| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Orchid Garden, a hidden gem in downtown Orlando, has undergone a $2 million renovation by Tremont Realty Capital and is back in business.
The hall and meeting facility was created in the image of a New Orleans courtyard when Bob Snow built it in the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Tobias Harris and Nik Vucevic made it clear Monday: Each said he wants to sign a contract extension with the Orlando Magic by the Oct. 31 deadline to do so.
"Obviously, I want to be here," Harris, a 22-year-old forward, said during the Magic's annual...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Orlando Sentinel's live coverage of Orlando Magic media day at the Amway Center on Monday. Player interviews and behind the scenes of our coverage.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The Orlando Magic's offseason will end Monday, when players and coaches convene at Amway Center for their annual media day. On Tuesday, the Magic will hold their first official practice of the 2014-15 season.
The regular-season opener looms on Oct. 28....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
In honor of the great Martin Luther King, I have a dream. I have a dream that there will be a day when we turn on SportsCenter and they'll be talking about triumphs and touchdowns, not domestic abuse and child...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Picture this: an Orlando Fire Department commander walking around a music festival with a backpack stuffed with nearly $45,000, doling out cash-filled envelopes to city firefighters.
It's not a back-alley bribery scandal. But until recently, it was...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
GAINESVILLE — For close to four seasons, wide receivers in Florida's offense must have felt like they were relegated to the Land of the Misfit Toys.
Underappreciated and underused at times in the Gators' struggling offensive lineups, those players...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:59 PM
October is a month for frights, but there's no need to fear a lack of options on the concert scene.
Music fans can choose among an array of musical styles and venues. There will be a return performance by a salsa king and a two-night homecoming stand by...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:42 AM
WHAT: Cirque du Soleil has launched a new arena tour for its show "Varekai," including a Central Florida stop at the Amway Center. The show previously traveled the world for 11 years with its own giant circus tent.
"Varekai" is the name of a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — A quick tour of Portland's downtown neighborhoods reveals a city resembling the ongoing development in Orlando.
The restaurants and bars that line Northwest 23rd Avenue in downtown Portland pulsated with activity a few hours...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai," playing at Orlando's Amway Center through Sunday, provides the thrills for which the circus-arts entertainment company is known. But in "Varekai" there's some down time between the gasp-worthy feats.
The wow factor is...