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  • 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...
  • Orlando leaders mull whether to bid for college football national title game

    Orlando leaders mull whether to bid for college football national title game
    It's a cool, brisk morning in Central Florida and work continues on the Citrus Bowl. A $207 million reclamation project has turned what was once an aging stadium into a viable venue that's already raised the excitement level of the community. With...
  • New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns

    New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns
    The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone. In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
  • Women's business center chooses Canvs for new location

    Women's business center chooses Canvs for new location
    There’s a new resource in downtown Orlando for women-owned businesses, courtesy of Melbourne-based Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). The new center opens at a time when local experts have noted a surge in women among local tech companies....
  • 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...
  • Lawmakers push Orlando soccer stadium funds quest to extra time

    Lawmakers push Orlando soccer stadium funds quest to extra time
    TALLAHASSEE - A panel of lawmakers decided Thursday to put off final approval of the $2 million in state taxpayer funds sought by the Orlando City Lions' for a new soccer stadium. Instead of final approval by the Joint Legislative Budget Commission, the...
  • Arts-center crowds help fill downtown restaurants

    Arts-center crowds help fill downtown restaurants
    The crowd at Hamburger Mary's Church Street restaurant underwent a dramatic change at one point Thursday night, from jersey-clad Magic fans to sharply dressed theater patrons. Restaurants downtown have been enjoying the spoils since the Dr. Phillips...
  • Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer sees bright future for city's newest pro team

    Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer sees bright future for city's newest pro team
    Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer can't recall a time when Orlando City Soccer Club founder Phil Rawlins wasn't pushing full-speed ahead toward the dream of launching a Major League Soccer team in Orlando. Rawlins and coach Adrian Heath moved from Austin, Texas,...
  • Orlando renames street for black female aviator

    Orlando renames street for black female aviator
    Orlando renamed West Washington Street on Monday to recognize the street's most accomplished resident, African-American aviator Bessie Coleman. Coleman was a pioneer flier who persevered through racial and gender prejudices in early 20th Century America...
  • Apartment trend is accelerating in downtown Orlando

    Apartment trend is accelerating in downtown Orlando
    Standing inside the lobby of the Nora apartment complex, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted that this was his fourth ribbon cutting ceremony of the week – a sign of the increased building in Orlando. “I’m the happiest mayor in America,” he...
  • Orlando seeks options as 'Round Building' demolition company leaves the job

    Orlando seeks options as 'Round Building' demolition company leaves the job
    Remnants of the "Round Building" will continue to linger near the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, after officials said Tuesday that the company hired to tear it down has defaulted on its contract. The city had initially hoped to demolish...