RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Buddy Dyer

A collection of news and information related to Buddy Dyer published by this site and its partners.

Top Buddy Dyer Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Freebie Friday: GeorgeFest, Duck Derby, and other free stuff

    Freebie Friday: GeorgeFest, Duck Derby, and other free stuff
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? GeorgeFest and Duck Derby are our spotlights.   Freebie Spotlights GeorgeFest: parade, carnival, live music and fireworks. 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Downtown Eustis, 100 E. Magnolia Ave., Eustis,...
  • Giuliani, neutering, and death penalty: Letters

    Giuliani, neutering, and death penalty: Letters
    Giuliani's misfortune For some of us, there comes a time when we feel old, forgotten and unimportant, thus the temptation to say and do things for one more day in the sun. Such was the misfortune of "America's mayor" last week in Manhattan at a...
  • SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017

    SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017
    The planned SunRail commuter-train expansion south into Osceola County and north to DeLand in Volusia County will be delayed by at least six months, pushing back the projected start date to the summer of 2017. Difficulties in securing $126 million in...
  • Uber partners with Starwood, giving hotel points for rides

    Uber partners with Starwood, giving hotel points for rides
    Starwood Hotels, which is affiliated with 11 hotels in the Orlando area, has created a rewards program in partnership with the ride-sharing service Uber. The deal, announced Tuesday, comes after Orlando has instituted fees and a minimum fare for car-...
  • Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge

    Orlando, sports, romance, politics: Test your knowledge
    Think you know a lot about the news? Maybe you know nothing about the news. Either way, this column will work out well for you. It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style. This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as: A) One of...
  • Orlando suggests something 'dirty' for Valentine's Day

    Orlando suggests something 'dirty' for Valentine's Day
    Forget roses, chocolate or diamonds. The city of Orlando suggests something dirty and a little trashy for love-struck valentines. In a campaign aimed at reducing Orlando's costly garbage bill, The City Beautiful offers a composting bin as "something...
  • SunRail may get $126 million in federal money

    SunRail may get $126 million in federal money
    SunRail appears to be back on track to get $126 million in federal funds it needs to nearly double the size of the commuter rail system. At least that's the opinion of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, who attended two meetings Wednesday between...
  • Neighborhood Relations Team reaches out to College Park

    Neighborhood Relations Team reaches out to College Park
    Cindy Light has a message for the residents of College Park. Within the city of Orlando, she noted, the government that runs the City Beautiful is there for them, at all times. “You can always call me,” Light said. “I love it when people...
  • SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail money

    SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail money
    A contingent of SunRail leaders will meet with federal officials Wednesday to ask for at least $126 million to nearly double the size of the 31.5-mile system. SunRail managers expected the money to be included in President Barack Obama's budget released...
  • Part of Parramore Avenue to close for soccer stadium

    Part of Parramore Avenue to close for soccer stadium
    Orlando will prepare the way for a new soccer stadium in Parramore by closing off a part of the neighborhood's namesake avenue. Without discussion, City Council voted unanimously Monday to permanently vacate Parramore Avenue between West Central...
  • Will Uber follow Broward laws?

    Will Uber follow Broward laws?
    If Orlando's experience with Uber is any guide, Broward County could be wasting its time. Uber still isn't following a new law that went into effect on Feb. 1 in Orlando, requiring the smart-phone-based drivers-for-hire to obtain permits and to charge at...