews contracts with its Main Street District programs

    Orlando renews contracts with its Main Street District programs
    Anyone who thinks Main Street U.S.A. is the entrance to Walt Disney World probably is not familiar with the other Main Streets in Orlando.  The City of Orlando has several main streets, as it turns out, including ones in College Park, Ivanhoe Village...
  • Lake Eola, host to millions, may be victim of its own popularity

    Lake Eola, host to millions, may be victim of its own popularity
    If you're interested in booking an event at Lake Eola Park, you're likely to see a figurative "No Vacancy" sign. Orlando's signature park has become a victim of its own success, and weekends are so crowded with charity walks, food tastings, a farmer's...
  • Blake Bortles' dad talks to WKMG

    UPDATED: The lineup in local public-affairs programming this weekend: Rob Bortles, father of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, talks to host Matt Austin on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. WKMG will air the Pittsburgh at...