| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:55 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:45 PM
When theater fans arrive at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to see "The Phantom of the Opera" tonight, they'll likely marvel at the gleaming, $514 million building's beauty.
But the beauty has a blemish that city officials didn't...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The showdown between the mainstream taxi industry and the tech giant Uber comes to a head Monday when the Orlando City Council takes up proposed rules to allow so-called "ridesharing" companies to operate.
Uber honchos, who have been operating without...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Florida sigue siendo el lugar que más atrae a los puertorriqueños que llegan a vivir en Estados Unidos, en una diáspora que se caracteriza por ser joven, dinámica y profesional, y que superará este año el millón de boricuas a lo largo del estado.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:34 PM
After a marathon debate that stretched into the night, the Orlando City Council granted preliminary approval to new regulations that would allow app-based ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally in Orlando — for a price.
The new rules...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Central Florida's tech startups still face uphill battle in investment game
When Gordon Hogan lived in Silicon Valley, he would often see tech entrepreneurs meeting with investors for dinner.
The deal volume there meant constant news of tech...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:14 PM
On Monday, the Orlando City Council took its first swing at welcoming Uber to town.
It was a miss.
Instead of simplifying Orlando's complicated taxi ordinances, Mayor Buddy Dyer and the council made things even more complicated.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The inaugural Burger King State Champions Bowl series has booked a nationally-televised (ESPNU) high school football tripleheader for Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Saturday, Dec. 27. But it's looking like organizers might have difficulty...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Here are your five things for today in Orlando: new garage at Disney; Millennials are not big car-people; the governor's race is still close; and more.
1. Elections. Ebola. World Series. Parking garages. One of the top items on the website this...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:54 AM
The developers of the proposed Princeton at College Park apartment complex say they have reworked their original designs so it will meet the new guidelines requested by the City Council.
“We believe the tremendous changes and compromises over...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Few people pay much attention to the recording that plays on the trams running between the terminal and the four airsides at Orlando International Airport. But there's a new sound now: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.
"Please stand clear of doors and hold on to...