| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Some see God in a magnificent sunset or in the face of a sleeping baby.
But comedian Mike Delamont found the Almighty in a dress and an accent. A Scottish accent, to be precise. That's important.
"I tried a British accent and it just didn't work," the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on stages around Central Florida. Theaters are getting a jump on the holiday by presenting festive fare before the Thanksgiving turkey has been carved.
Mid-November sees the curtain rise on two shows adapted...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:43 PM
When Jinkx Monsoon won season 5 of the televised competition "RuPaul's Drag Race," she received the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar."
That was last May. By August, Jerick Hoffer — the actor who created Jinkx — was starring off-...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Wanzie Presents and D Squared productions will revive "Carolina Moon: A Campy Trailer Trash Tragedy," beginning this Saturday, Jan. 25, for a five-show run at the Parliament House's Footlight Theatre.
"Carolina Moon" broke all previous Footlight Theatre...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Chris Christini, Christini's Orlando: Hidden in a sea of neon and traffic, Christini's is among the elders of Restaurant Row and still among the top tier of go-to restaurants for special occasions.
Yoshie Cabral, retired sushi chef at Disney's...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Gatorland, the longtime Orange Blossom Trail attraction, has raised its ticket prices by $2 for adults and children.
General admission is now $26.99, $18.99 for ages 3 to 12. The increase took effect Sunday.
The 110-acre wildlife park's Florida-...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Some of the people who fascinate me most are those who stop everything they are doing, midlife, to follow a calling.
The CEO who wants to teach kindergarten. The former Marine who becomes a social worker.
Here in Central Florida, I'm seeing a new...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A 25-year-old transgender individual from Jacksonville was arrested on South Orange Blossom Trail early Friday morning after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper saw the person dancing topless.
According to an arrest report, one driver and a motorcyclist...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Deniese Esters can't pass Goff's ice cream stand on Orange Blossom Trail without stopping for a cone.
A medium, vanilla cone dipped in chocolate to be exact.
"Every time I drive by," said Esters, who lives in Apopka. " Oh my God, Goff's ice cream, I...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation agents raided a south Orange County pharmacy Tuesday and arrested two pharmacists who co-own the business on prescription drug trafficking charges.
The case against JR Pharmacy, located on Whisper Lakes Boulevard...