| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Captain Jack Sparrow swings down upon the gang of pirates overtaking the ship. Swords clash before he calms the rumble and they celebrate with fireworks bursting above.
Sound like a scene from the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick? It's actually a...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:17 AM
JetBlue Airways on Tuesday launched its Cabin Fever sale with fares ranging from $50-160 one way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The special Web fares must be purchased before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 23 and are valid for travel...
| Dec 29, 2012
I celebrated the news that Commissioner Gerard Robinson had resigned. It's going to take the Board of Education a long time to clean up the mess he left behind.
I pray Florida will choose a successor who will take into account the views of school...
| May 12, 2013
My expectations are rarely high for restaurants in airport hotels. The emphasis is often sustenance for transient visitors, not a taste of local flavor.
So when Crimson Tavern opened inside the Orlando Airport Marriott with a focus on sourcing local...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:49 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Alaska Airlines launched its first nonstop flight from Lindbergh Field to Orlando, the airline and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced Friday.
The service, which flies once daily five times a week, began Thursday,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:34 AM
I was near Orlando International Airport the other evening as the sun was close to setting in the winter sky. It was clear with only a few clouds on the horizon. The light was gorgeous. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make an image.
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:28 AM
As the designated local pool photographer for President Barack Obama's visit to central Florida, Tuesday, Joe Burbank shares a few observations from Press Van 1 in the presidential motorcade:
• Doesn't the photo above look like an album cover? It...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Just days before the GOP presidential contenders blitz the state for the upcoming Florida primary election, President Barack Obama delighted guests, supporters and VIPs with a visit to Walt Disney World, in Lake Buena Vista, Thursday. Standing in front of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In addition to spending much more on travel advertising and dangling incentives for pro soccer teams that train in Central Florida, the Florida Legislature’s $70 billion budget also sets aside money to help employees of area tourism businesses get...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A magnetically-levitated train proposal for Central Florida is slated to go to Orange County Commissioners in about a month. Commissioner Fred Brummer asked about the status of the project, which you can find more background on here, and County...