| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Dear Orlando Magic: I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but your window of opportunity has closed before it even opened.
Now that NBA superstar Kevin Love is set to join fellow NBA superstars LeBron James and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Here's a new chance to get top seats for the next Disney on Ice production, based on hit movie "Frozen." A ninth performance of "Frozen" has been added to its Orlando engagement at the Amway Center this September.
The Disney on Ice version of "Frozen"...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
A pair of fighters who competed on the Amway Center undercard have been released by UFC, according to a report by BloodyElbow.com.
Arizona featherweight Estevan Payan and Oregon lightweight Pat “Bam Bam” Healy have recently been deleted from...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Longwood developer who once pushed the button to start his company's implosion of the old Amway Arena is awaiting sentencing for attempting to bribe South Carolina officials with a Porsche, pricey meals and strippers.
The path that led ZMG...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Plans for a new 205-room Hyatt Place hotel were filed with the Orlando city planning office, for the corner of South Street and Garland Avenue, next to the Ballroom at Church Street.
The owner of the project is Boston-based Tremont Realty Capital, and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:18 AM
I had the chance to ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer about the three new hotels being built or planned in the downtown Orlando area.
This boomlet is significant for downtown, especially if you include a fourth project, the new Aloft Downtown Orlando that...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A man normally accustomed to being in the spotlight, David Siegel just wanted to enjoy the show instead of being a part of it.
So it was Saturday night as the CEO of Westgate Resorts watched the Orlando Predators in their first home game since he was...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Jay Gruden has come a long way since 2006.
Eight years ago, he was synonymous with the Orlando Predators as the Arena Football League team's highly successful coach. Now he is in his first season as coach of the Washington Redskins.
As for his former...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It's official. Time-share tycoon David Siegel is the new owner of the Orlando Predators — and he's moving the team back to the Amway Center.
The Westgate Resorts CEO, whose family was featured in the film documentary "The Queen of Versailles,"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Victor Oladipo had an idea of what to expect when he and Orlando Magic teammate Tobias Harris joined USA Basketball’s select team.
Oladipo knew the select team’s job was to help the national team prepare for the upcoming FIBA World Cup,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Downtown Orlando is in the midst of a hotel boomlet, with two properties under construction and at least three others in the works.
The latest project to surface, if ultimately built, would add a 205-room Hyatt Place to the corner of South Street and...