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  • Nikki's Place, a soul food mainstay, struggles to rebuild after fire

    Nikki's Place, a soul food mainstay, struggles to rebuild after fire
    The white dry-erase board of "specials" on the wall remains enticing: A fried catfish dinner, with three sides, is $11.50. Or have your pick from the value menu: beef stew, rib tips or turkey necks. Each comes with rice and a muffin, for just $3.50. But...
  • Is Orlando ready to put the brakes on new apartment construction?

    Is Orlando ready to put the brakes on new apartment construction?
    Contrary to what some people might be assuming, City Commissioner Robert Stuart noted, the Orlando City Council is not rushing to approve every residential home construction project being proposed for this city. In fact, if anything, Stuart noted,...
  • Mike Bianchi: It's un-American for Orlando City to pay for its own stadium

    Mike Bianchi: It's un-American for Orlando City to pay for its own stadium
    The historic stadium deal was done over Memorial Day drinks at the Alfond Inn in Winter Park. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer had a Bloody Mary and a glass of wine and Orlando City founder and team president Phil Rawlins had two glasses of wine. The...
  • Orlando City to privately finance soccer stadium, pay back city

    Orlando City to privately finance soccer stadium, pay back city
    Orlando City Soccer Club president Phil Rawlins thought Orlando was an ideal city in which to build a Major League Soccer club. What he didn't know was just how big the market could be. The early support for Lions during their inaugural MLS season...
  • Orlando City set to make 'major stadium announcement'

    Orlando City set to make 'major stadium announcement'
    Orlando City will make a “major announcement” regarding its soccer-specific stadium today at 2 p.m. at City Hall, sources with knowledge of the announcement told the Orlando Sentinel. The city and club later announced Orlando City majority...
  • Orlando City Stadium deal is home run for soccer, community

    Orlando City Stadium deal is home run for soccer, community
    Orlando City soccer officials were wise enough to realize that counting on the  dysfunctional state legislature for a had up was pointless. So they took the clown car out of the equation. There will be a new soccer stadium downtown. It will be built...
  • Gay Days en Orlando: Ahora más para celebrar

    Gay Days en Orlando: Ahora más para celebrar
    Para Anabel Echevarría, este año será la segunda vez que asistirá a la fiesta Girls In Wonderland, una de las muchas previstas en el marco de los "Días Gay" o Gay Days en Orlando, una tradición entre la comunidad homosexual de Estados Unidos que cumple 25...
  • Buddy Dyer explains vision for downtown Orlando

    Buddy Dyer explains vision for downtown Orlando
    UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer discusses his vision for downtown Orlando on "Orlando Matters" at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Dyer's topics include traffic, new developments and Lake Eola in an...
  • Lake Nona VA hospital dedication highlights aging vets, aging infrastructure

    Lake Nona VA hospital dedication highlights aging vets, aging infrastructure
    One of the main issues facing the VA health system is aging: an aging population and an aging infrastructure, said VA Secretary Robert McDonald during the dedication ceremony for the Orlando VA Medical Center at Lake Nona on Tuesday. "While the total ...
  • Repaired IRIS surveillance system gives Orlando police extra eyes on city

    Repaired IRIS surveillance system gives Orlando police extra eyes on city
    For nearly 40 years, the New York Deli, a sandwich shop known for its gyros, has been perched on the corner of Orange Avenue and Colonial Drive in downtown Orlando. In that time, owner Terry Khorramian and his wife have had front row seats as they've...
  • My Top 5 picks for your Buddy Dyer-ordered staycation

    My Top 5 picks for your Buddy Dyer-ordered staycation
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has officially declared this week Project: Time off.  The idea is to encourage locals to use their vacation time to play tourist right here at home.  It all coincides with the U.S. Travel Association's campaign to get people...