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  • Officials jazzed about Dr. Phillips Center opening

     Officials jazzed about Dr. Phillips Center opening
    Kathy Ramsberger said it succinctly on Thursday afternoon: "This November, we're on." The president of Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Ramsberger was announcing many of the center's shows for its debut year. The $514 million...
  • SunRail costs plenty — but roads cost even more

    SunRail costs plenty — but roads cost even more
    For two glorious weeks, SunRail was the place to be in Central Florida. Riding was free. And folks flocked to it — including families, commuters and especially retirees, who swarmed the trains as if they were running directly to an early-bird...
  • The Wingman's favorite neighborhood bars in Orlando

    The Wingman's favorite neighborhood bars in Orlando
    In the words of county singer Toby Keith, "I love this bar." In the past year and a half as the Orlando Sentinel's night-life columnist, I've said those words more times than I can count. Restaurants, parks, housing: All are essential parts of a...
  • Open Orlando's skies to cheaper competition: Editorial

    International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year. So it's no...
  • Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes

    Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes
    Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
  • Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House

    Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House
    TALLAHASSEE -- Despite an indictment of one board member, a legislative plan to blow up Metro Orlando's expressway authority and impose new ethical rules on its successor has stalled in the Florida House days before the Legislature adjourns. The plan to...
  • Mayor Dyer leads Orlando Bike to Work Day, May 9

    Mayor Dyer leads Orlando Bike to Work Day, May 9
    Do you commute to downtown Orlando? Mayor Buddy Dyer wants you to ditch the car for a day on Friday, May 9, for the annual Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month in May. Dyer will lead cyclists from Loch Haven Park along Orlando Urban Trail to...
  • Senate adds sweetener to stadium bill for Orlando, Miami, Daytona projects

    Senate adds sweetener to stadium bill for Orlando, Miami, Daytona projects
    TALLAHASSEE -- A proposal to give tax subsidies annually to more professional sports stadiums got sweeter for Central Florida Thursday, as lawmakers added language allowing projects already underway to get ahead of the line for tax dollars. Both the...
  • At 90 years old, Orlando Museum of Art plans to keep up with the times

    At 90 years old, Orlando Museum of Art plans to keep up with the times
    Even as Orlando Museum of Art celebrates its 90th anniversary with an exhibition of centuries-old paintings, director Glen Gentele has an eye on the future. "I want this museum to be resonant in the community, in the state, in the Southeast region,"...
  • Victor Oladipo continued to avoid turnovers as the Magic faced the Knicks

    Victor Oladipo continued to avoid turnovers as the Magic faced the Knicks
    NEW YORK — Orlando Magic officials knew Victor Oladipo would experience growing pains after they decided to play him at point guard this season for the first time in his basketball career. But Oladipo has surpassed expectations on the first...
  • Enjoy our 'Christmas in Florida: The Mashup' music video

    Enjoy our 'Christmas in Florida: The Mashup' music video
    Hot cocoa? Snow angels? Chestnuts roasting on an open fire?  Overrated. While your Northern friends and family can brag about how pretty the snow looks on Christmas morning, we Floridians understand: It's just better down here.  After rushing...