| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:23 AM
On Day Four of Orlando Sentinel Live, we go to a place where the TVs are black-and-white and the cars are pure muscle.
In honor of Throwback Thursday, we're going to the Mount Dora Museum of Speed. Housed in a replica Art Deco building, the attraction...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Ice cream for lunch? Yes, please.
For the final day of Orlando Sentinel Live, I head out to Allen's Creamery & Coffee House in Windermere for a sundae. Or should I say a SUNDAE.
The locally-owned ice cream shop offers something called the Allen's...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Here's a new way to help the Central Florida arts community — help yourself when buying tickets to Orlando's touring Broadway shows.
United Arts of Central Florida, in the midst of its annual Campaign for the Arts fundraiser, this week expanded...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Orlando Science Center again will charge $5 for admission for a day. Five bucks per person will get folks into the museum on Sunday, June 1.
The usual price is $19 ($13 for ages 3-11).
The Walmart $5 Day gives access to the museum’s big-screen...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget.
| May 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
WHAT: Literature's little monkey is back at Orlando Science Center. The "Curious George: Let's Get Curious!" exhibit, which passed through the museum in 2011, begins its return engagement Saturday. The exhibit, set where George and The Man with the Yellow...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:02 PM
It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant.
In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Universal's grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley is behind us. So, what's next on the calendar of events for Central Florida theme parks and attractions? Here's what's coming for August and September.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. George Diaz wrote about gay-marriage bashing on Monday, today he's writing about Tony Dungy's comments on the NFL's first openly gay player Michael Sam. How do you feel about the former NFL coach'...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Orlando's Mini Maker Faire is getting an upgrade. The event, featuring do-it-yourself enthusiasts, will lose its "mini," becoming "Maker Faire Orlando" and expanding into a two-day occasion at the Orlando Science Center.
Maker Faire, set for Sept 14-15,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...