| Feb 20, 2013
The extension will roughly follow the old railbed from San Sebastian Trailhead on State Road 436 southwest to Maitland Boulevard, according to Sentinel writer Martin E. Comas. It will connect to an existing 3/4-mile segment that runs west from Bear Lake...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Gatorland will give Florida teachers free tickets for themselves and one guest to the attraction during March and April.
Teachers will be required to present a photo ID and proof of employment at the time of admission. This deal cannot be used in...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Fuddy Meers is just the right sort of show to help Parliament House's Footlight Theater, best known for drag shows and gay-themed entertainment, branch out into full-length, more-mainstream fare.
An R-rated comedy full of wacky characters seen through...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Things are, well, zipping right along for new Central Florida zipline attractions. Zip Orlando has opened for business in Kissimmee, and Gatorland has set a date for the opening of its Screamin' Gator Zip Line.
The Zip Orlando course is located...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 6:28 PM
An Orlando teen was arrested on a murder charge today in connection to a triple shooting at the InTown Suites last month.
Tovaris Antonio Grant, 18, was booked into the Orange County Jail this afternoon on a charge of first-degree murder with a firearm...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Gatorland is making final preparations for the debut of its Screamin' Gator Zip Line, an aerial cable course that skirts the edges – and flies over animal habitats – of the theme park. Its official opening date is June 16, but the website says it's...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Grown weary of Christmas traditions?
Well, far from traditional, "Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol," may be just the thing to spike your eggnog. The conceit of Michael Wanzie's comic adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale is that an all-...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:41 PM
Orange County Deputy Brandon Coates, who was gunned down during a traffic stop earlier this month, was among the 160 law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty across the country this year — evidence that violence against cops...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
We're giving hugs and slugs today, starting with a round of hugs for a trio of Republicans who started their new terms the right way.
Sure, the governor made the biggest headlines for kicking off his first day in office by sucking up millions of...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Gatorland guests will be zipping over jumping crocodiles, the alligator breeding marsh and through the park's bird rookery by June, park officials said Thursday.
Details of the Screamin' Gator Zip Line, announced during groundbreaking for the attraction,...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Orange County deputies are investigating the death of a woman after her body was found Sunday morning in the rear parking lot of Cleo's, an adult entertainment club on South Orange Blossom Trail, officials said.
Deputies have identified the victim as...